Matthew has been our minister since September 2019. He is married to Tracey and has two primary school aged children. Prior to moving to St Leonards, Matthew worked for a church in north London and was trained for ministry at Oak Hill Theological College. He is passionate about Jesus Christ and his great desire is for people to come to know, love and trust him. Matthew is also the minister of St Matthew’s Church in Silverhill.
Marie has been our self employed Administrator since Oct 2020. Marie is married to Shane and has two teenage children. Marie has been a self employed Virtual PA since Oct 2019 and before that she ran a successful business for 11 years teaching exercise classes in St Leonards & Bexhill. Marie has been a Christian for 10 years attending St Matthews church originally and then HTH in her home town of Hastings.
Ruth has been our Children and Families coordinator since 2014. Ruth worked in India for 7 years, and taught
primary age children in London for more than 20 years. She changed career
following her husband's death and joined a L’Arche community, living and
working with people with learning disabilities. Similar work brought her to
Hastings in 2012. Ruth is passionate about justice and mercy and fulfilling
Jesus' words to welcome children and bless them.
Patsy Johnson is our Safeguarding Officer.