the committee

The Committee is comprised of the following:

Lewis Allen

Lewis came to Yorkshire from a pastorate in London in 2010 to plant Hope Church Huddersfield, where he is the Senior Pastor. Lewis is married to Sarah and they have five children.

Daniel Grimwade

Assistant Director and Events Coordinator
Daniel 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 has visited Ghana with Pastors Training International to provide basic training to pastors. He is married to Karen and they have three daughters.

Steve Horton

Administrator & South Yorkshire Coordinator
Steve is an 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 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 also serves on the Steering Group of the Yorkshire Gospel Partnership. He is married to Rachel and they have one son and a daughter.

Graham Thomson

West Yorkshire Coordinator
Graham is the Pastor at Spen Valley Church. 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 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.