ACCELER8 DEVELOPMENT LEADER (20’s-30’s)
From May 2016, Gareth is excited to be joining the Diocese of Coventry Acceler8 team as a Development Leader, based at Westwood Church with an initial focus on overseeing student work & developing a gap year programme for young adults called Form
Gareth loves taking people out for coffee and asking loads of questions to help them work out what God is up to in their lives and their communities. He loves helping people dream, strategise and plan the next thing….!
Gareth leads Saint Aidan’s, a missional community in the Wood End area of Coventry, working in partnership with the local parish church. They are permanent members of the Order of Mission and work with Kairos Connexion to develop coaching resources for church leaders across England & Wales. As a family, they are learning how to follow the adventurous call of Jesus to grow in faith, hope & love together.
Gareth & Jenny love having friends over for dinner whilst trying to beat the clock on Jamie’s 30 minute meals, making brownies, reading blogs about Generation X,Y&Z, watching BBC 2’s Newsnight, Netflix’s The Good Wife, discovering the latest interesting places to drink good coffee, and visiting the seaside whenever possible.