We are Commission

Overview

Commission is an international family of churches united by a shared passion for Jesus and His mission, and a clear vision to see thousands of lives transformed through hundreds of churches in tens of nations.

We achieve this by seeking to build and plant local churches that are subject to God’s word and responsive to His Spirit.

  • Churches where grace is not only preached but is experienced and demonstrated.
  • Churches where the gifts of the Spirit are fully expressed and where relationships are genuine and deep.
  • Churches that serve their local communities but are also engaged in God’s global mission.

Commission is led by Guy Miller with teams of leaders and is enthusiastically part of the wider Newfrontiers family of churches.

Our vision

God has given us a huge vision …

To see thousands of lives transformed, through hundreds of churches, in tens of nations.

Find out more in our Values Booklet, ‘Who We Are‘.

SURE Strategy

Outlining the vision is one thing … getting there is another.  With such a big vision we had to think about how to get there, which led to the introduction of our SURE strategy.

SEND

Adventure together to transform the world

UNIFY

Moving forwards together as one

RELEASE

Empowering everyone for influence everywhere

EQUIP

Enabling everyone to think and live like Jesus
During 2017, four teams regularly met together to develop work plans for each part of SURE. After this stage, the plans were carefully put together into 10 similar groups of work, to become teams of their own called transformation teams … this is where it gets exciting! Real progress has been made towards our vision, but it’s time to move things along even more.

God has been calling us, again and again, to scale up what we’re doing, and to enlarge our faith for all that He can do amongst us.

A lot of this sounds very strategic, and it is, but we have also heard God speak powerfully to us as a family of churches. These prophetic words have really shaped the way we’ve done things and that has propelled us forwards on this exciting adventure. Our transformation teams are all about including the whole family as we fulfil this vision together.

Leadership Teams

Guy Miller is supported by a number of amazing men and women who help to lead and facilitate everything that goes on across Commission. Many churches release people to serve Commission in a variety of roles, and we are so grateful for the time that people give to seeing our church family grow across the nations we are involved in.

Guy splits his time between London (Westminster Chapel) and Bournemouth and regularly travels in his role as Apostolic lead for Commission.

Guy Miller

Apostolic leader

International Leadership Team

This team of international leaders from different nations works together with Guy to see the vision achieved across all the nations we are serving, including working into new nations.

Vinu Paul

Apostolic Lead (Asia)

As a recognised Apostle for Commission, Vinu oversees all of our churches in Asia.

Michael Shore

Iberian Peninsula Leader

Michael provides leadership and support to our churches in Portugal and Spain.

Kevin Bartlett

Leader (Spain)

Kevin is leader for our Madrid Church, Iglesia de Cristo Salvador, and is also key in seeing more church planters equipped in Commission.

Malcolm Kayes

Senior Leader

Malcolm supports a number of UK and international churches.

John Groves

Senior Leader

John is an Elder at Hope Church, Winchester. He provides support to both our UK and international churches.

Andrew Lawrence

Senior Leader

Andrew is lead elder of Harvest Church, Alton, and gives support to churches in the UK and overseas, with a particular focus on the Americas.

Simon Walker

Senior Leader

Simon leads our Cardiff church plant. He is involved in our overseas work and is also on the UK Leadership team.

Miles Jarvis

Director of Operations

Miles leads the day-to-day running of the organisation in the UK and is key to our international work.

UK Leadership Team

This team works alongside Guy in leading all aspects of Commission work focussed on the UK, including developing and delivering the strategy for seeing our vision achieved.

Dave Rogers

SEND Leader

Dave is an Elder at Ascot Life Church.

Kara Newman

UNIFY Leader

Kara is the Operations manager of Grace Church Salisbury.

Duncan Lee

RELEASE Leader

Duncan is the lead elder of GodFirst in Christchurch and Highcliffe.

Mick Taylor

EQUIP Leader

Mick is Director of Training for Commission, as well as being an elder at Citygate in Bournemouth.

Miles Jarvis

Director of Operations

Miles leads the day-to-day running of the organisation in the UK and is key to our international work.

John Groves

Senior Leader

John is an Elder at Hope Church, Winchester. He provides support to both our UK and international churches.

Malcolm Kayes

Senior Leader

Malcolm supports a number of UK and international churches.

Simon Walker

Senior Leader

Simon leads our Cardiff church plant. He is involved in our overseas work and is also on the UK Leadership team.

Tim Blaber

East Region Leader

Tim is the lead elder of Christ Central in Portsmouth.

Steve Petch

Regional Team Leader 

Steve is the lead elder of Welcome Church in Woking.

Staff Team

Commission is focused on strengthening, encouraging and equipping every Commission church and individual members. In order to achieve this we have an excellent team of staff to help us accomplish our vision.

Join the adventure

Exciting things are happening in Commission. Discover how you can get involved.

Discover our churches

Find the nearest Commission church across the world with our new Churchfinder.

What's happening?

From church planting to social action, courses to events there’s lots going on.

WESTPOINT 2019

Thu 22nd – Mon 26th August

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