Meet the team

Rob Newton
Pastoral/Community Lay Worker for Sileby
Rob spent his early career in the Armed Forces before running a research team at Loughborough University whilst always enjoying playing in bands. He was brought back to the Methodist Church in 1991 and went from playing modern hymns for the Junior Church to Accredited Worship Leader in 2000 to Local Preacher in 2006. Rob has led the Worship Band, AD2000, since 2000 and has a passion for the Gospel through contemporary music. He is a Director of ArtServe, an ecumenical national charity encouraging creative arts in worship and assists in organising their festival annually. Rob started his role at Sileby in November 2021 and has brought new ideas and new music to Sileby Methodist Church Centre. Mobile: 07708 856978 Email: