In September 2007, Glyn & Sophia pioneered !Audacious Church, an AoG Church in central Manchester. It has grown from 50 people in a back street warehouse into a multi-site, multi-generational church of 4 locations - 3 locations in and around Manchester plus another in Chester. Their central location has an active congregation of 4,000 people. They are currently about to break ground on a brand new purpose built Church facility which will include within it a 2,500 seater auditorium.
A powerful and sought-after communicator, Glyn's preaching and inspirational teaching continue to challenge and grow people of all generations throughout the world. He has been a regular speaker at many of the AoG conferences around the globe and continuously helps leaders break growth barriers in churches of all sizes. He also has strong connections with some of the most influential church movements and ministries in the world, with many of them included in his friendship circle.
Married to Sophia for 25 years they have two children, Georgia and Jaedon. Glyn is passionate about Assemblies of God and the Church as a whole in the UK and always seeks to champion local leaders to become all that they can be. He is currently studying for his Master of Leadership recognising the ongoing need in himself to grow and develop.
Roy along with his wife keely leads Net Church a vibrant growing church with multi locations in london and the South East. He is a graduate of mattersey Bible college and is fiercely committed to the AoG. Roy is a passionate leader who excels in the pioneer spirit and has invaluable experience leading churches of all sizes and differing communities.
Denise Curgenven is a Lancashire lass who along with her husband Simon have been serving God at Hope Church Mid-Wales for over 22 years. Beginning as a Youth Pastor, Denise then transitioned to Associate Pastor and is now the Senior Pastor of the largest AoG Church in Wales.
Denise is a powerful preacher with a prophetic edge who is passionate about building people, building churches, and building leaders. She is a much sought-after Church and Conference speaker and is known for her love for the Bible and zeal for God’s House. Her no nonsense, straight talking style of ministry inspires people to believe for breakthrough and life transformation.
A medical doctor by first profession, Iain Duthie grew the general medical practice of which he was a partner within the city of Aberdeen for over 20 years. His medical career included academic general practice as a senior lecturer at Aberdeen University medical school and also ongoing service as a Police Surgeon (Forensic Medical Examiner) with Police Scotland. In 2004 Iain left full time general practice and along with his wife Elizabeth (a primary school teacher) took on the leadership role at King’s Community Church, Aberdeen. God has been gracious over the past fifteen years with the church growing from just over a hundred to now around one thousand people who gather over four services every Sunday. The church is diverse with around forty nationalities represented from all ages, stages and backgrounds of life. Iain has served on the Scottish leadership Team for AoG for the past twelve years and on the training department of AoG for a similar period of time.
His passion is to build healthy people, a healthy leadership and a healthy church community that equips and encourages lives to be transformed through an ever deepening personal relationship with Jesus Christ; and for the local Church to be a light in the community as a ‘city set on a hilltop’. Iain and his leadership team have developed strong links across a diverse range of civic life within the city. The church is currently in a building acquisition programme and is committed to mission at home and internationally. Iain has five grown up children, all married, now with seven grandchildren; with four out of the five having married internationally and some settled all around the world. Iain is a graduate of Aberdeen University Medical School (MBChB) and is a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Simon Jarvis leads the thriving One Church Network and is based in the city of Gloucester, UK.
The vision of One Church is expanding and now covers nine expressions, across the globe, with a heart to invest into more! Simon’s life calling is to grow people and help them discover their God-given potential. To “Live Big”! His zest for life bubbles over into everything he does, especially in leadership development and communication.
Simon has been married to Ally for over 25 years and they have two adult children, Jack and Abigail.
Simon is a keen West Ham & Gloucester rugby fan and enjoys swimming, reading and curry.
Kirk is from Newcastle Australia and has been in full time ministry since 1999. From 1999-2008 he served as Youth Pastor and Associate Pastor. His roles in this time included leading young generation groups: kids, youth and young adults. He also ran Youth Alive for the Newcastle region, working with over 30 churches and seeing events of thousands of young people attending and being saved. Kirk and Tracee with a team pioneered a new campus of the church and saw it grow and it is still going today. Kirk also served as Sports Chaplain to the Newcastle Knights Rugby League team.
In 2008 Kirk and Tracee felt God call them to the United Kingdom and Europe. Kirk’s father was born in Scotland, so it was like God was sending him back to the land of his fathers. Through a few God orchestrated contacts, Kirk was connected with Kings Christian Centre in Birmingham. In 2009 Kirk and Tracee and their two children Josiah and Ruby, sold everything they owned, said goodbye to their families to follow the call of God and become the new pastors of the church in Birmingham. Since arriving they have repurposed the church that was pioneered in 1940, rebranding to Connect Church and moving their services to St Andrews football stadium in 2014. Kirk became the club chaplain of Birmingham City football club in 2013. In 2017 the church started construction on a brand new 500 seat church building on a site right next door to the stadium. Kirk has always been a part of the Assemblies of God in Australia and then the UK and served four years as zone leader in the Central area. Kirk sees himself as a missionary to the United Kingdom and Europe and has ministered in twenty-one nations. His passion is to see every believer mobilised into mission.
Kirk loves living in England and especially sports. When Australia play England he always wins as he is a dual citizen. One of his favourite times of the week is when the music for Match of the Day starts playing on a Sunday night.
Stuart is the General Manager of AOG GB, leading the staff team, as they support and equip the ministers and Churches while outworking the vision of the National Leadership Team.
He is one of the Pastors of !Audacious and travels extensively speaking & coaching for Charities, Churches, and Businesses on issues of leadership and transformation. He also works regularly with Local and National Government to create partnerships between the Church and civil society.
Stuart is married to Julie, a professional counsellor, and psychotherapist, and together they have 3 adult children and a dog named Lord Samuel of Light; they call him Sam.
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