<h1 style="text-align: center;">Changing Communities Together</h1>

Rev Ricardo Christopher

Reverend Ricardo Christopher worked for fifteen years in various government departments in the Civil Service including Northern Ireland Office, Ministry of Defence, Department of Trade and Industry. He also served as the assistant to the head of operations in 10 Downing Street helping to oversee the administration of the building. Ricardo served as senior Pastor for twenty five years of ‘Hope Community Church’ – a branch in the Church of God of Prophecy. During that time he worked for a few years in HMP Wormwood Scrubs as a mentor and teacher to prisoners and founded community schools that offer free education to children from underprivileged backgrounds. He is passionate about addressing knife and violent crime and consults in community/police forums. Since leaving full-time ministry, he continues to teach theological students nationally and internationally and is Ascension Trust’s Liaison Officer.