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

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
Simon Woodward


Sam Hughes
Children’s Pastor

Sandra Andrew
Care Network Coordinator

Julie Mills
Church Administrator

Dan Murphy
Worship Pastor

Other Staff

Catering Manager – Barbara Mayo
Finance Office – Derek Riley
Graphic Design & Communications Director  – Russ Sargeant
Audio Visual Engineer – Sam Jackson