About Us

Our Purpose

Transforming Plymouth Together launched in response to the Plymouth Fairness Commission Report and continue to work with churches, local communities and national partners to address the root causes of poverty in our city.

Our projects are focussed on the following key areas:

* Seeking social justice

* Reducing poverty

* Helping to build stronger neighbourhoods

* Improving health, wellbeing and community resilience

* Supporting and promoting church social action

If you would like to find out more about what we do, or to get involved with any of our projects, please get in touch with any of the TPT Team.

Our team


Chris Forster

INTERIM Strategic Lead Officer & Treasurer

07984 989721 Email
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Sarah Goode

Re:Sourced & Office Support

07342 242715 Email
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John Williams

Food Security Project Support

07525 216162 Email

Beth Pavelle

Education Project Support

07833 790427 Email


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Rt Rev'd James Grier

The Bishop of Plymouth

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Rev'd Jane Bakker

Archdeacon of Plymouth (*Trustee application in process)


Chris Forster

INTERIM Strategic Lead Officer & Treasurer

07984 989721 Email
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Rev'd Mark Woodhouse

Minister at Derriford URC and Chaplain to Lord Mayor

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Rev'd Lawrence Braschi

Vicar at St Pancras Church

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Father David Way

Parish Priest for St Peter and The Holy Apostles


Darin Halifax

ICS Lead for the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Integrated Care System for Devon (ICSD)


Cllr Tina Touhy

Plymouth City Councillor for Ham Ward


Church Urban Fund

Church Urban Fund (CUF) was established by the Church of England as a practical response to unmet need and has been active in local communities for over 30 years. CUFs vision is to see people and communities all over England flourish and enjoy life in all its fullness.

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Together Network

The Together Network is a union of faith-based partnerships, driven by the desire to see communities flourish throughout England, and focused on the needs and priorities of the communities they serve.

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