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
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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.

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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
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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!




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
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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.




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
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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.



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
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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.



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 : Phillipa Roberts
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Phillipa Roberts is a Solicitor and Director of Legal Policy for an Anti-Slavery Charity. She works at regional, national and international level to influence, advise and develop law, policy and practices that work to change lives and end slavery.




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
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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.


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