About Grace Church Waterloo Leaders

The Grace Church Waterloo Leadership Team are responsible for leading the church, helping people grow spiritually in Christ and to live out their daily walk with him.  The also oversee the fellowship, enabling everyone to use the gifts that God has given them and helping to disciple them and so they are active members of the body of Christ.  They also guard the doctrine of the church and ensure that the teaching is Biblical, instructive, edifying and up-building for the church.  They also ensure that the Gospel is proclaimed in a wider context so that those who are not yet Christian believers, have the opportunity to hear the Good News of the cross f Jesus Christ and his power to save.

Grace Church Steve Utley

Steve Utley

leads the team at Grace Church.  He was ordained as a pastor way back in 2000 after training at Moorlands College following his career in the RAF.  His passion is to spend time with people and help them understand the Bible and who God truly is.

Steve plays guitar and other stringed instruments and tries to find time to pursue his aspiration to be sea-angler.  He is married to Fiona who is SENCo at a local middle-school.  They have two children, who are currently at school in the local area.

Al Pike

is passionate about sharing the Good News of Jesus with young and old alike.  He has worked in full-time youth ministry in the South West with various churches.  At Grace Church, Al helps run our courses and family events.

During the day, Al is a secondary-school science teacher a large Bournemouth academy.

He is married to Sali and they have four children, Jasmine, Malachi, Bessie-Rose and Jonah.  They all enjoy keeping fit, particularly their runs around Poole Park at the weekend.

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