Our Team

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Colin Baldwin

Colin is our Priest-in-Charge. He is married to Vi, and they have three grown-up kids. Colin, a former architect, trained at St John’s, Nottingham, and has been ordained 15 years. Colin loves cycling and supports West Ham United. He is well known as a creative and pioneering minister, who was previously chaplain at the University of Essex and South Essex College. He is a member of the New Wine Leaders Network.

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Amy Key

Amy is our Ordinand. Amy is married to Matt. She is training to be ordained at St Mellitus College, London and leads our children's ministry. She used to be a piano teacher and loves to play - in church and just for fun! Amy loves country music, all things Disney, and reading Harry Potter.

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Matt Key

Matt is our Worship Pastor. He is married to Amy and is also training to be ordained at St Mellitus. Matt used to be a sound engineer and loves playing with cables and gizmos. Matt leads worship and works with our young people, amongst other things at LifeStreams. His interests include football (especially Arsenal), art, music, and theology - especially that of Karl Barth.


Liz Stone

Liz is our Youth Pastor. She is married to Adam, a primary school teacher, and they have two young children.  Liz likes meeting new people and regularly goes running and clubbercise.  She also frequently changes her hair colour!


Samantha Rimington-Hicks

Sam is Colin's PA. She is married to Mark and has two grown-up daughters and two sons. Sam (miraculously) organises the clergy and staff team!



Andreas is our Office Manager. He runs the administration side of Lifestreams and studied theology at London School of Theology. His hobbies include gardening, all things Simpsons and researching his family tree, particularly trying to find long lost relatives.

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Sharon is our Admin Assistant. She is married to Martin, and has 2 sons and daughters-in-law, and 3 young grandchildren. Sharon enjoys ballroom, Latin-American, sequence and line dancing, as well as spending time with her family.

Stuart Bright manages the LifeStreams office and organises hall bookings. Our staff are supported by a wonderful ministry team comprising Kathy Jones (Pastoral Assistant), David Preddy (Reader), our four Church Wardens, three PCCs and many active and involved members of our church family.