Amnos Ministries is a charitable company limited by guarantee. It is registered with Companies House in Cardiff (number 7505282). As a registered charity it is also regulated by the Charity Commission (number 1141888).
Amnos Ministries is governed by a Board of Trustees. The trustees will seek to increase the size of the Board in order to expand the range of skills of this body. The present trustees are:
Coming from the United States in 1967 James has lived continuously in England since then. He worked with Campus Crusade for Christ amongst University students in London, Southampton and Nottingham until 1972 when he went to London Bible College, gaining a BA in Theology in 1975. With his wife, Esther, he worked for 2 years in Harlow, Essex in church planting before leaving the ministry to work in industry and commerce until his retirement in December 2010. They have 3 grown children and 10 grandchildren, and are active in Trinity Church Brentwood, Essex.
Berhe, originally from Ethiopia, came to the UK in 1993. He studied at Stirling University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (FCCA) in 2000. Since 1995 he has worked in the UK Voluntary sector in different capacities, mostly in middle and senior management.
Berhe has served as a member of the board of elders for 12 years in the Ethiopian Christians Fellowship Church in London. Berhe is married to Almaz Kifle and they have two children.
Gareth has worked as a solicitor in a city law firm since qualifying in 1980. During that time he has served on the leadership team of a Baptist church in south London and on the parochial church council of Emmanuel Church Northwood where he is a member.
In these church roles he has advised on matters such as church governance and implementing change and new projects. He is married to Siân, a consultant gynaecologist. Their two children are both studying at University.
Ps Peter Jordan
Pastor Peter Jordan is currently the Senior Minister of Sawyers Church in Brentwood. A vibrant church in the heart of Brentwood that aims to see people from every culture, background and age group find the Lord Jesus as their Saviour and be discipled to become fully devoted followers of Christ. Peter is an Assemblies of God minister who has experience in many different areas of ministry including church planting, small groups, street pastors, chaplaincy and training and mentoring new ministers. He has also worked with key leaders in the Christian World including Nicky Cruz. Peter is a former Police Officer of 25 years’ experience. He is married to Theresa and has two children, Tyler and Kiara.
Public Relations Manager
Alvin is responsible for PR and talking with prospective students, as well as promotional development of Amnos. He is a graduate of Oxford University (BTh – Bachelor of Theology) and The University of Durham (MAR – Master of Research) and has worked in UK evangelism and as a chaplain to post-graduate students in Oxford. He lives nearby in the City of Chelmsford and has a passion for church planting, guitars and enjoys creative woodwork projects and classic cars.
In her previous fellowship, Carole enjoyed her role as church secretary alongside two full-time pastors and, for a time, she served as secretary for the Brentwood and District Evangelical Fellowship (BADEF). More recently, she has been working as a communicator-guide, by supporting deaf and deaf-blind people in their everyday lives.
Carole lives locally with her husband Bryan and has been a committed member of Trinity Church, Brentwood since 2008. Both of her children are married; her daughter is a teacher of modern languages in Hong Kong and her son lives and works in real estate in New Zealand.