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.
Roger has served in Elim Churches for nearly 30 years and was ordained in 2006. Roger pastored the Riverside Church in Hertfordshire, after which he planted a church in Falmouth in 2010. Roger took up the position of Lead Minister at Cheltenham Elim in June 2022, he has four children, Lois, Eli, Abiah and Esmée and is married to Mandy. Roger has a Masters in Theology and enjoys writing, teaching and spending time in the countryside.
Ben is the youth worker here at Cheltenham Elim. He is currently studying a BA in Applied Theology (youth ministry track) at Regents college in Malvern. He is passionate about developing our young people into a greater understanding of who they are in God and equipping them so that they have a firm foundation from which to grow in their faith.
Dave was raised in 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 see him speaking or supporting the sung worship.
Bean is a worship leader, songwriter and musician. He is passionate about 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.
Liz joined Cheltenham Elim Church in 1997. She went on missions to Honduras in 1999 for 4 years and then later to Swaziland in 2007. On both occasions she worked with orphans and vulnerable children. She returned to the UK in 2018 with her husband and 3 daughters.
Liz looks after the logistics of admin and buildings, as well as hiring or using the spaces we have available.