Meet the team


Matt Walmsley

Senior Minister

Matt is responsible for supporting people across the church as they journey in faith.

Bekah Legg

Director of Mission

Bekah is responsible for helping people to get to know Jesus and to experience his love through the work of the church. She oversees teams that work in the community, our global partners and Alpha.

Phil Papps

Operations Director

Phil oversees strategy, processes, plans and legalities. Together with the Trustees, he ensures that Maybridge is stewarding its resources and running well.

Ruth Stanley

Children and Families Worker

Ruth and her teams provide clubs and teaching for kids on Sundays and in the week as well as working to support families in the area with parenting classes, groups and mentoring.

Andy Evans

Youth Worker

Andy is all about the Youth. He and his Elevate and Amplify teams mentor, teach and run activities for young people aged 11-19.

Gay Jacklin

Church and Community Worker

Gay is responsible for our ‘on team’ initiative, working with our volunteers and teams. She also heads up Worthing 4 Refugees – an organisation that supports families devastated by the conflict in the Middle East.

Julie Ward

Parish Nurse

Julie is the lead Maybridge Parish Nurse, supporting individuals in the community in a variety of ways. Julie also oversees our events and support for seniors in the church and community.

Shirley Papps

PA to the Leadership Team

Shirley is the PA to the Senior Minister, but in the interim is providing administrative support to the Elders and Directors. Shirley also volunteers as the Maybridge bookkeeper.

Chloe Satchell-Cobbett

Admin and Comms Assistant

Chloe is responsible for a lot of our church communications, and works with Phil and Shirley to help make the Maybridge world go round.


James Collier

Wendy Longhurst

Alex Stout


Greg Jenkins

Michael Jacklin

Chris Kronda

Tim Ransley

Steve Tucker