Alison Gatenby – lives and works in Manchester and her day job includes purchasing and admin at an office/warehouse/showroom. Alison has been part of the TQ team since its first event in February 2017. She assists Pastor Nancy and the rest of the team in planning and running the ministry and events in various ways. Her desire is for people to know they are so valuable and precious as individual creations of our amazing God. Alison hopes that through TQ people will be encouraged to have healthy relationships with themselves and others and be enabled to live an abundant, purposeful life, however that looks according to God’s purposes and design for them individually.
Samuel Chee – A medical doctor new to Manchester, specialising in immunology and allergy. He has a heart for sharing God’s grace for Christian singles, particularly for young adults struggling with singleness in a world that equates happiness with their relationship status. A military enthusiast with previous service in the armed forces, he coordinates photography and secretarial jobs for the team with military precision and “can-do” enthusiasm.
Téhjuana Althia – Since joining Lighthouse Church in 2017, Téhjuana enjoys being part of a community full of fantastic diverse individuals. The Lighthouse has been an integral part of her life over the last two years. Serving on the TQ team mirrors one of her passions of creating a space for Holy Spirit led compatible couples to come together in a way that doesn’t conform to society, but glorifies God and impacts those around them in a positive light.
Samuel Chanda – Samuel is one of the Young Adult (YA) leaders working full-time at the Lighthouse Church and is the head of the media team. His passion to see people move into their God-given purposes with boldness. Being a single Christian himself and a recent university graduate, Sam understands first-hand the experience and struggles single Christians go through in today’s society. This has fueled his desire to share the good news of how God intends His children to be in different aspects of their walk. Sam is also passionate about digital marketing and its creative use in furthering the vision and mission of TQ.
Rachel Willis – Rachel has a passion for people and a passion for Jesus. Having grown up in a single mom home, she has a heart to see single people understand the importance of making their relationship with Jesus the first priority. Rachel is a medical doctor and you will often see her leading worship at our TQ events and organising entertainment behind the scenes.