Gateways2018-10-04T08:12:53+00:00

BUSINESS

Rachel Ray

Join us once per term at our !Audacious Business event, meet with fellow entrepreneurs and business people, to connect, encourage and learn. We have various speakers, supper and an atmosphere of faith.
Contact : Rachel Ray
Email Rachel

Leader Bio
Rachel Ray is a Chartered Management Accountant and Business Consultant. She has also grown her own business from small beginnings to a large national franchise network employing over 500 people. She is passionate about ethical business that empowers employees and transforms society.

LIFE GROUPS

WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Third Friday of the month
Location: City Centre 7:30pm
Contact :Anita Frost
Email Anita

MEN IN BUSINESS

Third Thursday of the month
Location: TBC 7:30pm
Contact : Jon Bracegirdle
Email Jon

BUSINESS STARTUPS

Third Thursday of the month
TBC, 7:30pm
Contact :Aaron Thomas
Email Aaron

I.T. CONTRACTORS

1st Monday of the month
Bolton: Beta Coffee 7:30pm
Contact :Piotr Grochowski
Email Piotr

SPORTS

Sport

Luke Ellis – Leader of Men’s sports social group

Calling all sports enthusiasts whatever sport you play or watch you are welcome to join us at one of our monthly Lifegroups and socials.
Contact: Sara Clarke
Email Sara

Leader Bio
Sara Clarke is a CrossFit gym owner, Olympic Weightlifter, Personal Trainer and a lover of ALL sports and their ability to transform lives, she is so excited to talk sport and fitness and meet others that love it too!

LIFE GROUPS

MEN’S SPORTS SOCIAL

Two Wednesdays per month
Location: Various at 7.30pm
Contact:Luke Ellis
Email Luke

SPORTS & FITNESS

Monthly on a Friday night
Location: Gary & Sara’s house, Failsworth, 7.30pm
Contact:Sara Clarke
Email Sara

FOOTBALL

Weekly Monday night
Location: Salford, Training 8-9pm, Social 9-10pm
Contact: Ian Wraight
Email Ian

HEALTHCARE

Healthcare

If you work in either physical or mental health this gateway is about empowering and refreshing you as you minister to the city. Join us for one of our lifegroups or socials.
Contact: Julie Keir
Email Julie

Leader Bio
Julie Keir has a Masters in Counselling & Psychotherapy from London Metropolitan University with experience in diverse clinical settings including NHS primary care, secondary care, Community Eating Disorders’ Service, Higher Education and private practice. Julie is passionate about empowering those working in all areas of Healthcare as they minister to society.

LIFE GROUPS

HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

First Friday of the month
Location: Urmston, 7.45pm
Contact: Julie Keir
Email Julie

EDUCATION

Education

The Education Gateway is about strengthening and equipping each other as we educate the next generation through our work in schools, colleges and universities. Come and join us at our lifegroup or next social event.
Contact: Ben Ward
Email Ben

Leader Bio
Ben is a senior leader in a school in south Manchester and also lectures and coaches on education leadership. He is Chair of Governors at a local primary school. Ben is passionate about the power of education as a vehicle for social mobility and to impact the lives of young people.

LIFE GROUPS

EDUCATION

Middle Friday of the month
Location:City centre
Contact:Ben Ward
Email Ben

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA

Entertainment and media

Our monthly lifegroup is a chance to connect with other people with similar interests to have fun and pray in the creative field over coffee and brunch. Whatever type of entertainment or media you are involved in – come along.
Contact : Josh Ricketts
Email Josh

Leader Bio
Josh Ricketts is involved in the entertainment industry working with influencers across the world in music, dance and production. His vision is that this gateway is a place for people to feel at home, whether they travel and work away a lot or not.

LIFE GROUPS

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA

Saturday morning (Monthly)
Location: City centre, 9.30-10.30am
Contact : Josh Ricketts
Email Josh

CIVIC

Civic

If you work in law, local government, the police/fire service or public sector, this gateway is about inspiring and building your faith as you serve our great city. Join us at a lifegroup or one of our guest speaker events.
Contact : Stuart Keir
Email Stuart

Leader Bio
Stuart Keir is the CEO of the Audacious Foundation, and Chair of Church Response for Refugees, he works regularly with Local and National government to bring transformation and leadership across the spheres of society.

LIFE GROUPS

CIVIC (Lawyers)

Monthly on a Saturday morning
Location: city centre
Contact:Rachel Dean
Email Rachel

FAITH IN POLITICS

Tuesday night monthly
Location:TBC
Contact:Stuart keir
Email Stuart

FAMILY

Family

The Family Gateway is for those who are passionate about helping families in crisis and caring for looked after children. Maybe you work for social services or a similar organisation or volunteer your time to help families or children. If this is your passion join us at our monthly lifegroup.
Contact: Chantelle Short
Email Chantelle

Leader Bio
Chantelle Short is a Deputy Manager in a Children’s home and has worked with looked after children for over 8 years in a therapeutic setting designed to help them process their early trauma. Her vision is for all looked after young people to have better outcomes and chances in life, and that those who work with them to come together to support and empower one another.

LIFE GROUPS

Social Care Professionals

Tuesday night Monthly
Location: City Centre 7.30pm
Contact: Chantelle Short
Email Chantelle

FAMILY (Winning Mums)

Sunday after 12pm service Fortnightly
Location: Church – 2pm
Contact: Catherine Whelan
Email Catherine

Get connected into your gateway