Who's who

Who's who in Mahabba is ultimately about the everyday Christians in local prayer groups, building relationships and sharing Jesus on the ground.
 
However, to keep the cogs turning within the charity as a whole, there are a handful of teams from trustees to the management team.
 
These teams try to be as unobtrusive as possible to keep the focus on the grassroots movement, but help along the way with new groups, legal requirements and fundraising, among other things.

MAHABBA GROUPs

There are prayer groups dotted around England, Wales and Scotland in multiple cities, each with its own local coordinator who acts as the focal point for bringing people together in prayer.
 
The local coordinator will be your first port of call if you get in touch with a group near you.
 
Overall, the coordinator will lead the Mahabba group, coordinate its different functions, relate with local church leaders and seek God for vision and direction.

Find out where your local group is and get in touch.

The Hub

The Hub is short for 'Communications & Operations Hub', and is basically the main central office for the Mahabba Network.

When you get in touch via the website or social media, you will most likely encounter someone in The Hub.
 
The Hub handles the bulk of things to do with day-to-day admin, communications, finance and fundraising. It also relates closely to local Mahabba prayer group coordinators and other teams.
 
It is made up of two contracted consultants, performing the roles of Hub Manager (full time) and Hub Assistant (part time).

There is also a second hub office in Oxford, which mainly covers things to do with Europe and international.

Elliot
Hub Supervisor

Simon
Hub Manager

Network Team

The Network Team is comprised of a Regional Facilitator from each regional grouping of Mahabba groups, each of whom provides assistance to the local Mahabba groups in a particular area.
 
Currently there are five Regional Facilitators on the Network Team, covering the North West, East, South, West and London.

Each Facilitator is a contracted consultant, working a variety of days for Mahabba to support the regions, and the Team meets regularly during the month.

Ted
North West

Elliot
East

Vacant
North East

Phil
South

Georgina
West

Chas
London

Gordon (temporarily)
Scotland

Gordon
International

Executive TEAM

The Executive Team is essentially the management team for Mahabba, and looks after all the nitty gritty that keeps Mahabba as a charity going.
 
It is made up of representatives from the Board, Network Team and The Hub, and meets multiple times a month, whether in person or virtually.

Bryan
Chairman, Board

Simon
Company Secretary, Hub Manager

Andrew
Treasurer, Board

Gordon
Network Team

Phil
Network Team

Board of Trustees

The Trustees manage, guide and encourage volunteer members within Mahabba, particularly the core teams.
 
They meet once a quarter on average, and oversee the control and management of the administration, report annually to the Charity Commission, ensure compliance with legal framework, ensure the financial integrity of Mahabba.
 
Up-to-date details of the Board of Trustees can be found on the Charities Commission website

Patrons

The Baroness Cox

The Baroness Cox, Caroline Anne Cox is a member of the House of Lords.

George Verwer

George Verwer is the Founder and former International Director of Operation Mobilisation.

Lynn Green

Lynn Green is the former chairman of YWAM.

 

Toby Howarth

Reverend Dr Toby Matthew Howarth is Bishop of Bradford.

Lord Anderson

The Rt Hon. the Lord Anderson of Swansea served as an Labour MP before becoming a member of the House of Lords.

The Lord Hylton

The Lord Hylton, Raymond Hervey Jolliffe, 5th Baron Hylton, ARICS, DL is a member of the House of Lords.

 

John Glen MP

John Glen is the Conservative MP for Salisbury.

Lord McColl

Ian McColl, Baron McColl of Dulwich, CBE is a British surgeon, professor, politician and Conservative member of the House of Lords.