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David Graham

Lead Pastor

David is our Lead Pastor and leads our main expression of church on a Sunday morning each week. David has been a church leader for over 20 years and has been the senior leader of two previous churches before joining us in 2006.

Graham Clarke

Central Leadership Team & Facilities Manager

Graham is a member of our leadership team and our part-time Facilities Manager. Alongside his wife Lou, he also heads up Bridge The Gap - an initiative reaching out to those who live in our immediate community. Graham is passionate about church unity and serving the local community.

Jenny Rogers

Central Leadership Team 'CLT'

Jenny has been part of the CLT since 2012 and also heads up Lifegroups with her husband Mark. During the week, Jenny works full-time as a teacher at a local primary school - a busy job, which she loves! She is passionate about the idea that we are called to make a difference where we are Monday to Saturday, not just on a Sunday.

Mark Rogers

Central Leadership Team 'CLT' and Finance Vision Leader

Mark is responsible for providing spiritual oversight to the finances of the church. He heads up Lifegroups with his wife Jenny and also helps run parenting courses. Mark works full-time with the Met Office as an Advisor to the emergency response community. He is passionate to see people find communities where they can share life together and has a special desire to see Men Gathering in order to support each other in their Christian walk.

Michelle Geering

Central Leadership Team 'CLT'

Michelle joined the CLT in January 2020. Mostly she wants to see God worshipped by all people. Having moved lots in her life she has been part of many churches and communities. Michelle would love to see all those barriers we put in the way of being a community such as income, education, race, age fall away so we can all together serve our Lord as in Acts 2. Michelle also heads up the Bertha's Cafe and Little Lifekidz work.

Chris Blunden

Central Leadership Team 'CLT'

Chris joined the CLT in mid 2019, having been part of the community at Southcourt Baptist church since 2001 when work brought him to the area. Chris is actively involved in the children’s work as a volunteer and has loved supporting the yearly visits to Soul Survivor camp with the church’s youth.

James Henson

Youth Pastor

James joined the staff team in September 2013 after a gap year with Aylesbury Vale Youth for Christ, completing his degree in Youth work in the summer of 2017. James is passionate about seeing young people come to see how God loves them for who they are, and how they can live a life in all the fullness God has planned for them

Iain Nash

Children's Pastor

Iain has been our Children's Pastor since January 2016 and longs to see children and their families take their head knowledge of who God is and use that to make a heart response and follow him.

Lou Clarke

Pastoral Care Coordinator, Bridge the Gap Coordinator and Central Leadership Team

Lou has been our Pastoral Care Coordinator since March 2017 and leads a team of volunteers who make home visits to people in our church who are finding it difficult to get to church for whatever reason. Lou now heads up our Bridge the Gap work which is currently operating as a food bank. Since July 2021, Lou is now also a member of the Central Leadership Team.

Liz Zealey

Central Leadership Team & Operations Manager

Liz has been our Church Operations Manager since January 2010. Her passion is to see people develop and be released for service in line with their gifts and calling. She has been a member of the Central Leadership Team since December 2018

He has come so that we may have life and have it to the full!