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Meet Our Leaders

         Ashley Guest is the current pastor of Ackworth Community Church. In the past he has previously worked in a bank and is also a trained primary school teacher. He is married to Diane and they have two children, Joel and Cerwys. Ashley loves his sport and is a keen supporter of Leeds United. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading and running.


           Tony Horsfall is an author, retreat leader and mentor. He has two grown-up children and three young grandsons. Tony is a keen supporter of Barnsley FC and tries to keep fit by playing Walking Football. He enjoys travelling, reading and TV detectives.


        Neill Gardiner is one of the elders of Ackworth Community Church.  He works full-time in the Utility Industry.  He is married to Sue and they have two children, Grace (14) and Hope (9).  Neill loves to exercise especially running, cycling and calisthenics.  He enjoys spending time with his family and watching tennis and rugby.  He likes cooking (and eating) and really dislikes DIY or any type of home repair.


        Denise Joseph came to the UK from the Caribbean island of Grenada in 1970 and has lived in Barnsley since 1984.She is a retired NHS Director and is part of the Church’s Leadership Team. Her interests include world wide travel and she has had the joy of traveling to part of every one of the continents She loves sports and is an avid supporter of the Arsenal Football Club