Sawyers Church, Brentwood: Working Together. Building Community. Making a Difference. Through Inspiration, Connection and Action

Leadership Team



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Peter leads the staff team as part of his overall responsibility in leading the church. He is as an accredited minister with Assemblies of God and takes an active role in working with other churches and local organisations.





Elaine Pitman      

Elaine is the Fundraising Coordinator. Elaine is involved in a wide range of ministries. Before working for the church she worked as an administrator for the NHS.



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Jon is our Assistant Pastor and is responsible for our worship, volunteer and creative teams. He works closely with the Senior Pastor in serving the church and the local community.



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Ben leads the youth work at Sawyers Church providing activities for 10-18 year olds in the church and wider community. This includes our mentoring scheme designed to help young people reach their full potential.




Bruce Radose

Bruce is responsible for the day-to-day running and maintenance of the Sawyers Hall Lane site. He organises the building for all church activities and the work of Frontline.


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Kate Okunola

Kate leads the Children’s work, coordinating Sunday morning children’s provision, FAB our mid-week outreach programme and special events. She has a passion for community work and enjoys a challenge!.






Pastor Peter and Theresa Jordan

Peter is married to Theresa and they have two children. Peter is a former police officer and has been the pastor of Sawyers Church since October 2009. Theresa is a primary school teacher and runs a local family centre.



Steve and Gill Dodgson

Steve is married to Gill, they have two daughters and have been part of Sawyers Church since 1995. Steve is a Civil Servant and Gill is very much involved in our children’s work.



John and Val Morris

John is married to Val and they have four daughters. John and Val are both primary school headteachers. They are both accomplished musicians and enjoy taking part in worship.



Abi and Funmi Mustafa

Abi is married to Funmi and they have four children. Abi is a project manager and Funmi is a primary school teacher. They are passionate about God’s word and the power of prayer.


Thomas and Nadia Halley

Thomas is married to Nadia. Thomas works as a teacher and Nadia works as a senior practice nurse. They are committed to helping people to grow in faith and put this faith into action.



 Board of Management


Liz and Jon Staniforth

Liz is married to Jon, they have two children and have been part of Sawyers Church since 1998 Liz is a people development consultant and Jon works for a city bank. Liz uses her skills to support and develop the staff team.



Jeff and Ali Steers

Jeff is married to Ali, they have two daughters and have been part of Sawyers Church since 1997. Jeff is a clinical perfusionist and Ali is a teaching assistant in a local primary school. Jeff holds responsibility for the management of our premises.