Meet the Team

Ali Rice

Ali Rice

Moveolution Team

Having grown up locally in Bicester and the surrounding areas, Ali is now a student in the degree programme (BA in Theology & Mission). He has a heart for young people, the church and cross-cultural ministry. Ali joins the Moveolution team and will be helping us develop mission and discipleship experiences that transform the lives of teenagers. Ali is also placed with Witney Community Church and on the pastoral team at The Kings School in Witney.

SEND AN EMAIL
Alysen Merrill

Alysen Merrill

HR Team Leader

Alysen excels at developing people, so her roles at Reign Ministries help to support our students and staff to find their unique place and purpose in God’s Kingdom. Alysen leads our HR team and works closely with the training team to coordinate our residential learning conferences and teach classes. Alysen is also a Gallup Strengthsfinders coach and serves in her local church.

SEND AN EMAIL
Carina Boten

Carina Boten

GreenHouse Team

Carina was born in Austria and from the age of fourteen has helped as a young leader in her church. She has served with youth and children and played a part in the church services. After finishing school she bravely came to England to join Reign's Greenhouse Gap year. She is now doing the Degree and helps lead our GreenHouse site in Witney. She is also involved in the youth work at St. Mary's Cogges church and engages with the Kings School, Witney by providing pastoral support.

SEND AN EMAIL
Charlie Morris

Charlie Morris

Head of Operations and Moveolution Team Leader

Charlie was born in Canberra, Australia, and moved to the UK in 2005. He has been involved in youth work, as a volunteer leader or paid worker, for 30 years. For nine years he was the National Director for Urban Saints in Scotland while serving as a trustee for Reign Ministries. Charlie and his wife Ruth live in Scotland and they care deeply about seeing the young people of Scotland discipled for Christ. Charlie is focussing on helping us grow and develop our mission trips and overseeing all of our "behind the scenes" activity, such as finances, communications and operations.

SEND AN EMAIL

Claire Morris

GreenHouse Team Leader

Claire has worked with teenagers in her local church and community since finishing school. After participating in the GreenHouse Gap Year and Degree programmes with Reign Ministries, she has been coaching and training young leaders to invest in teenagers for the past 7 years. Most recently she is spending her time developing Strategic Partnerships which offer support for churches to become effective youth ministries focused around making disciples.

SEND AN EMAIL
Darin Stevens

Darin Stevens

Assistant Director

Darin is a coach at heart. He loves to develop young leaders to become effective in their local ministries. Darin also serves as Head of Training as he oversees Reign Ministries' training programmes and resources. Darin has been discipling young people for 25 years and brings his love for young people into every part of our organisation.

SEND AN EMAIL
Jane McKinnon

Jane McKinnon

Staff Development

Formally trained and practicing Occupational Therapy, Jane brings her team-building, strategy and communication skills to bear on the mission and vision of Reign. She is a busy mum to five little ones, but still finds time care for and develop our team.

SEND AN EMAIL
James Yielder

James Yielder

Formation Director

James graduated from Moorlands Theological College and worked as an Assistant Youth Minister at Knowle Parish Church near Solihull before joining Reign staff. James brings a passion to encourage students and attention to detail into his role as Formation Director. When not working with Reign, James leads the youth ministry with his wife in Aylesbury.

SEND AN EMAIL
Joy Stevens

Joy Stevens

Development and Communications Teams

Joy brings 20 years of youth ministry experience into her roles at Reign. When not working directly with the training team to mentor teens or teach Theology classes, Joy uses her background in communication to manage fundraising and communication projects for Reign.

SEND AN EMAIL
Katie Poursain

Katie Poursain

Communication Team

Katie exudes creative talent so she is helping our communications team in the areas of print and digital media. Katie lives within a missional community in Birmingham with her husband, Sam, serving in a training and hospitality capacity. When she's not creating or organizing for her work roles, Katie loves to travel as much as possible, likes to cook, craft and go hiking with her puppy Corrie.

SEND AN EMAIL
Kyle McKinnon

Kyle McKinnon

Director

Kyle first felt God’s tug on his heart for the vision of Reign Ministries while ministering to teenagers in Luton in 1994. His vision of bringing discipleship back to the heart of youth ministry was the impetus for the formation of the entire ministry. He has 25 years experience working with young people. Kyle directs the daily operations of Reign Ministries and oversees the team to work out the disciple-making vision.

SEND AN EMAIL
Meghan Murphy

Meghan Murphy

GreenHouse and Moveolution Team

Meghan spent 3 years serving with Intervarsity at Carroll University before bringing her passion for discipleship to Reign Ministries. She holds a degree in Communication and has also worked in the finance industry. She is currently serving in roles in the GreenHouse Gap Year programme, the Moveolution team and she leads local youth ministry in Bicester.

SEND AN EMAIL

Pete Telfer

Degree Team Leader

Pete and his family live in Aylesbury. Pete joined our team a few years ago to help head up the degree team and recently has not only increased that role but has also started and MA. He did his training at Oasis College. We are so thankful he is part of the team as he works hard to make sure the degree team is supported and students get a quality experience with us.

SEND AN EMAIL

Ryan Murphy

Logistics Team

Ryan was born in the US and moved over to help our team with the key practical needs to help the ministry run. His servant heart and capacity for many different roles makes him invaluable to what we do. Weekly he can be seen doing finances, helping plan mission weeks, creating videos, managing the building we own. So you can see his many talents really help.

SEND AN EMAIL
Sam Williams

Sam Williams

GreenHouse Team

Sam graduated from the degree programme (BA in Mission & Theology) and is joining the GreenHouse team part-time. He is on the ground in Bicester, coaching, mentoring and helping to facilitate ministry. During his training Sam was placed as a Youth Minister at Emmanuel Church, Bicester and remains linked to that church family as he pioneers new ministry in Bure Park. Sam keeps us in smiles and good coffee and makes sure we don't take ourselves too seriously.

SEND AN EMAIL
Chantal Profile Pic

Chantal Hosken

Communications Supervisor

Chantal is the newest member of our team. She was raised in Gibraltar & Spain, now living in Worcestershire with her son Joshua. She has a heart for bringing discipleship back to the heart of the Church and a passion for youth, mission and seeing people walking in their true identity. She is currently our Communications supervisor which involves managing our social media, website and digital marketing strategies. She likes to go hiking and explore new places in her spare time.

SEND AN EMAIL

Broader Team Partners

Alex

Alex Shoderu

Andy Lewis

Andy Lewis

Bicester Methodist Church

Christie

Christie Lothamer

Journey Communities

Colin Piper

Colin Piper

ICY

David

David Isgrove

ICY

Grahame Hayes

Grahame Hayes

Jeff

Jeff Lothamer

Journey Communities

John & Louise Prockter

John & Louise Prockter

LInda

Linda Isgrove

ICY

Sarah

Sarah Caton

Journey Communities

Steve

Steve Caton

Journey Communities

Ministry Partners