Grace Church is a multi-site church with meetings in Chichester, Bognor Regis and Midhurst. We have a leadership team (the Bible calls these ‘Elders’) who oversee all these meetings and everything else that we do. You can find out about our Eldership Team by clicking here.
We also have a leadership team who are based at each site and lead the Sunday meetings. These are the people you are more likely to meet and chat to when you visit.
In Chichester the team is (click on the photos for more details):
As well as heading up the Chichester site leadership team, Chris is part of our whole church Eldership Team.
Chris is married to Catherine and has two young daughters.
He originally studied at Chichester University where he trained as a Maths Teacher, although he now works full time for Grace Church.
As well as being part of the Chichester Site leadership team Steve is part of the Grace Church Eldership Team. Steve is married to Ann. Joel, their youngest son, is also part of the church. They have four grown up children and eleven grandchildren. Steve and Ann have been in pastoral ministry many years. They both love walking and as a treat going to the theatre.
Andy is married to Sally and they have two youg children. Andy has been at Grace Church now for over 10 years.
He and Sally both lead our Alpha course ministries and have a real heart for evangelism.
In his spare time you can find Andy in the garden tending to his allotment or on his bike cycling the South Downs.
Ola (short for Oriola) is married to Titilayo (known as Titi) and are blessed with three beautiful children.
He is actively involved in our Ford Prison ministry.
In his spare time, Ola loves watching sports and enjoys good food.
Ashley is married to Dave and they have two young children. They have been members of Grace Church since 2011 and also run a life group together. Ashley works in international development, and loves going on new adventures.
Dave has been a member of Grace Church since 2007 and has two children with Lisa, his wife. Not only is Dave a member of the Chichester site team, he is also a lifegroup leader and runs Tuesday Group, our regular monthly meeting for people with additional needs.