Our leadership team consists of four couples and one man. They meet once every month or so and provide oversight to the development of the congregation as a whole.
TIM AND SHEVVY DANNATT
Tim & Shevvy minister to the congregation full-time on staff. They have two children at University and two Labradors at home. Tim studied Veterinary Medicine at the University of London while Shevvy did a degree in Social Science at University College Dublin, and then qualified as a Social Worker as a post-graduate, specialising in Counselling. They have been married for 30 years this year and live in Yateley in Hampshire. In their spare time, they enjoy walking their dogs, veterinary and beekeeping. You can contact them on 07951379965.
RUDIE AND LIZELLE HAVENGA
Rudie and Lizelle live in the Reading area and have four children – three grown up and one preteen. They are originally from South Africa where they worshipped with the Johannesburg Church of Christ. Rudie studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Pretoria and Lizelle studied Food and Clothing Technology. Rudie has remained in his field of study and currently works at an Engineering firm in the Petrochemical industry. Lizelle worked in the food industry and has always been passionate about edible creations. She has recently changed careers and is now working in the Interior Design industry. They oversee the ministry based in Lower Earley and host a family group. They love the outdoors and are always ready for a BBQ. They have teen ministry meetings at their house and love to fill their home with young people.
TIDU AND JOAN MANKOO
Tidu and Joan live in Marlow and look after 5 children and two dogs. In addition, Tidu runs a successful dental practice in Marlow, while also lecturing to dentists at conferences all over the globe. His speciality is Restorative, Implant & Aesthetic Dentistry. Joan is currently studying for a degree in counselling. They oversee our ministry in High Wycombe and regularly host teen events.
CHRIS AND JANE WATKINS
Chris and Jane have a son, Harry, and a dog, Monty, and live in Tadley. Chris studied Sociology at the University of Surrey and after resigning his commission as an officer with the Royal Regiment of Wales served as a staff member in congregations in Cardiff and London. Jane worked as a commercial manager for Marks and Spencer before joining Chris to serve on staff. Ten years ago they then started their own consulting business. They oversee some of our most far-flung outpost ministries and run the services in Basingstoke. Chris is a regular speaker at services, and Jane sings on the worship team as well as coordinating the women singers. They are famous in the congregation for their hospitality and have fun times with the teen ministry when they come around.
Malcolm serves the congregation as a staff member, with special responsibility for the corporate worship and development of the preachers and teachers in the congregation. He studied music at Birmingham University and then Theology at the London School of Theology. He has been married to his GP wife, Penny, for over 30 years, and they have two grown-up children. His hobbies include reading, walking, writing and making music. He is also a certified digital coach on coach.me where he offers prayer coaching. You can find him on the web, youtube and twitter, or contact him on 07973 491 021.