Allan (lead pastor) & Toni Fraser
Allan and Toni have been in church leadership since March 2014.
As well as being a primary school teacher for many years, Allan has also worked in labouring and catering and an assortment of other jobs. In his spare time he enjoys playing football, snooker and going to the gym, and is also a governor for two local schools.
Toni is a self-employed British Sign Language-English Interpreter. She is passionate about empowering people in their God-given abilities. She has a heart for the Deaf community, worship and telling people about Jesus. When she has a spare moment, you can usually find her watching TV in bed!
Together they have lived in the Northeast of England all of their lives, most of it in Darlington. They have been married since 1997 and have two grown-up children.
They have a passion for Darlington and its people, and love helping people encounter Jesus and grow in their Christian walk.
paul saxton (Evangelist)
Paul is married to Rebecca, they got married in 2006 and have two young sons, Noah and Jacob. Paul has been involved in many areas of church life, including youth work and evangelism. He has a real heart for discipleship and seeing the Kingdom of God expand in his hometown.
Paul graduated from Cliff College in Derbyshire with a BA (Hons) degree in Theology and went on to complete the Graduate Teacher Program in 2008. He is now a secondary school RE teacher in Middlesborough. Paul is a lifelong supporter of Darlington Football Club and enjoys time with his family.
alan & sue ormerod (Prayer & pastoral)
Alan and Sue have been married since 2005 and have been involved in pastoral ministry together, and both share a passion to build a strong church family in Darlington where every member is valued and plays a significant part.
Alan was born and bred in Darlington and is a life long supporter of Darlington FC. He currently works in the telecommunications industry and in the past has spent many years managing pubs and clubs. He enjoys a pint and a game of dominoes with his mates, he's a fan of Rod Stewart and likes nothing better than to put his feet up and watch a western movie.
Sue is from Middlesbrough, where she is also a life long supporter of her beloved local football team, the Boro. Sue works part time as a social worker for a national charity and also enjoys meeting friends or going out for a meal with Alan. Sue has a passion to see people grow in faith and maturity and in their relationship with God, and has a special heart for prayer.