WHO'S WHO?Meet the Elim Christian Centre Southampton team
Steve took on the leadership of Elim Christian Centre, Southampton in September 2017 having previously pastored in Driffield, Beeston Nottingham and most recently in Guildford.
Steve is married to Erika and they have three children, Hannah and twin boys, Samuel and Noah. Steve originally comes from Bristol, but has lived all over the country and even in Kosova! Steve loves spending time with people, watching movies, reading, playing the bass guitar, eating, watching boxing (please don’t hold that against him) and occasionally going to the gym. It’s Steve’s desire to see all people living in the fullness of Christ and fulfilling their God given potential.
JOHN OWUSU AFRAM
John has been a member of the Elim Christian Centre for a few years now and is currently an elder of the church. He is married to Charlotte and together have been blessed with three children, namely Emmanuel, Lydia and Joshua. John and his family originally come from Ghana in West Africa. John‘s main interests are in watching documentaries on technology, reading and listening to music. John has a desire that people will have a meaningful understanding and grasp of the word of God to live fulfilled lives. He is also an advocate for truth and justice.
Jeanne is a longstanding member of the Elim Christian Centre having come into the church originally through the Sunday School as a child. Jeanne is married to Malcolm and has two married daughters, Erika who lives in Guernsey and Catherine who lives in Hedge End. They also have five lovely Grandchildren. Jeanne works within the church in various rolls – Junior Church Teacher, Women@Elim ladies group joint leadership, Prayer Team & Pastoral Care Team. Jeanne joined the leadership team as an Elder three years ago. It is Jeanne’s desire to always be open to God and new opportunities that He may present and continually grow in Him no matter what age you are, God still has a plan and purpose for you.
Deacon: Finance Officer
Kay is the church finance officer; she has been in this post since 2001. Her role includes, but is not limited to, organising the church accounts, admin and being part of the leadership team as a deacon. Kay is married to Philip and has two daughters, Vicky and Amy. Kay enjoys spending time with her family, camping and the occasional spa. She has an overwhelming caring nature and will always be willing to help someone when it is needed. Her vision is to see the church building project fulfilled; something God laid on her heart in 2005. Her passion is seeing people grow in deeper faith and for people to know God loves them.
Fred has been married to Mavis for over 50 years, they have three children and three grandchildren. He has attended Elim Christian Centre since childhood. Fred has been on the church leadership team for many years and currently serves as a deacon with responsibility for maintenance of the church having worked his whole life in the building trade. Fred has a heart to practically serve in whatever way he can to serve God in the church and local community.
A warm welcome
78 Park Road, Freemantle, Southampton, SO15 3DE