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After meeting at Holmsted Manor, Jess and Raph got married here in 2019 (their wedding reception was in the dining room!). After finishing school, Jess did her DTS here and joined the team in 2014. She carries a real passion for working with those on the margins of society, doing regular work with the homeless and vulnerable communities in Brighton. A creative type, Jess also heads up our Communications team. Raph did his DTS back in 2008, leaving his job as a builder to start a journey with YWAM that took him from England to Argentina, Brazil, Switzerland, the USA and back to the UK again! A “full of life” character, Raph will often be found encouraging young leaders to step out into their potential! He loves watching VfB Stuttgart playing football almost as much as he enjoys playing guitar and leading worship.