who's who?

  • david lavery

    David has been in full time church leadership for over fifteen years. He moved to Wakefield in 2012 having previously led a church in York. He has been married to Karen for over twenty five years and they have two grown up daughters. 

  • John ledgeway

    John has grown up in the church and has been part of the eldership team for almost two years. He is married to Kate and they have four lively boys all under the age of ten!

  • John mellor

    John is a retired teacher and has been part of the church in Wakefield since it was founded back in 1985. He is part of our eldership team and has a passion to see young men and women reach their potential in Christ. He is married to Elizabeth and they have two grown up children and eight grandchildren.

  • david & carol roberts

    David and Carol have been married for fifty years and have been in ministry together for over forty. Originally from the Welsh Valleys where they planted and established a church in Merthyr Tydfil in the early 1980's. They have since served churches in the USA, Canada and England. They have a wealth of experience and a proven track record in raising up young leaders and couples who now serve God across the world.

  • children's leaders

    Our team of children's workers run the following groups for your children during NewSpring Church's Sunday morning service. Each class is tailored to the children's age where they learn more about Jesus and stories from the Bible. For more information please see the appropriate group leader or Karen Lavery.  

    Crèche- Ages 0-2 Carly Isherwood 

    Champions- Ages 3-4 Kate Ledgeway

    Overcomers-Ages 5-8 Diane Murphy

    Sunday Youth- Ages 9-13 Jackie Sessions


  • administration

    Allison Barnes is our church administrator. She has been part of the church for over twenty years and handles the day to day administration and finance. Her office is in the NewSpring Centre and she works Monday, Wednesday and Friday.. You can email Allison here.