The team are here to help and guide you as you journey with us. We are indebted to our key leaders and volunteers, without whom, none of what we do would be possible.
REV LUKE GOODWAY
Luke joined us in September 2017, after already serving as youth ministers at CEC from 2012-2014. Luke & Samantha were born in Bristol, and Luke was ordained by Elim in 2012.
Luke has passion to see God honoured, people valued and the church having a positive impact in the entire town.
REV DAVE WELLINGTON
Minister; head of training, pastoral care & groups
Dave was born into the Elim Church in Plymouth. After graduating in Chemistry and heading on to teacher training, he then stepped in to become a youth leader which ended in him heading off with Liz and their young family to Bible College. Ordained in 1992, Dave went on to serve as Music Pastor in Kensington Temple, finally leaving London to take on the Leadership Track at Regents Theological College. Whilst there he took on a Masters in Theology and he and Liz became involved in Cheltenham Elim. You’ll often see him leading or supporting the sung worship.
Creative Director; head of services & younger generations
Bean is a worship leader, songwriter and musician. He is passionate about the creativity and how it can be used to draw people into God’s presence. Alongside leading the worship and tech team, Bean also heads up our media and creative department.
Bean is married to Sarah and they have 3 children.