We are delighted to be joined by some of our friends, from across the Vineyard movement and beyond, to speak to us this year.
John and Eleanor Mumford
John and Eleanor Mumford are the National Leaders of the Vineyard movement in the United Kingdom & Ireland. Having studied theology at St Andrews and at Cambridge, John married Eleanor in 1978 and they have two sons, James and Marcus. They worked for nearly two years with John Wimber on the staff of the Anaheim Vineyard in California before planting the SW London Vineyard in 1987. They handed over the leadership of that church in 2008 in order to concentrate more upon the oversight and development of the movement, both nationally and internationally.
A 4th generation preacher, Simon, came to a personal faith in his late teens. He became an evangelist, street preacher and church planter in his early 20s before preparing for Anglican ordination at Trinity College Bristol.
In 2005 he became Pastor of Theology at St Aldates church, which involved teaching, writing and serving the wider church, across the denominations, at home and abroad as a conference speaker and teacher. His passion is to see the Church rooted in the Word and empowered by the Spirit. Simon is married to Tiffany, a school teacher, artist and wonderful mother of their two sons, Joel and Nathanael. He enjoys hot curry, photography, military history and collecting vintage fountain pens.
Pete Greig is one of the founding champions of the 24-7 Prayer movement, and the Director of Prayer for Holy Trinity, Brompton in London, and a facilitator for the Campus America initiative. 24-7 Prayer has grown rapidly and unexpectedly from a single night-and-day prayer vigil into an interdenominational movement of prayer, mission and justice that has touched more than a third of the nations on earth since 1999. Thanks to an innovative approach to spirituality and culture, 24-7 has captured the attention of newspapers and magazines from Rolling Stone to Readers’ Digest and was the subject of a British television documentary.
Lynne Knight is a member of Trent Vineyard who has been working with Family Impact in Zimbabwe since 2005. Now, as the Family Impact Africa director Lynne is responsible for the development of the work in 8 countries across Africa working with numerous staff and volunteers. The ministry of Family Impact works to build families and transform communities in many ways including work with schools, young offenders and the development of training and teaching. It’s been an incredible journey so far of faith, failure and favour seeing miracles and lives transformed.