New Life Family Church is a charitable organisation, and is accountable to a team of trustees who oversee the management of the charity accounts and administration.
The Trustees for New Life Family Church are:
Pastor Mike Smith leads the team at New Life Family Church, Stowmarket, now in its 16th year of impacting the county of Suffolk. Mike also has a passion to see lives changed in Uganda and Rwanda, regularly taking God’s message of hope and love to the people, planting churches and building orphanages and schools. Mike’s desire is to see lives changed through God’s Word, “raising champions in life to fulfil their full potential!” Mike is married to Hazel, and they have three children, all grown up and married, and six grandchildren.
Simon has over thirty years of senior management experience in the Private, Learning and Skills and Third (Charities) Sectors, in particular the Telecoms, Airline,the Further Education and the Adoption, Fostering and Social Care Sectors. As well as being a Trustee of New Life Family Church, Simon is Chair of Governors at Combs Middle School and a Parent Governor at Hardwick Middle, both in Suffolk. He has four children, and enjoys playing and watching most sports including cycling, golf, cricket and motor sport, and is also a solo BGA glider pilot. In his younger days, he played semi-professional football and has also completed four marathons.
Andy is the founder and senior leader of Family Church, located in Portsmouth, on the south coast of England. He is a visionary leader who has seen the church grow from 12 people on its first day to well over 1500 in eleven international congregations in seventeen years. He is married to Gina, and they have five children.
Adrian is actively involved with New Life Family Church as well as being a trustee. He is the Youth Pastor and is passionate about seeing young people reach their full potential. He has visited Africa several times on missions trips, and has a real heart for the people there. Adrian is a Master Technician at a local garage, and in his spare time he enjoys playing football, fishing and watching movies. He is married to Caroline and they have three children.
Richard Fenning is a businessman in the UK with over thirty years experience in agriculture. He has had involvement in Church planting and preaching, with a focus on prayer and intimacy with God. He is married to Alison, who holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Biblical Studies and Cross-cultural Mission. She is an itinerant evangelistic preacher and mission leader. They are both devoted to God and travel internationally, investing in extending God’s kingdom.