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Team

SAM – Director

Sam has been with The Netmakers since 2019.  She’s an entrepreneur, catalyst and coach and loves to see Christians resourced, equipped and released into mission, wherever God has placed them.  She’s part of Kairos Network Church and a member of their Vision Team.  As Chair of Trustees for Shine, a community organisation working out of St Stephen’s church in West Bowling, Bradford, she is also passionate about reaching out to the socially excluded and amplifying the voices of those who are unheard.  Previously, Sam was in brand management at Procter & Gamble for 17 years, seeking out ways in which business can be a force for good, and spent 8 years in school governance. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Spofforth, North Yorkshire.

CATHERINE – PioneEr Youth WORKER

Catherine is a creative, self-starter with lots of enthusiasm and imagination to take church outside the building and engage with young people in their context.

She has over twenty years experience serving in children’s and youth work as a volunteer in different church settings. 

Catherine has worked as a garden designer with her own successful design and build company and as a lecturer at Leeds Beckett School of Art and Architecture.  She lives with her husband and three children in the Harrogate area.

TRUSTEES

Wynn

Wynn is married to Mary, has four adult children and six grandchildren. He is the Pastor of Life Destiny Church, chair of trustees for the Foodbank and the Netmakers. Enjoys walking in the mountains, cycling, growing vegetables on an allotment and supporting Welsh rugby.

ADAM

Adam is leader of Hope Church, Harrogate and is passionate about touching many other villages, towns, cities and even nations with the Hope of Jesus.

ALAN

Alan is the vicar of St Peter’s, Harrogate and an Honorary Academic in the Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield, accomplished author and lecturer. Published widely, he has a great passion for finding out more about first century history – trying to answer questions like: why did people in the first century think it was a good idea to follow Jesus? You can find out more about his writing and research at www.alangarrow.com. Alan  is also on the team of Harrogate School of Theology.

BEN

Ben is the pioneer minister at Kairos Network Church in Harrogate. Ben is passionate about Jesus being the central reason for why we do what we do at Netmakers and sees that God is already at work. Ben longs to see the church in Harrogate work together to see what God is doing and get involved! He believes Netmakers should be a real and authentic community, where we function as extended family and that as many of us as possible are doing the things God has called us to do. Ben is out Trustee with responsibility for prayer at Netmakers.

CAROL

Carol, founder of Netmakers and trainer for PCUK, an affiliate of ACC. She is passionate about being part of a ‘movement’ working together in our town and has a huge heart to bless all in our neighborhoods.

MARTIN

Martin spent 25 years in the commercial world, becoming a senior HR executive for a US company in Europe. He has also played a role in a number of Christian and other voluntary bodies and has written a book called Beyond Nice about creating excellent working relationships in such organisations. He is married to Sue, a School Principal, and they have two grown-up children. Martin faithfully gives his time to Netmakers as our Treasurer.

NIK

Nik leads Vineyard Church in Harrogate with his wife, Maggie, who teaches in our town. He also works for Christians Against Poverty (CAP), is a father of three, a musician and DJ! Nik is passionate in extending God’s Kingdom together, everywhere in every way.

Other Netmakers Trustee includes Ben Clowes, Nidd Valley Methodist Circuit