Team

Leadership

Jill Weber

Global Convenor

Jill serves on the International Leadership team of 24-7 Prayer and is Director of Prayer and Spiritual Formation at Emmaus Road Church in Guildford, UK. Before she and her husband moved to England in 2018, she founded and led a new monastic community (GOHOP) in Canada for 17 years.

Pete Ward

Associate Convenor

Pete has worked for 24-7 Prayer since 2004, having been dramatically called to come and help 24-7 in the area of Operations, from a career in IT.  Pete was one of the founders of 24-7 Prayer’s first community, the Reading Boiler Room, and loves facilitating and encouraging the new monastic movement in the UK and Europe.  He lives in Chatham, UK, with his wife Andrea, who is an Anglican Vicar in one of the most deprived parishes in Kent.

Laura Cardwell

Candidate Overseer

Laura serves on the OMS global leadership team and the 24-7 Prayer Pacific Northwest regional leadership team. Laura lives in Forest Grove, Oregon with her husband Shawn. Laura and her husband are explorers of monastic living, most notably expressed through leading an urban discipleship home on the historic division of race and economic class in Kansas City, Missouri for over three years. Laura earned her PhD in economics and spends time researching and teaching in the area of systemic injustice and inequality. She loves writing, hiking and community building.

Crystal Cryer

Lead Team

Crystal is the National Coordinator for 24-7 Prayer Scotland She is also part of the Prayer Spaces in Schools Scotland team as well as the Central Church family in Edinburgh.

Mike Davies

Lead Team

Mike is one of the leaders and founders of Urban Abbey – a 24-7 Prayer new-monastic community in the heart of Nottingham. He’s been married to Alison since 1988(!), and has 3 wonderful grown-up children and 2 beautiful granddaughters. Mike worked for 30+ years in the Finance industry, helping companies burst onto the scene and grow like crazy. For a big chunk of his career, he was involved in developing strategy, and leading key teams in the organisations he worked at. Mike loves food (that’s obvious), being in the great outdoors, challenges & adventure, being on pilgrimage, all sorts of music… and of course, his primary love is Jesus.

Visitors

Bishop Graham Tomlin

The Rt. Revd. Dr. Graham Tomlin is President of St. Mellitus College and Bishop of Kensington.

Billy Kennedy

Billy is the Pioneer International Leader helping to develop the emerging Pioneer networks across the globe. He is also the Senior Leader of New Community Church in Southampton with his wife, Caroline.