Ministry Support Teams

Ministry Support Teams

We are trialling small Connect Group meetings in the Gatehouse hall but continue to have our online Sunday morning service & Online Alpha. Read more about the Gatehouse’s latest COVID update.

Here at the Gatehouse Church we usually have a number of ministry support teams all run by volunteers who want to serve God and the local church in their respective capacities.

We always welcome new volunteers so please speak to a Steward at church or one of our leaders.

Hospitality (Teas & coffees)

When we run normal services the Teas & Coffee team is headed up and co-ordinated by volunteer Chris Aunger. We are always looking for volunteers to help set up for this vital ministry. Please contact Chris at church.


Here at the Gatehouse we have a Visiting Team headed up by Kay Walker. Why To ensure people in hospital are visited as least once a week. To help everyone feel connected and valued. To ensure everyone is cared for. Who People who can listen and pray. People who care. People who are comfortable making conversation. Mixed ages and background. How If 6 people do 2 visits a month, 120 people can receive a visit each year. Hospital visits are…


The Worship Team is led by Julie Green. Our mission is to Work as a team united together in worshipping God. Help lead all of us into the presence of God to lavish our love on Him and see Him transform our lives and communities. That we will be His people in the right place at the right time and see Him working in and through our lives.

Cleaning, Ground & Church Maintenance

Keeping God’s house clean, welcoming and comfortable Church cleaning: Led by volunteer Betty Malpas who co-ordinates the cleaning of the church, restrooms and kitchen. Ground & church maintenance is led by Keith. Keith sees to all aspects of setting up the church for meetings and looking after the grounds outside the church. We are always looking for volunteers to help keep the church clean and welcoming. Please contact Betty if you would like more information.


The Finance Team is led by volunteer Rachael Phillips. We are looking for volunteers who will help after each service to count the collection. Please contact Rachael if you’re willing to help or would like more information. Finance report A full Financial report is available from the Vision 2020 Report handed out at the last Vision/Partnership Evening held on 18th February 2020. You can get a copy here. The Minutes of the Meeting can be downloaded here. Donations Donations can…

Welcome team

The Welcome team is headed by Peter Young and his band of helpful volunteers are always ready on a Sunday to welcome and assist visitors at our church meetings. If you would like to be part of this vital ministry please contact Peter Young or speak to a steward at church.

Tech Team

The Tech Team are responsible for four aspects of church life. These are the sound & vision desk, the church website, the ‘What’s On’ calendar and social media. We are blessed to have some outstanding people in the team. Not only are they conscientious and hardworking but they are all supremely talented in their various fields. Of course, a host of other people helped in many ways during 2019. Sound & vision The sound and vision team are responsible for…