Healthy church team

Healthy Churches Development Mentor

The Rev'd Tim Mitchell

Formerly pioneer minister of New Cross Community Church in Sutton-in-Ashfield and deanery mission enabler for nine years with experience of working in rural, urban, inner city and outer estate contexts. Tim was appointed as Healthy Churches Development Mentor in July, 2016 to build on the excellent work of his predecessor and help to establish the Natural Church Development strategy throughout the diocese.      

Mob: 07946 821460 

Healthy Church Mentors

Lynn Chetcuti and Rev Steve Hood

Lynn is the National Director of NCD UK with extensive experience in implementing the principles of NCD. Lynn works half-time for the Diocese.


Steve is an SSM in the Diocese, and works half-time as a Healthy Church Mentor across the diocese.

Tel: 07885 209134

Volunteer Mentors

In addition to the staff team there is an extensive volunteer team of mentors with a wealth of experience across the diocese.  There work is invaluable in enable us to mentor the majority of churches of the diocese.