Tony Uddin – Pastor
Tony is half Bengali, half Scottish and 100% south London council estate. He’d like to have been a stand up comedian, but found a calling more suited to his gifts and became our pastor. He found faith in a conservative evangelical church; was taught some sense of order by his German wife, and brought his experience of working for the homeless to GrowTH
Bex White – Associate Pastor
Bex was almost born and was certainly bred in Tower Hamlets. She thought she’d escaped the East End when she went to Cambridge University, but God had better plans and brought her home. She’s been the CEO of a charity and is a local Councillor. More importantly, she is our associate pastor.
James Blake – Trainee Elder
James grew up in the East End and is married to Lizzy ( they got to know each other on a THCC Mission trip to South Africa before having their first date in Nando’s shortly after!) and they have two kids. James has been part of THCC for all of his adult life, having served previously as our youth pastor as well as in numerous roles including leading a prayer group, Life Group leading, set up, sound, leading services and worship. He works in digital media (which he did both his degree and MA in) and has used these media gifts in many ways at THCC.
Nikson Robinson – Trainee Elder
Nikson grew up in Bangladesh where he studied, worked for a charity in humanitarian relief and gained a theological qualification. He is married to Naznin and together they have been involved in extensive outreach and pastoral work in the Bangladeshi community here in East London. They have been a part of THCC for the past 7 years and during that time Nikson has served primarily in leading in The Bengali Fellowship, using his gift of gently but clearly communicating the good news of Jesus.
Simon Kempson – Elder
Simon grew up in the country. He spent much of his youth staring at nature, but eventually came to his senses and moved to Tower Hamlets. He denies rumours that he once knew Adam and Eve, but admits to being a little older than most in the church.