The IC-UK team exists of men and women from different cultural backgrounds
with relevant experience in intercultural community building. 

Adam Martin

Adam leads IC-UK. With his wife Karina, he has over 25 years of cross-cultural experience and leadership with 4 church plants in the UK and abroad. Together they pioneered an intercultural church in central Derby before joining the leadership team of ‘Reach’ – a multi-site church based in the East Midlands.

Familiar with the joys and challenges of church leadership and planting, Adam loves encouraging other leaders and sharing the vision for a diverse and integrated church.

Simon Shaw

Simon is our IC-UK Chair of Trustees. He is also the UK Director of World Horizons, a pioneering worldwide missions movement with a focus on the things that are not yet. A former Bible College Principal and Pastor, along with his wife Gaynor, he leads The Source, a fresh community-based venture in Derby’s University Quarter. They are also part of the Leadership Team of the Synergy network of churches.

As a trained Spiritual Director, Simon has a passion for seeing people flourish in all aspects of life and as a musician loves seeing people from diverse backgrounds connect through the gift of music and song.

Jessie Tang

Jessie leads Songs2Serve UK which supports IC-UK in training, equipping and networking with churches and worship musicians. Having studied Ethnomusicology, Jessie has been involved in the multicultural worship ministry ‘Resonance’, Arts Release (WEC International) and is currently developing Songs2Serve Europe

Born and raised in the UK with a Chinese background, Jessie naturally sees the world through a unique lens and is a fan of all things intercultural. She loves creating new shared worship cultures which reflect the diversity of God’s people.