Who we are

Nathan Young


Nathan is originally from Cheltenham and after studying for a degree in theology at Aberdeen University he moved to Middlesbrough to train at New Life Church. As well as receiving practical training in the church and the local community Nathan graduated from Durham university with a master’s in theology and became the pastor of New Life Church in November 2021.

Chell Ford

Womens and Family Worker

Chell grew up and has lived her whole life on the estate on which New Life Church is situated and became a Christian as a teenager. She originally trained and worked as a nursery nurse before volunteering for New Life Church by hosting homeless young women in her home. Shortly after starting her voluntary role Chell was employed full time as a women’s and family worker in 2017.

Jude Bronn

Accounts and administration

Jude trained as a nurse before starting a family and now she home educates her 3 children and works part time overseeing the accounts and administration of the church. Jude is also an integral part of the ministry team in supporting the work of both Chell and Nathan.