MEET OUR STAFF
Richard Coekin // Senior Pastor
Richard is married to Sian and they have five grown-up children and a dog called Hudson. He is the Senior Pastor of Dundonald Church and CEO of Co-Mission Church planting initiative in London and has a Bible teaching ministry in parliament.
He is the author of several books most recently, Ephesians for You, The Reluctant Evangelist and Faith for Life. He is passionate about Jesus Christ, rugby, ski-ing, and the moment when Julia Roberts says “indefinitely” in the film Notting Hill (in that order).
Santhosh Thomas // Pastor
Santhosh is one of our pastors, with special responsibility for overseeing our small groups and various teaching and discipleship programmes. Born and raised in London, he has previously worked in churches in Oxford and Central London. He’s married to Jess and along with their three young children they enjoy sport, swings and meeting new people!
Richard Leadbeater // Pastor
‘Leady’ is married to Libby and they have three children and one rabbit! Leady is one of our pastors with particular responsibility for our ‘Train’ and ‘Evangelise’ ministries. After a short career in professional football, he studied theology at university, and got ordained in the Church of England. He has previously pastored and planted churches in Birmingham and Guildford. He enjoys sport, family holidays and pretending to know how to make a good coffee!
At Dundonald we long to see the life of our church expressed in seven prayerful ministries. These are summarised by the word WITNESS and each ministry plays a part in growing disciples of all nations for Jesus. We encourage everyone in our church family to be part of this work, through joining a team devoted to one of these ministries. Together we: