Leadership

Board

The Board are responsible for strategic direction, determining policies and holding the Executive Team accountable.

Richard Coekin

Advisor

Richard Coekin is the Director of the Co-Mission church-planting movement in London, UK, and Senior Pastor of Dundonald Church, SW London. Richard is a renowned Bible teacher and has been involved in launching numerous churches and other ministries, such as the London Mens’ and Womens’ Conventions, the 9:38 Ministry Training Strategy, the Passion for Life mission, and most recently The Planting Collective. He is also involved in a Bible ministry to Members of Parliament in Westminster. He is the author of several books including Our Father and Gospel DNA. He is married to Siân and they have five children.

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Tim Davies

Trustee

Tim was married to Tanya on April Fools’ Day 1989. They have four grown up children (Bethan, Anna, Rebekah and Caleb), a son in law (Grant) and two grandchildren. He loves East Africa, where he was born and brought up, running long distances and is passionate about Welsh rugby. 

Following work in business and industry (mainly the motor industry) Tim has served churches in a variety of settings in rural Oxfordshire and Sheffield. He is Central’s founding minister. He is still amazed by Jesus’ words, “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Mark 10v45)

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Paul Houghton

Trustee

Paul is married to Debs and they have three children. He is a chartered accountant and an audit partner with Grant Thornton UK LLP, where he heads up the Sheffield office. As well as being a trustee of AMiE, Paul is also on the council of Oak Hill College and Treasurer of Christ Church Fulwood, his local church, where he is an active member. He also serves as a volunteer leader on summer activity holidays for young people.

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Richard Leadbeater

Trustee

‘Leady’ has been a follower of King Jesus since the age of 16. He’s married to Libby and they have three children. Leady studied theology at university, and got ordained in the Church of England after a short career in professional football. Before moving to Guildford in July 2014 to help start King’s Church where he is the Senior Minister, he served as Assistant Minister at St Stephen’s in Birmingham. He enjoys sport, family holidays and pretending to know how to make a good coffee!

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Rt Revd Andy Lines

Advisor

Andy is married to Mandy and they have three adult children. Andy, following his conversion as a teenager at summer camps, served in the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment from 1979 – 88.

While serving in the Army, Andy was seconded to Operation Raleigh and led a team of 28 young people in bridge building, water improvement and medical work in remote jungle settlements in north-eastern Peru, helping Christian refugees from the civil war. On leaving the Army, Andy studied at All Nations Christian College. After six months’ language learning in Spain, he went to Paraguay in 1991 under the auspices of the South American Mission Society where he became the director of the Diocesan Bible Institute in Asunción (CALEB), co-ordinating and teaching Bible courses for the church’s lay and ordained leaders. He and Mandy were also involved in teaching on biblical marriage principles. He taught the Bible at a bilingual Anglican school for pupils, staff and parents. He was ordained whilst pastoring the English-speaking congregation of St. Andrew’s, Asunción. They left Paraguay in late 1999.

Andy took over as General Secretary of Crosslinks in October 2000 (changed to Mission Director/CEO in 2008). From 2003 Crosslinks was involved in supporting Anglican churches in England that were, for good reasons, unable to work within the Church of England. He left Crosslinks in September 2018.

Andy enjoys military history, Spanish-speaking, cycling, rugby, second-hand bookshops, and amateur dramatics. Andy and Mandy live in South West London

In June 2017 Andy was consecrated Gafcon Missionary Bishop for Europe to provide oversight for Anglican churches outside the formal structures. He is a member of the College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America and the Anglican Network in Canada.

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Lee McMunn

Mission Director

Lee McMunn is the Senior Minister of Trinity Church Scarborough, a church planted in May 2017. He is also the Mission Director of AMiE, working alongside the Executive Team and the Board to multiply and strengthen AMiE churches. He is married to Vicky and they have three children. He has written the Identity Course and a short outreach book called Essentials.

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Brian O'Donoghue

Trustee

Brian lives in London with Claire (wife), Ella, Tom, Fred, and Will (children) and Tilly (dog). He is passionate to see the gospel of Jesus proclaimed across England and beyond. He serves at St Helen Bishopsgate and is a trustee for several Christian charities. Brian has been involved in AMiE since 2012 including as Chairman of its Trustees since December 2018 and he particularly enjoys church planting visits. Sunshine, cryptic crosswords, delicious food, and contemporary fiction are some of his favourite things.

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Executive Team

The Executive Team work to implement the strategic decisions made by the Board.

Lee McMunn

Executive Director/ Mission Director

Lee McMunn is the Senior Minister of Trinity Church Scarborough, a church planted in May 2017. He is also the Mission Director of AMiE, working alongside the Executive Team and the Board to multiply and strengthen AMiE churches. He is married to Vicky and they have three children. He has written the Identity Course and a short outreach book called Essentials.

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Tim Davies

Membership Director

Tim was married to Tanya on April Fools’ Day 1989. They have four grown up children (Bethan, Anna, Rebekah and Caleb), a son in law (Grant) and two grandchildren. He loves East Africa, where he was born and brought up, running long distances and is passionate about Welsh rugby.

Following work in business and industry (mainly the motor industry) Tim has served churches in a variety of settings in rural Oxfordshire and Sheffield. He is Central’s founding minister. He is still amazed by Jesus’ words, “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Mark 10v45)

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Jonathan Pryke

Ministry Director

Jonathan is senior minister of Jesmond Parish Church (JPC) in Newcastle upon Tyne. He worked as a civil engineer before ordination and was a curate in Corby in the East Midlands before joining the staff of JPC in 1988. He has been involved with the planting of two new churches on Tyneside. He loves being on the executive team of AMiE! He is married to Vivienne, and they have three adult children, one daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren.

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Jo Bull

Operations Manager

Jo lives in Stockport with her husband, Tim and their son. After working as a primary school teacher for several years, Jo worked for her local church; first as an Apprentice then as their Women’s Worker. Following on from this, she worked as a Church Administrator for a large Anglican church before taking on the role of AMiE’s Operations Manager in April 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys sport, sewing and reading.

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Matt Thompson

Planting Director

Matt is the Senior Minister and co-planter of Christ Church Stockport, an AMiE church planted in 2018. He is married to Lil, they have two children, George and Charlotte and (accidentally) two dogs.

Although brought up going to church and believing that Jesus is his saviour, Matt came to understood that Jesus must also be his Lord at age 15.

In his spare time he can be found walking the dogs or watching his children play cricket. He loves sport and is an Americophile.

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Strengthening Director

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