Our Team

Church teams.

Staff team

Jonathan Bell

Churchcentral South Team Leader
Jonathan and his wife Helen planted the church in 1996. Jonathan leads the team at Churchcentral South, and preaches across Churchcentral. Helen works as the elderly support worker with Karis Neighbour Scheme and they have two sons.

Owen O'Brien

Churchcentral West Team Leader
Owen leads the team at Churchcentral West and oversees worship, children’s work and safeguarding across the churches.

Chris Yeo

Churchcentral North Team Leader
Chris is on staff full time leading the team at Churchcentral North.
His wife Zoe is a GP in the city and together they have two children.

Tim Brown

Churchcentral East Team Leader
Tim leads the team at Churchcentral East, our newest site and works on the operations of the churches. Liz is an ESOL teacher, running classes at Central House as well works as a families support worker with Karis Neighbour Scheme.

Kate Watkins

Operations Manager
Kate joined the staff team to take a lead on all things financial, before taking on wider responsibility for all our operations. Kate's part of Churchcentral South along with husband Rob and their two children.

Nadeem Naveed

Cross-Cultural Worker
Nadeem is on staff helping us engage well with people from other cultures in the city. He is part of the team at Churchcentral East. Nadeem is married to Rozina and they have four wonderful daughters.

Jonny Mellor

Sputnik Team Leader
Jonny  co-founded Sputnik, our growing arts collective and network. He's part of the preaching team across the churches and is on the team at Churchcentral South. He is married to Jemma and they have three kids.

Rich Pitt

Communications & Preaching
Rich heads up  communications, oversees our brilliant Youth Leaders and is part of the preaching team across the churches. His wife Ruth is a paediatrician, and along with their two daughters, they're part of Churchcentral South.