Leadership and Staff

Ian Jones, Lead Minister

Ian grew up in Wigan but moved to Rotherham at the age of 18 to work in the mines. He's been the pastor at REC for over 10 years. He owns and runs a product design company in addition to pastoral ministry. Ian is married to Jane and has five children.

Email Ian: ian.jones@rotherham.ec

Ian Fenton, Assistant Minister

Ian and his wife, Denise, both grew up in Sheffield. After spending several years living and working in the Cayman Islands, Ian and Denise moved back to England and joined REC in 2013.

Email Ian: ian.fenton@rotherham.ec

Ben Keen, Assistant Minister

Ben is married to Libby and they have three children; Jenny, Erin and Chloe. Ben grew up in Rotherham and has recently returned to join REC's pastoral team with plans of planting a church in the Dearne Valley. 

Email Ben: ben.keen@rotherham.ec

Ji Pattison-Smith, Elder

Ji first came to Rotherham as a Ministry Apprentice after graduating from Cambridge University in 2010.  Since then, he's stuck around as a member of the church, married the lovely Hannah, and now works full time as a website developer in Sheffield.

Email Ji: jipattisonsmith@gmail.com

Ewan Wilson, Ministry Trainee

Email Ewan: ewan.wilson@rotherham.ec

Claire Vowell, Women's Ministry Co-ordinator

Email Claire: claire.vowell@rotherham.ec

Claire Lovell, Deacon for Children's Ministries

Email Claire: clairemichelletaylor@hotmail.com

Rich Proctor, Deacon for Music Ministry

Email Rich: rich.proctor24@gmail.com

Andrew Walker, Deacon for Finance

Email Andrew: office@rotherham.ec