Panel of Reference

The panel of reference offers support, advice and accountability to Grace Church Hartlepool


Gary Aston

Gary is one of the Pastors at Redeemer church Leeds where he moved to plant in 2010. Prior to that Gary served in a number of different churches around the UK. He is married to Hannah and has four children.


Ellie Cook

Ellie lives in Newcastle and is part of the church family of Christ Church Gosforth. She works for UCCF, supporting the Christian Unions at Durham University (city campus, and Queen's Campus, Stockton) and CCAD in Hartlepool. She's also studying part time for an MA in Theology at Durham, and fills the rest of her time with excessive cups of coffee, and the occasional ballet class.


Paul Lintott

Paul lives in Haworth, West Yorkshire and is married to Claire with five children. Paul is currently Pastor of Hall Green Baptist Church and was the Pastor at Browning Avenue Baptist Church Hartlepool for sixteen years. Paul loves Costa, Flightsims (used to be an aircraft engineer) and reading but not necessarily in that order.