Neil is our full-time leading elder, and Des oversees creative arts in the church. Neil and Des both trained as teachers, before Neil moved into business management and then into full-time church work in 1983. He has been in leadership at King’s since 1990. Neil and Des have a daughter and twin sons, all of whom are married with children and at King’s Church.
JOHN AND SUZANNE HARBOUR
Before joining the staff at King’s Church, John was a Primary School Teacher. He took on the role of full-time Youth Pastor in 2008, and joined the eldership in 2014. John teaches regularly in the church, and also oversees the welcome and integration. Suzanne has recently completed a degree in Creative Writing and just started a new part time job as a Content Creator. They have three children.
RICHARD AND KATHRYN LODGE
Richard worked in the electronics industry before working full-time for the church. He oversees the pastoral work at King’s, along with the Exploring Church Membership course and many of the church’s community initiatives. Kathryn is part of our ministry team, has led a youth discipleship group and is currently running our Prayer group for sexually exploited women. They have three sons.
Ron and Joy Lamb
Before working for the church, Ron was Deputy Head at a local school. His main responsibilities at King’s is teaching and overseeing the church Mission Team, as well as regularly leading meetings. Joy has been part of King’s since the church began, and is still very much involved in the life of the church. Together, Ron and Joy have a real heart for Nepal. They have 3 children who are married with children and at King’s Church.
STEVE AND TRICIA WADE
Steve is a civil engineer and Tricia is a chemistry teacher and lay chaplain. Steve has led our Worship Team and is now involved in Prophetic Support and Tricia leads the church bookshop team and is heavily involved in decorating. They have three daughters. Jo is married with children, Jamie lives and works locally, and Nicola works at King’s as our Student & Young Adults Pastor.
FRANCIS AND ELLI GOSS
Francis and Elli have attended King’s Church since 1997. Francis works for an Employee and Customer Engagement company and Elli teaches at a local prep school. They have been involved in worship leading, youth work and leading and teaching at Kings, and have run the Alpha Course. They have two sons, Daniel and Matthew, both of whom are currently studying in Brighton.