Clive and Shan Petry

Clive and Shân have both been Christians for over 30 years and live in Milton. They have been married for over 14 of those, having met on a Christian web site when living in different countries! They have two children (one of each) who attend a local secondary school. Clive works as a researcher for the University of Cambridge and is also a governor at the primary school that their children used to attend. Shân works as a specialist teacher of the deaf. They both like encouraging others to take the first steps of faith and then to see them flourish in the God-given hope that they receive.

Dave & Lis Silver

Dave and Lis have been married for 28 years having met through church during the first month that Lis moved to Cambridge for her career.They have two grown up children and are founder members of New Life Church.  After a long career as a member of the management team at an international pharmaceutical company Dave made the decision in 2018 to change job and is now working for SIM UK - a mission organisation.  In his role as Finance and Operations Director he is involved in shaping the future strategy of the organisation, which includes moving the main office to Cambridge in 2020.  When at home his passions are cricket and walking.  LIs works part time on  a number of short term administrative projects in the church, education and charity sector.  Within the church, Lis oversees the Welcome and Children’s ministry and is involved in the Eddie’s cafe team and organising an annual Ladies Day.  They are passionate about community and sharing what God has blessed them with and over the years have opened up their home to many people for both short and long term stays.

Andy & Dorte Slaymaker


Andy is English and works as a property management and development surveyor.  Dorte is Danish and works in a doctor's surgery.  They have been married since 1991 and have three children: one son is married and living and working in Cambridge; one son is studying at university in Denmark and their daughter is still at school.  They try and keep fit by running, cycling and walking and they like spending time entertaining family and friends.

Tom & Jan Watt


Tom & Jan met when they were both students in Cambridge. Jan studied geography and now saves birds with the RSPB. Tom studied chemical engineering and is now managing the Youth Offending Service in Cambridgeshire (obvious career progression!) They have three delightful children who've all been raised by the church family. You'll often find Tom on the PA desk or rowing on the river. Jan's passion is to encourage others to stretch themselves whether that be on a mission trip or running a race. Both love great coffee and craft beers. 

Martin & Julie Wilde


Martin and Julie met while studying at  Cambridge University and got married in 1989.  Martin is employed part time as Church Administrator and is also Secretary of the Trustees: when he is not doing that he runs his own market research business and  works as a journalist for a Trade Association.  In his spare time, he is a lead singer in a rock band and loves reading, going to the theatre and watching history programmes on the TV. Julie is a part time Primary School Teacher and loves cooking, gardening and anything creative. They have two grown up sons, both of whom now live and work in London..