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Meet the Team

The Full Gospel Church leadership Team is responsible for pastoral care of the church. The team are also the trustees of the charity.

The leadership team comprises a mixed group of recognised ministers and leaders under the direction of the Senior Church Minister Marie Lees.

Marie Lees

Marie Lees

Minister

Marie Lees is the Senior Minister for the Church, having taken over this role in September 2013 from her husband Mark who now supports her in this senior role.

Mark & Marie Lees, moved to Rushden in September 2004 to take up the role as Missional Team Leaders (Ministers) for the missional community that is known as the Full Gospel Church. They have 4 children, Jonathan, Jacob, Sophie and Joy and came to the church from a missions background having previously served as missionaries in North Pakistan. Marie Lees is a full accredited Minister, having previously served as an Associate Missionary with Assemblies of God.

Mark Lees

Mark Lees

Minister

Mark Lees is an accredited Minister with Assemblies of God UK since 1992, having previously serving as a missionary within the church stream. Mark now serves as Associate Minister for Missions and Community.

Mark & Marie bring a passion for missions and desire to see the church in Rushden rise up to meet the challenges and demands of a modern world.

As a family we have a heart for the poor and needy and bring this expression of faith and ministry into the life of the church. We Believe in partnership and seek to work with all of God’s people locally and globally to bring about the preaching of the Gospel to all nations and the imminent return of Jesus.

We run an open home, and choose to live simply by faith. Why not come in and join us for a cup of tea or a meal at any time!

Timothy Lee

Timothy Lee

Church Leadership Team

Timothy and his wife Viviane are both members of the leadership team and have three children, Chan, Taemin and Hana. They are originally from South Korea but have lived in the UK for the past ten years and are part of the mission organisation, Nations. In conjunction with Nations.

Timothy and Viviane lead their own mission, Ehad that seeks to disciple young internationals into world mission.

They contribute greatly to the ministry of the leadership team and the church with a desire to ensure that sound teaching and discipleship is at the heart of the church.

Their greatest desire is to see people equipped and prepared to serve God cross-culturally at home and abroad.

Viviane Lee

Viviane Lee

Church Leadership Team

Viviane and her husband Timothy are both members of the leadership team and have three children, Chan, Taemin and Hana. They are originally from South Korea but have lived in the UK for the past ten years and are part of the mission organisation, Nations.

Timothy and Viviane lead their own mission, Ehad that seeks to disciple young internationals into world mission.

They contribute greatly to the ministry of the leadership team and the church with a desire to ensure that sound teaching and discipleship is at the heart of the church.

Their greatest desire is to see people equipped and prepared to serve God cross-culturally at home and abroad.

Abraham Shin

Leadership team member responsible for evangelism and together with his wife Rachel for worship.

Abraham is married to Rachel and they have three children. Previously they were overseas workers in Turkey and now work locally and are key members of the church.

Debbie Bull

Debbie Bull

Long standing church member and Trustee.

Debbie Bull is married to Pete, and have two children. Debbie is a senior nurse in Kettering General Hospital, and has a real heart for the church and its members.

Chika Obichefu

Chika Obichefu

Church House Group Leader - Rushden South

Chika Obichefu is married to greg now serving in Nigeria, they have 4 children. Chika works as a senior nurse in the NHS and brings a vibrant heart for prayer and ministry into the life of the church. She is part of the wider church leadership team.

Margaret Young

Wider leadership team member

Margaret has been a church member for many years, and has been a core volunteer at the Rushden Sanctuary Night Shelter that is located on our church site. She does a weekly discipleship meeting for the homeless folks plus a weekly Bible study in church. She has a heart for serving the most needy and brings a long background and history of living for God from a difficult background.

Ron Blakemore

Wider team leadership member

Ron has more recently come back to faith and church attendance, and is married with 4 children. Ron works locally and brings management and business skills to the church. He helps oversee the finances of the church.

Brian Niblock

External oversight Trustee

Brian is a experienced AoG Pastor who us loaned to us as our external oversight Trustee from our Zone leadership church Trinity New Life in Leicester. Brian brings a voice of wisdom and experience to our leadership team and is able to objectively look and speak into the core affairs of the church and support us in this way. He is originally from New Zealand and is married to Marge.