Redeemer Church is made up of a whole variety of wonderful men and women, who lead in different areas of church life. Many of these roles are hidden, but without them we would not exist. We want to honour everyone who contributes to the life of the church.

In addition to this, we have an Eldership Team and a Wider Leadership Team, who seek to steer the church in response to the leadership of Jesus.


The primary role of the Elders is to oversee and guard the church, particularly in terms of its direction and doctrine, and to help equip and release every person in the church into their God-given callings.

Ali Scott

Ali leads the team of Elders at Redeemer and works full-time for the church. He is married to Claire and they have three young children: Joel, Evie and Megan.

Matt Cray

Matt is married to Jenny and they have three daughters: Esther, Hannah and Lydia. He works as a neonatal nurse in Newcastle, caring for premature babies.

Nathan Caughey

Wider Leadership Team

The Wider Leadership Team serves alongside the Elders in leading the church. They meet together with the Elders every month to pray and discuss how God is leading us in different areas of church life. Each member of the team also has responsibility for a specific area of the church.


Adam Finn


Jon Cairns

Young Adults

Tom Widdowson


Penny Whitworth


Jenny Cray

Social Action

Graeme Affleck


Anna Widdowson

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