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.
Dave Dixon - lead Worship leader
Dave and Jacqui have been married for more than twenty years and have two daughters Lauren and Jess. Dave and Jacqui are also foster carers and have welcomed Hannah and Hayley into their family just to keep life interesting! Dave works in the education sector as a teacher and consultant, whilst Jacqui is a children and families social worker. Dave and Jacqui have been involved in numerous church roles over the years from hospitality to youth work and have served at many events such as summer festivals. Dave is a musician and can often be seen leading worship in a variety of settings. He has a passion to see people released into creative worship expressions and to be transformed in the knowledge of their true identity in Christ!
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.