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King’s Church is led by a team of elders. Currently these are David Straughton, Errol Breda, Cliff Nelson, Michael Scott. David leads this team and has primary responsibility for preaching and setting the vision of the church. Together the eldership team is responsible for guiding, governing, and guarding the church.
We also have a wider leadership team of men and women who serve as group leaders, trustees, and ministry team leaders.
David has been in the church since 1987, he began working full-time for the church in October 1995, and has been leading the eldership team since September 2001. He is passionate about building an international church. Married to Julie (who is half-Italian, with her father from Tuscany)they have three adult children. As well as taking the lead in preaching and shaping vision of the church,David regularly leads worship, and loves to disciple and raise up new leaders. David and Julie have a heart to see people grow in their faith as part of the King's family. In their spare time they both enjoy gardening and walking, and looking after their grandchildren.
Errol and Arlene are from Zimbabwe and came to England in the mid eighties. Errol is an engineer and works for Harrods and Arlene is a Dental Hygienist. They have two adult children. They joined King’s Church around 1998. Errol became an Elder in 2012, and is a great encourager and regular preacher, who together with Arlene have a passion to see the church move forward on the power of the Holy Spirit. Errol is a keen golfer while Arlene loves to bake and spend time in the garden.
Cliff and Beth are from London, have two adult children, and they have been part of King’s since 1998. Cliff has worked full-time for the church since 2001, and became part of the eldership team soon after. As well as pastoral and teaching responsibilities, he leads a mid-week group with Beth. Cliff enjoys reading good books, watching Arsenal and joining Beth on her Saturday morning 5k park runs. Beth enjoys watching athletics, going on local bike rides and being part of her Monday evening running club.
Michael is from London and Katie is from Sussex (Seaford). They have two children, and have lived in London since 2003, joining the church in 2004. Michael who became an elder in 2012 is a regular Sunday preacher and Bible teacher, with a heart to see people reached with the Gospel. Michael and Katie lead a mid-week group. Katie leads worship on Sundays on a regular basis. They both enjoy reading, playing board games, watching action movies and debating over who is the best football team in north London.