MINISTRY TEAM LEADERS
We have a dedicated team of Ministry Leaders who are serving throughout the week. These leaders are passionate about making disciples and reaching our community for Christ.
Children's Ministry: Rob Allingham & Steve Ovens
Youth Ministry: Steve Ovens serves on BYP team
Men's Ministry: Nnamdi Udeze
Women's Ministry: Sarah Symonds & Pam Birch
Prayer Coordinator: Pam Birch
Worship Team Coordinator: Quentin Gunderson
Small Group Leaders: Matt Whittingham, Judith Oelman, Pam Birch, Maitland Harper, Steve Ovens, Rob Allingham, Maggie Jones
Foodbank & Christmas Shoeboxes - Judith Oelman
CAP Debt Centre Manager/ Coach: Phil Symonds
CAP Debt Coach: Robert Brittain
Pastor Steve Ovens
Steve was born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire and moved to Cornwall in 2000 after completing his PGCE at Exeter. He spent 12 years teaching and playing semi-professional football (Tiverton Town, St Blazey and Bodmin Town) whilst serving in ministry at Soul’s Harbour, Camelford, as the Assistant Pastor and Youth Leader. Over the years, Steve has also been involved in several short-term missions in the UK (with SJi & TFM) and overseas (with teams from OM, CIS/ CIF, PEF and Soul’s Harbour).
In 2012, Steve was clearly led by God to hang up his football boots and leave teaching to become pastor at New Life Church in Bodmin. He has a passion to see men and women of every generation be transformed by the good news of Jesus Christ and to be all that God has created them to be.
In his spare time, Steve loves to ride on the local downhill mountain bike trails, eat a good curry and spend time with his wife and two children. He is also really competitive- according to him there’s no such thing as a ‘fun run!’
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