Pastors & Staff

Rob Gardiner

Head Pastor

Rob became a Christian while a student at Reading University. Having met Sarah after university they married and were shortly called into the Vineyard movement of churches, where God birthed in them both a desire to see God move miraculously today.  Rob leads the church and is passionate about discipling believers into a supernatural expression of their faith.  Sarah's journey has led her into being a Spiritual Director in the Vineyard movement where she helps people in their inward journey of faith and spiritual growth.

Louise Doel

Pastor for Supernatural Ministries

Louise oversees our supernatural ministries. She has experienced transformational  encounters with God that have led her into this current role.  

Nicole Barros

Worship Pastor

Nicole is a mother of two, a teacher by day and a passionate and insirational worshipper at all times. She leads our worship ministries with a Holy Spirit anointing. 

Rebeca Lovato

Children's and Youth Pastor

Rebeca is a mum with two kids and is passionate about reaching our children and youth and introducing them to Jesus. Her contagious enthusiasm and fun personality brings out the inner child in us all

Amanda Smith

Volunteer Coordinator

Amanda helps look after everything to do with the day-to-day running of Woodley Hill House, the home of NVC. During the week the building is used extensively by Activate College, and Amanda helps ensure that the dual use works well. Her particular duties are to promote the use of WHH, assist with venue coordination, facility management, and Woodley Hill House bookings. If you would like to enquire about using WHH, please contact her on amanda@woodleyhillhouse.org.uk