Adam Parkes

AdAM (funny typing intended) is the Worship Team Leader at the Potting Shed. He is married to Susanna and has three children of primary school age. As a family they have a great love of music and tend to make rather a lot of noise wherever they go! AdAM has previously been employed as a Youth and Worship Pastor at a Baptist Church in Tunbridge Wells, Kent and has led worship or played keyboard at various conferences and events. He is passionate about helping people to encounter the Lord in sung worship and equipping others to lead or to use their musical gifts in a worship context.

Alison Jones

Alison is the pioneer minister at The Potting Shed Church. Alison is married to Freddie and before having their four children, worked for Marks and Spencer as a food product developer. Having come to faith as an adult through Alpha, she loves encouraging people to consider the person of Jesus and exploring creative ways to gather as Church. As a family they love being out of doors, enjoying food, friends…and building things!  

Char Green

Char is our worship and children’s work intern. As part of the Younger Leadership College, she is based at the Potting Shed gaining experience of church life. She grew up in the local town of Southwell and has returned home after graduating in Leeds and spending a year with Youth for Christ. Char is passionate about good music, working with young people and those with additional needs. She also has a love for singles ministry and all things admin!


Emilie is part of the leadership team at The Potting Shed. She lives in rural Nottinghamshire, not far from the Potting Shed.  Previously, she has enjoyed a varied career in the Army and latterly as a Sports Teacher but now looks after her two girls with her husband Joel; a local dairy farmer. Emilie enjoys sharing her Christian faith with other Mums and is passionate about encouraging other families to explore who Jesus is.