Abi planted and led Ichthus New Life Congregation in Greenwich for over 18 years has more recently taken up the role of Pastoral Advisor to the Ichthus London Congregations. Abi also co-ordinates the Ichthus Overseas missions work, in nations including Thailand, Myanmar, Lebanon and Nepal and serves on the UK Council of Global Connections. She is passionate about church planting, seeing more of the Holy Spirit’s activity in the church and enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews and running a children’s homegroup.
Debbie Laycock is married to Joe and they are the proud parents of twins, Thomas and Zoe. She graduated from Cambridge in Classics and then worked for two years with an evangelistic youth project in inner-city London. She later trained in theology, church leadership and church planting with Ichthus Christian Fellowship where she has worked ever since. She helped to plant a congregation in East Greenwich some years ago, and now leads the Ichthus congregation in Forest Hill. She serves on the central Ministry and Management Team of Ichthus, and also the training and conferences teams. She teaches New Testament Greek and some theology and holds a certificate in Ancient Near Eastern Languages, majoring on Biblical Hebrew.