Andy and Nicky Phillips
Elder and Leadership Team
Andy and Nicky have been in Sunbury since August 2007. They have two grown up children, Charis and Ethan, and
Pepper the dog. Andy is a full time Pastor/Elder of Open Door Church and Nicky is an Education Manager in prisons.
Andy also is the Commission link to the Philippines and is involved in delivering Commission Training.
Jez and Emma Hawthorn
Jez & Emma Hawthorn have been a big part of the Church for a number of years with Jez becoming an elder in October 2013.
Jez and Emma are also part of the worship team with Jez playing guitar, bass or keyboard whilst Emma leads worship.
Emma is also part of the pastoral team. Jez works as a biochemist and Emma as a Welfare officer in a local school.
They have 2 grown up children, Debbie who is a qualified social worker and Adam who is currently doing an Intern year
with Ascot life church.
Ollie and Ellie Elliott
Ollie started working as a pastor at Open Door Church Sunbury in 2019. Alongside this he is also
studying a Masters in Theology. Ollie has a son called Frankie who is part of the church's youth group, SALT.
Ellie works on the disasters team at Tearfund, a Christian relief and development charity.
She and Ollie got married this year and they live in Teddington with their bulldog puppy,
Ozzie. Both Ollie and Ellie have a huge passion for social justice and to see God transform
the lives of ordinary, everyday people.
Ellen is part of the pastoral team and is one of our youth leaders, who is passionate about seeing the young people
come to know and love Jesus. She joined the church in 2000 with her parents and joined the leadership team in 2020.
Phil is married to Shirley and has been in Sunbury since November, 2000. He has three grown up children,
Stephen, David and Siân and one grandchild. Now retired from a career on the stations of London Underground
he is one of the church’s Community Chaplains, a trustee with a remit for health and safety and helps run
the church daytime group for older folk.
David and Coral Goater
Childrens ministry leaders & Leadership Team
David and Coral have both worked for the church for separate years out, David now works as a Maths teacher
while Coral raises their kids Caleb (2) and Baby (due Dec '20). They head up the Open Door Church kids work together.
Loretta lives in Feltham with her husband Danny and has two children - Samantha and Tim, and four grandchildren.
Loretta has worked for Natwest/RBS for 32 years and more recently has worked
as an Invigilator at Sunbury Manor School. Loretta became the Administrator at Open Door Church in October 2019.
Gavin and Judy Rendall
Elder and Leadership Team
Gavin has been an Elder at Open Door Church since 1997. Gavin is the Chairman of the Trustees and has a passion
to see God's Holy Spirit move in power, in both healings and the prophetic.
Together with his wife Judy they run the 'Marriage Course'. They have two grown up sons Jamie and Andrew.
Go Suum Piang and Khawm Huai
Piang and Khawm have been in UK for 12 years. They are originally from Myanmar (Burma). They have three
children, Joseph Sang Sang 8, Lian 4 and Karis 1. Piang is the Leader/Pastor of Encounter Worship Centre,
Open Door Church’s Burmese Congregation.
Barry Colyer has been a member of the church for the past 40 years. He is married to Jennifer, and is a trustee of ODC and a small group leader.
Tim has been living in Sunbury and the local area for over 20 years, and is married with a young family at home together with two cats, guinea pigs, and many fish.
Tim has been a trustee of the church since 2019, and works as an IT Manager in the Space industry.
Trustee & Leadership Team
Stephen has been in Sunbury and part of Open Door Church since late 2000. He serves as both a trustee and part of the leadership team and most weeks can be
found either leading worship or overseeing the audiovisual side of things. During the week Stephen works full time as a software developer in the finance industry.
Trustee and Treasurer
Kevin has lived in Sunbury since 1964. He is married to Sue a retired Primary School Teacher and have a grown-up daughter.
He has been a Trustee of ODC since 2000 and Treasurer since 2016 when he retired. Kevin and Sue have always been involved
with Children Work and supporting families. Kevin is interested in all forms of the Visual Arts including Architecture,
Photography, Art, Gardening and Landscape.