Bethany Christian Church leaders

Matt Rich matt

Matt has been the Pastor at Bethany since April 2018.  
Matt is responsible for the majority of the teaching on Sunday mornings. Matt has been involved in full time Christian work for more than 25 years - having been a missionary in Fiji, in the UK and then all over the world online. Matt works part-time for Bethany and also for Chatnow.org, an online mission he set up in the year 2000 and still runs today.

Text or call Matt on 07527 525223 or email Matt  


ChrisChris Bantoft 

Chris is originally from Manchester. He moved to Cumbria from the North East in late 1994, has attended Bethany since 2001 and became a leader in the church in June 2016. Chris is now  retired from full-time employment and enjoys, amongst other things, walking in the Lake District. He occasionally teaches from the Bible on a Sunday and leads one of the midweek home groups.

Text or call Chris on 07814 928711‬ or  email Chris