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Who’s Who

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Kurt Holmgren - Assistant Pastor   Ian Mair - Elder
Kurt is married to Lucy and they have four children - Jonathan, Luke and Anya at home and Isla in heaven. Before going into ministry, Kurt worked as a primary school teacher in South Africa and then here in the UK. Kurt decided to leave teaching in 2017 to do theological training, studying part-time at Oak Hill College for four years. Since completing his studies he has been working full-time at Send Evangelical Church, running the children and youth ministries as well as teaching and pastoring. He enjoys going for walks with his family and playing guitar and piano.    Ian is married to Nichola and they have four children – Alex, Ellie, Katie and Beth. They came to Send Evangelical Church when they moved to Woking in 1997. Ian became a Christian through the Navigators whilst a student and has been involved with them ever since. He spends some of his spare time working for them as a Navigator Associate and leads a Navigator group in London.

By day Ian works as an IT contractor, hacking around with Java code and sometimes producing some useful software. Ian‘s favourite pastime is playing cricket, which he does at Horsley and Send Cricket Club, playing with the Fourth XI. He is also the club Welfare Officer.
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Steve Gilkerson - Elder   Jono Nel - Deacon (Treasurer)
Steve is married to Laura and they have two boys: Caleb and Ethan. Steve is a self employed window cleaner. His interests are based around sport (playing and watching). Steve really enjoys putting the trainers on and seeing where the road takes him!   Jono is married to Faye and lives with their dog Cooper and cat George. Jono serves as a deacon at Send, taking care of the church finances.
Clive Woodland - Deacon (Church Secretary)   Graham Brown - Deacon (Building and Fabric)
Clive Woodland is married to Val and they have three children and two grandchildren. They have lived in Send since 1987 and been members of Send Evangelical Church since 2013.

Clive became a Christian whilst at school, he met Val after leaving university and they have been members of churches in Cardiff and Woking. Clive worked as a statistician in the energy industry for 34 years before taking early retirement in 2010. For 5 years after that Clive helped Val with her business, which was a Christian bookshop and Post Office. They are now both ‘retired’.

Clive and Val are part of the team running Little Lambs, our church toddler group. They are passionate about sharing the Gospel in Send.

Clive’s hobbies are walking and buses, he says that sometimes it is possible to combine the two.
  Graham is a deacon at Send and takes care of the building and maintenance. 

We are currently in a period between pastors. If you are interested in finding out more about this role then we would love to hear from you.

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