Meet the team

We have a team of ministry leaders who oversee the running
of different aspects of church life.

Maki - Minister

Bio coming soon

Jonty - Youth Worker

Jonty joined Cairns as one of the young people, and has loved the privilege of being the Youth Worker here for the past 5 years. Alongside Jesus, Jonty deeply loves his football, cricket and his wife (!), as well as working with young people across Bristol


Ethan - Office and Ministry Support Assistant

Ethan's role is focused on communication, general administration and book-keeping. He is the first port of call for all general enquiries. 

Ruth - Family & Community outreach co-ordinator

Ruth loves everything creative! She joined the team at Cairns in 2017 as the café manager. She is passionate about using creativity to support wellbeing, bring community together and even as a tool to explore and deepen faith. When not at Cairns she enjoys spending time with her Husband and 13-year-old son (and their 2 cats!)


Emma - People, Safety & Policy Officer

Oversight for policies and guidelines that are supporting our employees and volunteers in church in order to ensure they can be actively fulfil their roles in a healthy and safe way.


Karen - PA to the Minister

She works with Maki to manage emails, schedule appointment, prepare agendas and papers, and take minutes of church meetings, along with DBS oversight.


Anthony - Caretaker

Anthony is responsible for the routine cleaning and maintenance of our church building, including dealing with repairs.


Sophie - Noah's Ark Pre-school Practice Manager

Sophie is married and a mother of three boys. She loves the outdoors and connecting with people.


Jane - Noah's Ark Preschool Practice Manager

Bio coming soon

Dush Duzniak - Safeguarding officer

Liz Cheesman - Safeguarding officer

Sue - Children's worker

Bio coming soon


Our dedicated team of elders and trustees
support the vision and running of Cairns.












Colin - Treasurer


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