Our Team

If you want to go fast go alone, if you want to go far go together.

Life Vineyard Church is a family with a purpose, we are church that knows we have a mission to extend the Kingdom of God and lead our city and community into life. We are passionate about building a healthy team where everyone at Life Vineyard has a place to discover their God given design and destiny and step into all that God has for them.

Below are a list of people that have specific roles within the church, but everyone who calls Life Vineyard their home is part of this ‘family with a purpose’ and has a part to play in seeing our vision become a reality.

 

David and Nicola Bass

Senior Pastors

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David and Nicola Bass

David and Nicola are our church leaders and they also oversee the Vineyard churches in the North East. They love to meet with new people and have a passion to see our communities changed.

Geoff and Caroline Dawson

Senior Assistant Pastors

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Geoff and Caroline Dawson

Geoff and Caroline are the site pastors in Marley Hill. Alongside this, Geoff oversees our Worship Team and Caroline leads our Women’s ministry, Beloved.

Keith & Max Morley

Assistant Pastors

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Keith & Max Morley

Keith makes sure our Sunday gatherings run smoothly. He also oversees our Catalyst Devotional team and works with his wife Max to run our Marriage evenings and Prayer events.

Ross Pembroke

Pastoral Assistant - Students and 20 & 30S

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Ross Pembroke

Ross Pembroke is our students and 20-30’s pastoral assistant. Ross is passionate about seeing this generation grow in their faith and discover their God given design and destiny. He loves all things out doors and is currently studying at Cranmer Hall.

Lucy Gilbert

Finance and Children's Administrator

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Lucy Gilbert

Lucy is responsible for the church finances, she is a genius with an excel spreadsheet! She also works alongside Life kids ministry leaders to offer them support so they have lots of wonderful resources to use with our children. Lucy is our Deputy Safeguarding Officer.

Ken and Keren Proctor

Pastoral Leaders

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Ken and Keren Proctor

Ken and Keren oversee our Sozo prayer ministry. Sozo aims to get to the root of the those things that are hindering your personal connection with Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Ann and Mike Leddra

Byker Pantry Co-ordinator

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Ann and Mike Leddra

Ann and Mike oversee our volunteer team in the Byker Pantry during opening hours.  Alongside this, Ann is the Safeguarding officer for the church.

Frank and Joan Hindle

Byker Pantry Co-ordinators

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Frank and Joan Hindle

Frank and Joan keep the cogs of the Byker Pantry turning. They keep the structures going and the stock rotating, making sure the members get the best value.

One Big Team

We all get to play - find out how you can get involved...

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One Big Team

At Life Vineyard Church everyone gets to play, we love seeing all who call Life Vineyard home discover and live out their God given design and destiny.