Line Up

The Gathering 2019 promises to be an epic festival…AGAIN!
There’s so much happening with a load of fun stuff to take part in.
We also have a great line-up of speakers/hosts/artistes who are there to unpack the Gospel, communicate aspects of following Jesus or simply entertain the guys attending.
We’re really pumped to announce the following names:

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Nathan Blackaby

Keynote Speaker

Nathan is an author and speaker and is CEO of CVM. He was a missionary in Brazil and has pastored a church in the UK

Nathan Blackaby
CVM CEO
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Carl Beech

Keynote Speaker

Carl has been part of CVM for over 20 years. He’s an author and international speaker with a particular focus on evangelism to men. He planted and leads Redeemer King church in Chesterfield.

Carl Beech
CVM President
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Matt Sumemrfield

Keynote Speaker

Senior Pastor of Zeo Church, President of Urban Saints and founder of ‘LiveLife123.org’ & ‘Stretch Your Life’ an initiative for developing leaders, speakers and ourselves.

Matt Sumemrfield
Pastor of ZEO Church
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John Williams

Seminar

John has overcome incredible obstacles in his own life, which led him to launch and lead ‘Enable’, at The Message Trust. A creative mission team, helping children and young people with complex needs.

John Williams
Enable, The Message Trust
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Graham Kendrick

Worship

Described as a ‘father of modern worship music’, Graham has a heart for mission to men which is why always loves to bring his talented band along to The Gathering, and lead worship.

Graham Kendrick
Music Legend
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Mark Tate

Late Night Worship

Mark is Team Leader at The Grove Community and leads the Urban Praise Project; a music collective who formed to develop an edgy, urban sound through 'mashups' that bridge the sacred/secular divide, and provide a spiritually engaging and freeing experience.

Mark Tate
Leader at Urban Praise Project
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Will van der Hart

Seminar

Rev Will Van Der Hart is Pastoral Chaplain at HTB in central London. He is a founding director of The Mind and Soul Foundation, a mental and emotional health think tank.

Will van der Hart
Director of Mind & Soul UK.
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Tony Vino

Friday Night Entertainment

Tony is the only half Spanish half Scottish hybrid working comic in the world. Born in Malaga he was subsequently raised in the Costa Del Preston, he has been touring the comedy scene since early 2005 performing across the UK and internationally.

Tony Vino
Comedian
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Andy Kind

Seminar

Andy is an award-winning comedian, who has appeared on BBC1 and Radio 5Live and performs to live audiences of about 10,000 people a year. He is also an evangelist and co-contributor to CVM apologetics stream, The Demolition Squad.

Andy Kind
Preacher & Comdeian
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Ian Coffey

Morning Bible Studies

Ian is the Vice Principal of Moorlands and Director of their Leadership Training. He lectures on both the BA and MA courses, where he draws upon more than 40 years of leadership experience in both the local church and parachurch contexts.

Ian Coffey
VP of Moorlands College
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Steve Legg

Host

In 2018 Steve celebrated 30 years and one million miles on the road, using a unique blend of comedy and magic to communicate the Gospel. The author of 17 books, Steve also founded Sorted men’s magazine.

Steve Legg
Host
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Vince Turner

Just Looking Seminar

Vince and his wife Clio currently run a Church, a Christian Conference and teaching centre at Weycroft Hall in Devon

Vince Turner
Weycroft Hall, Christian Center
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John Sutherland

Big Sunday Story

John served as a Met Police Officer for the best part of 25 years, in 2017 he published his memoir Blue: Keeping the Peace and Falling to Pieces.

John Sutherland
Former Chief Superintendent