Rev. David John, our Senior Minister, grew up in Hastings and studied English at university. He spent six years as a Secondary School teacher before entering full-time ministry. He trained at Spurgeon's College and has pastored Churches in Hastings, Battle, Gillingham and Worthing. He and Alison moved to Ashley in 2009. He enjoys reading, going to the Opera and playing music.
Rev. Alison John, our Assistant Minister, comes from Bristol, and worked as a physicist before the children were born. After some time in Adult Education she became a Spiritual Advisor for a group of residential homes in Kent. She completed her training at Spurgeon's College, with a special interest in sharing the love of Jesus with older people. She enjoys playing music and walking.
Rachel White, Our Children’s and Youth Pastor is originally from Warrington, and studied drama at Edge Hill University. In January 2013 Rachel moved to the South Coast in to start her role as Children's and Youth Pastor at ABC. Since then Rachel has met and married her husband Jon and they now have a daughter, Amelia. In her spare time she loves being with family, spending time at the beach and going for walks in the forest!
Esther Ghoojamanian, our Church Administrator grew up in New Malden, in Surrey but moved to the New Forest in 2007. She worked for IBM for many years and has many years working in an office environment.
Pearl Blencowe, our Church Secretary.
Neville Keenan, our Church Treasurer, is the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer for Zoe-Life Group in South Africa.
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Jon - Maintenance
Helen - Families
Ann - Pastoral
Trevor - Maintenance
Lorant - Mission
Di - Membership
Jon - Evangelism