Meet the Team

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Lead Pastor

Paul Lapworth

Paul joined us in September 2019 and has been a long standing member here at Wycliffe. He is a former student of All Nations, served for a number of years in Senegal and was more recently Deputy Director of the Christian mission WEC UK.

Associate Pastors

Jane Farnworth, Families Pastor

Jane oversees the Children’s and Youth Team while also considering how best to be Church for those aged 0-25 and their parents. She has a passion to see all ages know Jesus, from the very youngest members of our Church family and up.

Children’s, Youth and Family (CYF) Team

Alison Pirouet

Alison is our under 8’s and families specialist. Alison joined the team in 2019 after many years at Wycliffe. She is a qualified teacher and has a passion to journey with families as they share faith together.

Roz Hearn

Roz is our 8 years to 13 years specialist. Roz joined the staff team in 2012 and works with our 8-13 year olds.  She has a degree in Youthwork and Theology and enjoys the fun, creativity and challenging questions that come from our younger youth as they explore faith and life together. 

Pete Humphries

Pete is our 14 to 18+ specialist and joined the staff team in 2015.  He has a degree in Youth Work and Community Development and is currently studying for a degree in Mission & Ministry. He aims to inspire and provoke young people to become more like Jesus every day, in every way!


Joe Pavey, Worship and Production Specialist

Joe is our Worship and Productions Coordinator. He has been at Wycliffe since being a student, and joined the team as a Worship intern. In his current role he works with those who are musically gifted in our church as well as leading the productions team to make our services available online.

Ruth Zischka, Pastoral Care Assistant

Ruth joined the team as the Pastoral Care Assistant in order to provide members of the church support. She works alongside a team to provide a structual insight to PC.

Nick Wells, Finance Manager

Roger and Nick oversee our Church finances in order to manage wisely the funds that we have been given by God’s love and grace.


We currently have a team of nine Elders who work hard watching out for the spiritual life of our Church, teaching the Word of God, making important decisions and spending time in prayer.

Nigel Harman

Graham Fairbairn

John Leary

Chris Darby

Rhona Goveia

Alan Tower

Esnat Tembo

Henry Bui


There are two position we are currently recruiting for. Have a look at these job adverts for reference.

Associate Pastor – Applications Closed

Operations Manager – Applications Closed