Meet the staff

Senior Minister – John Beynon

John has 5 children and 4 grandchildren.  He has been in full time Christian ministry since 1985.  After completing a theology degree at Cambridge University,  John has started and led several churches and Christian mission organisations in the UK, West Africa, Scandinavia and France.  He currently leads both King’s Church and Jacob’s Well, the aid organisation that is based on the same site.

Dave Mallender

Dave has 32 years of ministry experience wife his wife Lucy their most recent work was planting a vibrant and exciting church called Grace Church in Bridlington over a period of 12 years.

They spent 2 years travelling up and down the UK as evangelists teaching the gospel in churches & conferences and seeing people come to Christ, many healings and people set free from lives of pain & addiction.  Dave has also spent 3 years contributing to BBC Radio “Pause for Thought”. Now he is working as an associate pastor in King’s Church with special responsibility for outreach and young people.

Hillary Wright

Hilary is a retired special needs teacher who now works part-
time with young adults who have autism and learning
disabilities. During the 1990s she spent several periods of time
doing charity and missions work in Romania. Hilary co-leads
the Gems toddler group and is involved with other children’s
work at Kings church. She is a member of the leadership team
and also involved with worship and prophetic intercession.

Phil & Yvonne Rout

Phil and Yvonne Rout have been married for 10 years and they are committed Christian’s. They are both members of the leadership team within King’s Church. Phil is a retired Mechanic who worked for the automobile association or AA for short. Phil now helps with the work of outreach to children and young people and usually you will find him driving King Bus to and from venues. He also maintains church building and works hard at this.

Yvonne is a retired Social Worker who worked within Fostering and Adoption. She now runs the Connect Group which  provides a positive uplifting group for older adults. Yvonne also works alongside her husband and the outreach Team reaching out to help others hear the word of God. Phil and Yvonne also run Alpha courses as and when called upon to do them.

John and Anne Emmerson

Anne was a secondary school RE teacher but since having the children has been involved in voluntary church work for the last 50 years, children’s work and adult Bible studies. Both John and Anne came to Christ through Billy Graham rallies in the 1960’s.John is a retired civil engineer and alongside Anne has been active in church life – leadership, Bible study, administration and children’s work.