Staff Team

The Staff Team are involved in the day to ministry of the Church.

Oversight Team

Mission Partners

Kevin Newman
Senior Pastor

Kevin and Fran have one son, Quin. Once a chemistry teacher, Kevin is now delighted to find himself teaching the Bible and leading ChristChurch. He loves helping people with questions about Jesus Christ, running 5Ks, and eating Chicken Jalfrezi.

Jay Parsons
Associate Minister

Loves: Teaching the Bible and seeing people get to know Jesus. Being husband to Jo and dad to Abigail, Layla and Isaac. Likes: mountains, Leeds United, all sports, Football Manager, historical novels, spicy food, all forms of cheese. Dislikes: seafood, bad spelling and punctuation: and having a bad back.

Gifty Agbenyeke
Operations Manager

Gifty has been at ChristChurch Banstead since 2009. She was recently appointed Operations Manager; a role that allows her to serve the church community using her training in human resources and her love of planning.  She is married with two children.

Gaynor Atterbury
Families Co-ordinator

I have been a Christian for over 20 years, initially serving the Lord at Preschool, now supporting our families and children's work weekly and through special events. I believe God’s Word is foundational and so support regular Bible study, individually and in groups. I am married with 2 children.

Naomi Foster
Families' Pastoral Worker

Naomi is married to Stewart and has two teenage children who she loves spending time with. Music tastes range from Bon Jovi to Mozart and she loves to travel to new and exciting places!

Andrew McKenna
Associate Minister (Music & Media)

Andrew is married to Ruth and they have two sons. He loves teaching people the Bible and training church musicians, which he does in ChristChurch and with Music Ministry UK. In his spare time he enjoys all kinds of music and sports.

Nigel Paget
Facilities Co-ordinator

Lived in Wallington most of my life. Came to Christ through the Billy Graham Outreach in 1986.  Joined ChristChurch Banstead in 2000.  Enjoys skiing, reading historical non-fiction, golf, surfing in Cornwall and walking. Relaxes by playing the piano - would love to play it better.  Married to Jane, two children: James and Sophia, with son-in-law Tom.

David Ridal
Assistant Youth Minister

David grew up in Sutton Coldfield before studying at Durham University and completing a Ministry Training Scheme. David joined the team at ChristChurch Banstead in 2017. He loves to see young people thriving in living boldly for Jesus. He is a keen supporter of Manchester City F.C. and Warwickshire C.C.C but also enjoys walks, playing squash and cooking.

Caroline Scott-Evans
Jack & Jill PreSchool Manager

Caroline is married to James and they have two children.  Caroline has worked with early years children for over 20 years.  She loves being with friends and family, dancing round the kitchen with the kids, wallking, swimming, being on the beach.

John Taylor
Assistant Minister

Jonti was born in Glasgow and grew up in south London. After completing his studies at theological college he has recently joined the staff team at ChristChurch Banstead. He is married to Fiona, a keen drummer, an out of shape basketballer, a music and food enthusiast, and loves seeing people mature in Christ.

Lisa Travers
Assistant Minister (Children)

Originally from Ireland, Lisa has lived in England since 2011. She has been enjoying the sights and sounds of Banstead since October 2014. Her first loves are ballet, reading, baking, daffodils and Jesus – not necessarily in that order!