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Our Elders

Andrew SampsonChurch ElderAndrew works full-time for Grace Church having been a secondary school teacher for many years. His wife, Laura, is studying for an MA in Theology with a focus on children, youth and families while also working as a teaching assistant in a local primary school. Andrew oversees the preaching, teaching and theological training as well as working to support partner churches across Cornwall and beyond. Andrew and Laura are parents to two boys.Email AndrewMatt LeachChurch Elder & TrusteeMatt works full-time for Grace Church following years that have included drumming, charity finance and local government. His wife, Lucy, is a textile artist and together they have four children. Matt oversees the Alpha course and pastoral support in the church as well as serving as one of the trustees.Email MattBen SewellChurch ElderAs well as leading in Grace Church Ben works full-time as a software engineer. His wife, Helen, is a data analyst and together they have three children. Ben oversees the prayer life of Grace Church and loves to see people grow in hearing God's voice.Email BenJohn Peters (JP)Church Elder & Youth LeaderAlongside leading in Grace Church, John works as a Senior CAD designer and instructor at Falmouth University and for his own design consultancy. His wife, Claire, is a mum at home and they have three young children. John and his wife lead our youth team at Grace Church. Having grown up as a TCK (Third Culture Kid) in India, John has a deep love for seeing the integration of world cultures and peoples in the life of Church. Email John

Our Team

Ben AskewCommunity Group LeaderClaire PetersYouth LeaderDavid PykeCommunity Group LeaderTomTom AlstonSet Up Team LeaderHuw BriscoeHead of CreativeJudy PykeTrustee & Community Group LeaderLaura SampsonGraceKids Team LeaderMark BennettsCommunity Group LeaderJedidiah HeathcoteVisuals Team LeaderGill DerrickPastoral Care Team LeaderPaul WilliamsTrustee & Welcome Team LeaderRachel BennettsCommunity Group Leader & Refreshments Team LeaderSara WhiteGraceKids LeaderPeter KeevilCommunity Group LeaderSaskia ArchboldCreche Team Leader and Church AdministratorBecky ThornsWorship Team LeaderSam CascarinaCommunity Group LeaderBen PritchardCommunity Group LeaderAdam BrannCommunity Group LeaderKathryn NicholsTrusteeTalan ArchboldTrusteeGorgi PritchardCommunity Group LeaderJanet KeevilCommunity Group LeaderSuzie BrannCommunity Group LeaderDorcas BuoroCommunity Group LeaderRay GillilandTrusteeEmma MillsProjects Coordinator and Team leader, Porthtowan church plant.Ozie MomohCommunity Group LeaderKerry DoyleTrusteeKen Philip & Katie ChanCommunity Group LeadersPete KeenGrace Kids LeaderAdam MillsTeam leader, Porthtowan church plant.