We love to worship Him! We love to develop and encourage others to share the same passion and desire we have for worship and in doing this we can help uplift the Name of Jesus.
One of my earliest memories is sitting next to my Dad, David, at the age of 4 while he led worship at the Hammond Organ. My love of music and worship started here and I am blessed to say that through my family I have an inheritance of both ministry and worship and desire more than anything for God to use us, so lives will be blessed and transformed.
I was blessed with Godly grandparents in Northern Ireland and England. My late grandad was an Assembly of God Minister and had his own Church in Lancaster in the North West of England. Many people used to travel for miles to be part of the revival that was taking place in his Church. They used to queue from early afternoon for evening services where miracles of salvation and healing were occurring. I experienced hundreds of lives being healed and transformed in a faith filled atmosphere.
My Dad, also a worship leader, both in his Dad’s church and for a well established evangelist travelled the USA, UK and Europe. He took me to meetings with him, and it was through this that my love for worship was born. I remember fondly the meetings that were held in Kensington Town Hall every summer where thousands of people would gather in praise and worship. It often included fun times in the parks being chased by my grandparents much to their frustration when they couldn’t catch me… (I often wonder who enjoyed this the most!!) Not forgetting a meal at McDonalds after the meetings.
These experiences even at such a young age has left me desiring to see the same and much more – ‘once you’ve experienced being in such an atmosphere of worship, you are spoiled for anything else.’
I started to play the drums at 10 when a small snare drum was put on my desk in a music workshop at school. Lessons and hours of playing followed (thankfully the neighbours were more than patient) and I have had the privilege of playing in many Christian events.
My love for worship and desire to encourage individuals to work together as a Team is part of the calling that God has put on my life, and believe that nothing is achieved without engaging with the Holy Spirit and allowing the prophetic to have freedom as we worship.
Rachel and I regularly lead Worship and Minister at Churches and Christian Events/Conferences in the UK. We are also in planning and discussion to extend our Ministry beyond the UK, and look forward to where God is leading us. We are Worship Leaders at our local Elim Church in the North West of England.
In August 2014, our gorgeous baby girl Hannah Bethany was born. She loves to worship with us and lifts her hands and claps to the songs. She is an amazing blessing to our lives and we look forward with excitement to see His plans for her.
I was born and raised in Porthleven, Cornwall a beautiful coastal village, in the far south west of the UK. I grew up with a younger brother and sister and have fond memories of my childhood, especially of those on the beach in summer. I’m thankful to God that my parents and extended family were Christians and music was part and parcel of life.
I can remember from an early age how I would start singing and dancing when there was music … even in the middle of supermarkets much to my parent’s embarrassment… (Thankfully I have now grown out of this!).
I was blessed with two neighbours, whom I looked up to like older sisters and it is through them alone that I was able to learn to play the piano. Lessons started when I was 9 and even though they were only a few years older than me, they sacrificed so much of their time to give me this opportunity. I pray that they are richly rewarded for they will never know how grateful I am for their time, patience and dedication to me.
Now…. a few years on I am privileged to be able to say that I have been involved in worship teams at church since the age of 14. At first, in a youth team worship group, then leading both at my home church and at other events around the UK. I never take for granted both the honour and responsible position I have held through the years.
As part of our Worship Team I have opportunity to lead and play the keyboard as well as playing and singing in support to my husband, but it is never about ‘us’ but what God can do through us. When playing in an established team whether large or small there is often an unwritten language that allows us to flow with the moving of the Holy Spirit. This language is God enabled and established through both the practical and supernatural.
Lee and I have been married for 16 years and have lived in the North West of England for all of our married life. I enjoy every moment of being at home with our wonderful little girl, Hannah. She has enriched our lives beyond words and is a true gift to us from God. I pray for our Hannah as I will pray for you that you will experience an even deeper relationship with Jesus and be blessed with a greater level of talent and gifting, to be used for the glory of His name.
I pray we can be a support and encouragement to you in the days that are ahead. Great days of opportunity are ours if we just take hold of what God is doing today.