Meet the Team
Senior Minister - Rev. Paul and Rachel Meredith
(For all pastoral needs and church related issues please contact Ben below )
Paul, our Senior Minister, is married to Rachel, they have two girls. Paul and Rachel met whilst training at Elim Bible College in 2002 and have since been in ministry together, joining Ryde Elim in 2007
Interim Senior Minister - Rev. Ben and Esther Brown
Ben, our Interim Senior Minister, is married to Esther, they have 3 children. They have been in church leadership for a number of years in Ashbourne and Stafford in the Midlands, moving to Ryde in 2022. Some of their responsibilities are Youth, Children and Worship. They enjoy travelling, trying out new foods and exploring new places.
Elder - Alan and Barbara Sargent
Alan is married to Barbara and is an Elder in the church. He is also responsible for the finance of the church.
We also have two further Elders (Observing)
Mat Aubert and Trevor Nicholas
Ministry Team Member - Richard and Rajinder Buxton
Richard and Rajinder have previously been missionaries in both Tanzania and Malaysia, but most recently been the Pastors of Ealing Christian Centre in London. They have a particular responsibility for the prayer ministry in the church.