Meet the Leaders
Edward & Rachel Issitt
Edward and Rachel Issitt are the founders and directors of Your Mission. They have a passion to see all Christians finding their place in the Great Commission. As a couple they believe that the gospel could be preached in all the world in our lifetime, but it will take serious effort from all believers. With a passion for raising awareness of mission and training, Edward and Rachel minister in local churches, teach at Mattersey Hall Bible College and co-lead the Equip missions course. They are both ordained ministers with the Assemblies of God UK.
Jeremy is based in Norwich. He is married to Erica and they have four children. He graduated from Mattersey Hall Bible College in 2001. Jeremy has been to Nepal, Romania and Albania on short-term missions. He has worked in the mission’s sector and has experience in member care. He has a heart to see people engaging in the Great Commission. He supports Arsenal and Norwich City football teams and loves Indian and Chinese food. Jeremy also enjoys spending time with his family, going to the theatre and reading. He serves on staff at Kings Community Church, Norwich. Jeremy serves as the Your Mission treasurer and is a very valuable part of the team.
Richard is married to Amba and they have three children. He enjoys family time, eating out and films. He graduated from Mattersey Hall Bible College in 2001 and has been involved in church leadership for 15 years. Richard and Amba were based at King’s Church, Portsmouth, then, Willows Community Church in Grimsby and now they are Associate Pastors at Abundant Life Church, Lakenheath and Biggleswade Pentecostal Church. He has pioneered a number of community projects over the years, through the local church, with a particular emphasis on reaching fathers and their families. Richard has been on mission to India ,Ukraine and Kenya. He brings inspiration and support to the work of Your Mission with his knowledge and experience in community transformation.
Richard Smith leads Oasis Church Feltham London (AoG). He brings with him years of experience in youth and senior leadership. He resides in London with his wife and family. Richard is an accomplished musician, carries a pastoral/ leadership gift and often leads anointed worship in the church. He has a heart for the lost and a heart for the nations. We are glad to have Richard on the team.
Katie Smith leads Oasis Church Feltham, AoG with her husband Richard. She has a gift for leading and carries a heart of faith and wisdom. She carries a positivity and ability to see the big picture; solving problems in a unique and God empowering way. Katie plays the saxophone and is currently training with the Assemblies of God in the UK for her probationary ministers status. We welcome Katie to the Your Mission team.
Where We Began
Your Mission was founded by Edward and Rachel Issitt. They have a passion to inspire, equip, motivate and see the next generation of missional minded Christians released into the world to fulfill the Great Commission. Your Mission is an international and interdenominational ministry. We are a registered charity in England and Wales.
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Statement of Faith
We are a faith based organisation. Our statement of faith is available for viewing here.
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