Solid leadership inspires us, but it is good character that provides security. Within the leadership team Ben and Steve function as elders of Gracechurch. Each member of the team brings a different gifting and they work hard to ensure unity and genuine friendship.

Ben and Sally Bevins

Ben and Sally both work in education. Together with their three fabulous children, Matt, Josh and Charlotte, they are sports crazy and are heavily involved in many sports clubs around the town. Sally loves apples, dried fruit and cereal and when Ben isn’t playing hockey or football, he’s rather partial to a beer.

Steve and Felicity Vincent

Opposites definitely attract. The Vincents are a family of extremes, Steve likes the quiet life, but Felicity has other ideas, often trying to fit in more than time allows! They love camping, walking (some more than others), adventure and living in Charford. They are excited to be part of all God is doing there.

Jonathan and Claire Coleman

Whilst Claire is racing around after their four children (Josiah, Isaac, Esther and Jude), Jonathan works as a GP in a surgery as well as the local prison. They’re a very active family too and are all involved in various sports activities. Claire’s Rocky Road brownies are a particularly mouth-watering hit.

Jared and Helen Hodgson

Jared, Helen and their three boys, Toby, Max and Jonah, love adventure. Jared works for Best Western Hotels and travels around the UK and other nations. Helen works on a care farm and is a freelance writer. You’re most likely to find them outside making fire, playing in mud or climbing trees. They also host vulnerable women in their home and the whole family have a big heart for justice.