There are many many people who make Fresh Expressions work.
We aim to be a network of networks, championing the practice and pioneering of people right across the country.
So in some ways a page about our team should be a mirror, held reflecting back at you. We want to say thank you for all you’re doing.
However, for this page we guess you’ve visited to find out who’s behind all this so here’s a few introductions…
Phil Potter was appointed Archbishops’ Missioner and Leader of the Fresh Expressions team from May 2014. As well as leading the team and implementing the overall strategic aims, Phil is involved in continuing to develop Church of England policy to allow fresh expressions of church to flourish.
Susie Wall joined the team in 2014 and provides administrative and organisational support to Phil Potter.
Pete Atkins joined the team in 2006 and is currently working part-time as Team Coordinator, having previously convened the Training Hub and coordinated the mission shaped ministry course for the team.
Kath Atkins joined the team in 2006 works with her husband Pete but particularly encouraging our work with Rural Fresh Expressions.
Tim Lea is a long-time Associate Missioner of Fresh Expressions, Tim joined the team in 2013 to look after our programme of vision days across the UK. From June 2015 he took on a new role coordinating many of the projects the team is undertaking.
Simon Goddard is a Pioneer in the Cambridge area and a Minister in the Eastern Baptist Association. Simon is involved in many aspects of Fresh Expressions work nationally but particularly the MSM Online course.
Graham Horsley is the Methodist Connextional Fresh Expressions Missioner and works on many areas including coaching and mentoring. Graham first got involved in church planting in the 1980s and coordinated church planting in the Methodist Church from 1994–2010.