Who’s Who

Literally hundreds of people are involved in making church happen here at Lifecentral Church. The vast majority are volunteers who give their time and talents to lead and support many of the diverse ministries.

Rev. Leon Evans, Senior Pastor
Leon has been part of Lifecentral Church for over 20 years, initially focusing on worship, youth and evangelism. Leon has been the senior pastor at Lifecentral for over 10 years, imparting life, strategy and vision. Leon has a vibrant and passionate way of communicating – speaking regularly at Lifecentral and also at many churches across the UK and internationally. He has a heart for mission and has led the setting up of teams which have ministered in places like India, Bulgaria, Singapore and Albania. Leon has also led the church in serving in Aids projects in Zambia in partnership with the charity Hands at Work. On a more local level Leon was a key player in the setting up of the youth charity Phase Trust in the year 2000. Phase Trust work with many local disadvantaged young people and Leon remains an active member of the board of Phase Trust to this day. Leon is a member of the Core team of ‘The Net’ a group of churches, organisations and individuals with a heart to see transformation in the Black Country. Leon is motivated by his love for people and seeing people serve and journey towards God.

Senior Leadership Team

Leon Evans

Lead Pastor

Simon Woodward

Associate Pastor

Andy Hancock

NextGen Pastor

Elisabeth Shave

Associate Pastor, Connect

Nev Shave

Associate Pastor, Connect

Jo Gregory

Location Pastor, Hagley

Shaun Griffiths

Operations Manager

Eldership Team

Chris Bradley

Ruth Bradshaw

Lee Burrows

Pete Chapman

Allison Evans

Leon Evans

Matt Fung

Judy Lloyd

Iris McDonald

Simon Woodward


Sam Hughes

Children’s Pastor

Sandra Andrew

Care Network Coordinator

Julie Mills

Church Administrator

Dan Murphy

Worship Pastor

Chris Neville

Facilities Manager

Other Staff

Catering Manager – Barbara Mayo

Finance Office – Derek Riley

Graphic Design/Media Coordinator – Russ Sargeant