The Activate Team

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Leadership Team

  • Fiona Castle
    Fiona Castle President

    Fiona is Activate’s President and the longest-serving member of the team. Since Fiona became a Christian, she has always been passionate about friendship evangelism; she loves to encourage others to look outwards, to share their faith in the workplace, amongst their friends,or within their area of influence.

  • Mandy Catto
    Mandy Catto Director

    Mandy has enjoyed being part of Activate’s Leadership for more than ten years. She currently lives with her husband and three kids in California, where she works for Saddleback Church and lectures in theology at Biola University. She is passionate about living out 1 Peter 3:15 in everything she does.

  • Rhiannon Goulding
    Rhiannon Goulding Director & Events Coordinator

    Our second director, Rhiannon, is also
    Activate’s Events Coordinator. Never without a project on the go, she has inspired and motivated many Christians and non-Christians to take the next step in their faith journeys, with the ultimate aim of leading people to Christ. Mum to six children, Rhiannon’s life is full of adventure, creativity, and enthusiasm!

  • Sarah McKerney
    Sarah McKerney

    Sarah is an inspirational speaker and preaches regularly. She has been part of the team for many years and is now a member of the leadership board, as well as being a source of wisdom in our regular meetings. With a desire to promote authentic faith, she serves and leads in church and the wider community.Sarah is a mum to two boys at high school. She enjoys listening to The Archers when she is on long walks with her dog.

Administrative Team

  • Rachel Allcock
    Rachel Allcock Project Manager & Content Writer

    Working part-time, Rachel is Activate’s project manager and administrator. Involved in several small groups, both in and outside of church, Rachel loves to help women connect and enjoy honest relationships. She has three children at primary school and is always looking out for ways to thrive rather than merely survive.

  • Esther Tregilgas
    Esther Tregilgas Social Media Coordinator

    Esther is wife to Matt and is a stay-at-home mum, with three girls at primary school and a toddler at home. Enjoying connecting and creating online, Esther is Activate’s social media coordinator. She has a passion for children and the women around her to meet Jesus, so she loves being part of the local mums and tots groups.

  • Becky Burr
    Becky Burr Admin & Events Assistant

    Becky is fun-loving, energetic and enthusiastic to share Jesus. She is passionate about local church and supports her new husband to run a church in Manchester, helping students find their way back to God. Becky believes the best job in the world is to see lives transformed by Jesus! With a new love for cooking, Becky loves hosting, shes learning to play the piano and loves being inspired and challenged by reading stories of missionaries around the world!

Dream Team

A group of volunteers who generously use their time and God-given talents to further the work of Activate

  • Sarah Jones
    Sarah Jones

    Sarah is an church minister who is married to Peter. They live in a little seaside town in the northwest called Cleveleys. She is a passionate communicator, who loves to bring God’s truth in a relevant and inspiring way.

  • Lee Mansfield
    Lee Mansfield

    With a new husband, new kids, new community, church and home, Lee has been on a steep learning curve over the past few years, and has experienced God’s guidance and healing all along the way. Lee cares passionately for her family and friends. With eight kids, she knows a thing or two about having her hands – and her heart- full to bursting.

  • Sarah Allen
    Sarah Allen

    Sarah is part of our worship group. She has recently graduated from Moorlands Bible College. She now lives in Swindon, working full time as the Youth Leader at the church she grew up in.

  • Hayley Nock
    Hayley Nock

    Hayley divides her time between practice nursing and co-leading California Christian Centre Birmingham, with her husband, Rob. She is passionate about incarnational mission and seeks to be a catalyst for change by being embedded in the local community.

  • Jaz Potter
    Jaz Potter

    A full time evangelist, Jaz is passionate about equipping the church to reach out.

Prayer Team

Prayer support from all over the country.

  • Lee Mansfield
    Lee Mansfield

    With a new husband, new kids, new community, church and home, Lee has been on a steep learning curve over the past few years, and has experienced God’s guidance and healing all along the way. Lee cares passionately for her family and friends. With eight kids, she knows a thing or two about having her hands – and her heart- full to bursting.

  • Hayley Nock
    Hayley Nock

    Hayley divides her time between practice nursing and co-leading California Christian Centre Birmingham, with her husband, Rob. She is passionate about incarnational mission and seeks to be a catalyst for change by being embedded in the local community.

  • Audrey Talbot
    Audrey Talbot

    Audrey and her husband have planted and led churches both here and abroad.

  • Sheila Morgan
    Sheila Morgan
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