MEET THE TEAM
John works as our Pastor. He grew up in a non-Christian home in South London, coming to faith in Jesus as a 19 year old. A primary school teacher by profession. He has subsequently spent nearly thirty years in Christian ministry. First as a London City Missionary, then pastoring churches in London and Cardiff. John and his wife Deborah have been married for nearly forty years and they have four children and six grandchildren.
Sam works as our Trainee Pastor. He grew up in the Church being born and raised in Swansea. Previously he served as a Deacon and Church Secretary at Libanus. Sam has previously worked in politics and currently serves a County Councillor. He studied at both Cardiff University and Union School of Theology and was an Itinerant Preacher for 7 years across Wales. Sam is married to Jess and is a keen chess player and tea enthusiast.
Val works as our Church Administrator helping to ensure a smooth running of the Church. Val is married to Will with one son Jonathan and daughter-in-law Sarah. She is a Grandmother to three boys and owner of two cats.
Dave is a Deacon and Church Treasurer helping to manage the finances of the Church. He has served as a Deacon for more than 15 years. Dave works for Andrew Scott LTD. He is married to Bethan and they have three Children.
Matthew is a Deacon and oversees our buildings and facilities.
Matthew has served as a Deacon since 2018. He works in the Public Sector and is married to Bethan and has two children and a lively dog. Matthew is one of the Churches pianists.
Phil is a Deacon and Church Secretary. He is our missionary liaison to those support. Phil has served as a Deacon at Libanus for over 15 years. He works for Konica Minolta and is married to Sue and has three grown up children. Phil is a keen musician and pianist.
Tim is a Deacon and has served for over 8 years. Tim is married to Bessy and has two grown up Children. He has worked and served in various churches over the last 30 years after training at the Birmingham Bible institute. In his spare time Tim is a keen gardener.