Our team of leaders is made up of people who are deeply committed to the vision of New Life Church and are passionate about seeing God’s purposes and plans effectively come to pass.
Mike and Hazel Smith
Pastors of New Life Family Church
Mike and Hazel have three children, all grown up and married, and seven grandchildren. Before becoming pastors of New Life Church, Mike and Hazel ran a Kitchen company. Mike’s hobby is buying and restoring classic motorbikes, and then selling them on.
Adrian and Caroline Davies
Adrian is Youth Pastor, and runs both Youth Base and TGI. Caroline is Children’s Pastor with Hazel Smith, and is also the Church Office Administrator. They have three daughters.
A number of teams serve to make Family Church happen each Sunday and throughout the week. If you would like to join any of these teams then please speak to that team’s leader:
- Johnny Beales – Media
Johnny is married to Jo and they have 4 children; he runs a local woodworking business and heads up our media team of volunteers, who get up early every Sunday to make Family Church run smoothly
Our worship is led by local musicians whose passion is to see the church experience intimacy with God through worship, as well as raising up the next generation of worship leaders, singers and musicians.
- Adrian Davies – Youth
- Hazel Smith – Kids
- Darren Rozier – Hosting
Darren is a local man, works for BBC Radio Suffolk and has a great love for music and all things radio; Darren ensures that you get a great welcome and first impression here at Family Church through the hosting team.
- Helen Johnson – Catering
Helen has recently retired from the NHS and spends her time serving on many community teams in this area; She leads our catering team for Sundays and for special events.
- David Pratt – Community Action
David is married to Angela and they have one daughter. He plays cricket for a local team and heads up our team of volunteers doing gardens in the community and painting in people’s homes.
- Richard Fenning – Prayer
Richard is a businessman in the UK with over thirty years experience in agriculture. He has had involvement in Church planting and preaching, with a focus on prayer and intimacy with God. He is married to Alison.
- Alison Fenning – Foundations course
Alison holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Biblical Studies and Cross-cultural Mission. She is an itinerant evangelistic preacher and mission leader, and is married to Richard.