King's Church Guildford

Our leadership

Richard Leadbeater

Pastor / Elder / Trustee

‘Leady’ has been a follower of King Jesus since the age of 16.  He's married to Libby and they have three children.  Leady studied theology at university, and got ordained in the Church of England after a short career in professional football.  Before moving to Guildford in July 2014 to help start King’s, he served as Assistant Minister at St Stephen’s in Birmingham.  He enjoys sport, family holidays and pretending to know how to make a good coffee!

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Dave de Villiers

Elder / Trustee

In his late teens, Dave was confronted by the truth that only Jesus has the words of eternal life, and after many years of stubborn rebellion he surrendered to His forgiveness.  He is married to Carole and has two sons, both of whom are at a local secondary school.  Dave works for a global construction company and over the last 20 years his family have lived in six cities on three continents.  By God's grace, they have been a part of as many churches.

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Gareth Knight

Elder / Trustee

Having heard the Bible explained at a local youth group, Gareth became convinced that he fell a long way short of God's perfect standard. He turned to Jesus for forgiveness and has been following Him ever since.  Gareth met Lizzie - his wife - at Swansea University, and now works in sport as a project manager.  He loves to play golf, tennis or any other racket sport!

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Eunseog Lee

Student Worker

Eunseog grew up singing in church choirs and attending services, but it was only as a postgraduate student that he made the commitment to follow Christ after discovering the true meaning behind Jesus’ sacrifice and the need to turn to Him for forgiveness. Eunseog studied music at university and worked as a composer and music teacher before coming to King’s. He enjoys reading, video games, cooking and Disney movies that he can sing along to really loudly.

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Carole de Villiers

Ministry Team Leader: Engaging

Carole grew up attending church but never understood what it meant to follow Jesus. However, in her early twenties she realised that only Jesus could bring true forgiveness and satisfaction and committed her life to serving him.  She is married to David and has two teenage boys.  She is a trained hairstylist and loves to talk about Jesus with her clients.

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Tony McGraw

Treasurer

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Emma Castro

Safeguarding Coordinator

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Becca Hofmeyr

Deputy Safeguarding Coordinator

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Lizzie Knight

Health & Safety Coordinator

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