Group Leader: Jagat Shrestha
About: Jagat has been greatly impacted by the work of the group since he started as a young person in 2008. Jagat loves leading at USG, but when he’s not running a Keenite group or organising other events for Urban Saints Guildford, he is training to be an accountant, and also enjoys a multitude of sports. He would be delighted to help anybody with any queries related to Urban Saints.
Mobile: 07800 884933 Email:
Chairman: Mike Gibbons
About: Mike’s been involved with USG since he joined the group when he was 10 years old. Despite now being somewhat older, he remains a young person at heart with an unwavering commitment to serve young people in our town. Mike’s married to Hana and works in London as a management consultant.
Mobile: 07909 981275
Junior Section Leader (School Years 5-7): Olly Perkins
Olly joined USG in year 12 and has barely missed a session since. He has a particular passion for leading the Juniors. He is currently taking a gap year and runs a small eBay business. He loves Climbing and Sailing in his spare time and would love to chat to anyone interested in the juniors!
Mobile: 07588233411 Email:
Inter Section Leader (School Years 8-10): Tom Coles
Group Treasurer: Marelise Carpenter
About: Marelise has 2 sons who currently attend Urban Saints Guildford and her husband Steve, is one of the leaders. She kindly looks after our accounts and manages donations. If you are considering making a financial contribution to the group please contact Marelise and she’ll tell you how to go about doing so.
Prayer Group Leader: Joan Gibbons
About: Joan has a number of family connections to USG, with all three of her sons attending as lads and going on to become leaders. She has helped organise the Parents and Supporters Prayer group for a number of years, as well as taking on many other logistical tasks to help USG run smoothly.