Lewis Allen, Director

Lewis AllenLewis came to Yorkshire from a pastorate in London in 2010 to plant Hope Church Huddersfield, where he is the Senior Pastor. He also serves on the Steering Group of the Yorkshire Gospel Partnership, was the Assistant Director of the Christian Ministry Training Course, and is a Board Member of the London Theological Seminary. Lewis is married to Sarah and they have five children.

Daniel Grimwade, Assistant Director and Events Coordinator

Daniel GrimwadeDaniel is pastor of Dewsbury Evangelical Church, having been been in pastoral ministry in West Yorkshire since 2001. He is a trustee of European Missionary Fellowship and lectures at their school of Biblical Studies. He also visits Ghana with Pastors Training International to provide basic training to pastors. He is married to Karen and they have three daughters.

Peter Wood, Administrator

Peter WoodUntil his retirement, Peter was Development Manager at Oak Hill Theological College. He currently serves on the Steering Group of the Yorkshire Gospel Partnership. He and his wife, Juliette, are members of the core team for the forthcoming church plant in Central Leeds. They have three grown up children, two delightful sons in law and two equally delightful grandsons.

Steve Horton, South Yorkshire Coordinator

steve hortonSteve is currently lead elder at Crystal Peaks Church, a congregation planted from Wycliffe Church in January 2013.  Steve was born and bred in Shepherds Bush but left ‘the Bush’ for Yorkshire in 1978 and has never looked back.  His family now see Sheffield as their home, despite being several hours journey from Steve’s beloved QPR!  Steve and Pauline have two daughters and four grandchildren.

Iain Clements, East Yorkshire Coordinator

Iain ClementsIain is the pastor of Latimer Congregational Church in Beverley, East Yorkshire. Before coming to Yorkshire he studied and worked on the south coast, in the west country, the north east, and in London. He is married to Rachel.

Graham Thomson, West Yorkshire Coordinator

Graham ThomsonGraham is the Assistant Pastor at Hope Church Huddersfield and is planting Spen Valley Church, in conjunction with Gospel Yorkshire, in September 2017.  He is married to Dawn and they have a young son. Born and bred in Yorkshire, Graham taught History in a local secondary school and 6th form for several years before moving into full-time pastoral ministry.

Martin Woodier, North Yorkshire Coordinator

Martin WoodierMartin moved to Yorkshire in 1982 to help support a church plant in Leeds, then began re-planting Bethel Church, Otley in 1986, which he pastored for 30 years. He is currently Interim Co-Pastor of South Craven Evangelical Church with responsibility to look at church planting in the area. He is Director of the Christian Ministry Training Course and the Yorkshire School of Christian Ministry. He has three grown up children and two grandchildren.