MEET THE TEAM

The Resound team includes some paid members of staff and many volunteers, who are both a part of the church and the wider community. We have leadership team with a team leader, a team of trustees, and a staff team. We also have a wider leadership team who oversee various ministry areas.

 

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EMILY WAINE

Emily is the Administration and Communications Manager at Resound and is part of the core Leadership Team. She is also our Youth, Children and Families Team Lead; working with Philippa and Abbie to deliver the youth and children and families ministries.

Emily is currently on maternity leave.

JAMES CANNAN

James is our Community Pastor and is part of the core Leadership Team. Key parts of his role include small groups, pastoral care, newcomers and community and outreach work. James is also our Operations Manager and is part of the Trustee Team. James and his family moved from California to join us in 2017.

MIKE WAINE

Mike is part of the core Leadership Team, overseeing our Sunday teaching programme. He loves to read and talk about theology, whether that's at one of our discussion evenings, at the local pub for 'Pub Theology' nights or in his spare time! Mike works as a Targeted Youth Worker for Creative Youth Network, and is a key volunteer for Resound youth ministry, including detached work and youth small groups. Mike is also one of our Safeguarding Officers.

MIKE BENNETT

Mike is part of our core Leadership Team. He has a heart for pastoral care, prayer and the prophetic. He is also passionate about seeing people released into mission as a lifestyle. Mike is a tiler by profession and, amongst many other things, sits on various local Trustee teams and is a Street Pastor.

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CATHY KNOWLES

Cathy is our Finance Officer.

She is also part of our Wider Leadership Team overseeing Operations. Cathy plays a key role in our Hospitality Team and in ensuring Resound operates in a way that is ethically and environmentally responsible.

Email: cathyk@resoundbristol.co.uk

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BOB PERRY

Bob is the Building Manager at Resound; overseeing bookings and events, facilities and maintenance.

He is also part of our Wider Leadership Team; overseeing Operations. Bob heads up our PA team and can often be found playing bass on a Sunday!

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PHILIPPA GALE

Philippa is our Children and Families Worker, having moved from Devon in to join us at Resound in 2020. She is currently studying with South West Youth Ministries, and is part way through her degree in Applied Theology, specialising in Children and Families. 

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ABBIE DOUGLAS

Abbie is our Youth Pastor. She has recently joined the team but has always lived in Bristol. She is responsible for our youth program; running Sunday mornings, midweek groups, mentoring and partnering with local schools to offer pastoral support. 

Abbie is also currently covering for Emily Waine as she is on maternity leave, taking on responsibility as our Administrator.

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NIGEL CARTER

Nigel is our Chair of Trustees. He is also a volunteer at our local partner charity inHope. Prior to taking early retirement he held senior leadership roles in the financial services industry.

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LUCY KNOWLES
Lucy is one of the Trustees at Resound. 
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MARTIN BAKER

Martin is one of the Resound Trustee Team. He is also a key part of our stewarding team.

SARAH BENNETT

Sarah is our lead Safeguarding Officer. Sarah manages Crossways Pre-school, an integral ministry of Resound, born out of vision from those in the church and running in the Resound building.