Our Leaders

Please find below an introduction to our church leaders.
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Darren Mallett
Lead Pastor 
  Joel Singleton 
Assistant Pastor 
Darren joined the team in March 2017.  Prior to this he pastored Salisbury Elim Church for over 6 years, and before this pastored Bridgend Elim for over 8 years.  He also served as the 18's-30's pastor at Cardiff City Temple (now City Church) for 3 years.  Darren is married to Leanne who is Elim's National Aspire Women's Leader. They have two children Abigail & Jack.  Darren is also an avid Nottingham Forest supporter and loves swimming.   Joel joined the team in September 2018.   He is married to Sarah.  Both he and his wife Sarah graduated from Regents Theological College having done the Leadership track.  He has a big passion for seeing the Church become all it was intended to be and has a great desire to see the City transformed for Jesus.  Joel also likes Rock climbing and cycling.

Corinne McSevney 
Worship Director 

Originally from Manchester,  Corinne joined the team as Worship Director in September 2020,  after interning with Birmingham City Church.  Married to Josh, Corinne’s passionate about worship and songwriting. 

  James Griffin
Youth Director

James joined the team in September 2019. Originally from the glorious north, He graduated from Regents Theological college after completing the Youth Track.  He is married to Esther.   He loves to read, play video games and hang out with friends. 

Matt Lambert 

Matt is married to Shashi and has a daughter called Asha. Matt leads one of our life groups across the City.
Paul Laycock

Originally from Sheffield, Paul has been a member of the Hereford church for over 30 years and at various times has served as a member of the worship team. Finance Officer and Deacon. He and his wife Julia met whilst they were playing in Country and Western bands and together they lead Hope Country Gospel Band, a ministry of our church which over the past decade has taken the message of the gospel to hundreds of people in the community through Country Gospel music. In addition to Paul’s local roles at Hope City church, he also manages the gift aid and insurance sections at Elim’s international offices in Malvern.

Sally Mowbray 
Sally has been a part of Hope City Church for over 20 years and is an Elder, Finance Officer and Worship Leader/ musician.  She is married to Greg and has three grown up children.  She loves the great outdoors, hiking and Swimming, growing her own produce and very much appreciates living in the beautiful county of Herefordshire.

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