Leadership

Ian Cooper – Pastor

Ian has been the Pastor at Tollgate for over 18 years, having previously served as a Police officer in the Wiltshire Constabulary. He is married to Jacky and they have two grown-up daughters, Sarah and Hannah. Ian is on the Council of Day One Christian Ministries and leads tours of the British Museum’s many Bible artefacts.

John Taylor – Elder and Treasurer

John’s role as an elder at Tollgate gives him responsibility for teaching and pastoral care; he regularly preaches and leads midweek Bible studies, alongside ministry to many other local churches. John’s background in banking is a great help to the church as he looks after the church finances.

Bernie Hickman – Elder

Bernie is an elder at Tollgate, working with John and Ian on providing direction and spiritual care to its members and congregation. Having lived in Redhill all his life, Bernie works in insurance and has four daughters, making for a very busy household! You can read Bernie’s story of how he became a Christian here.