Staff of West Suffolk Vineyard Church

Mark & Louise Williams

Senior Pastors

Mark and LouiseSenior Pastorsprovide overall vision and direction for West Suffolk Vineyard Church, oversee the staff team, train and equip our leaders and have pastoral oversight for the church as a whole. They also serve as Regional Leaders for the South East Region.

They are trustees and oversee the trustee team. Mark has oversight of the church’s technical and IT needs along with publicity and communications. Louise organizes the preaching and is our Child Protection officer. 

Together they look after our overseas missions ministries which currently has links with Santa Anita Vineyard in Peru.

They also co-ordinate weddings, funerals and baby dedications.

Sundays >

Missions >


Julie Allsopp

Assisstant Pastor

Julie, Assisstant Pastor, provides staff link support for newcomers on Sunday mornings.

She is also a Kidzone section leader for our Kids Ministry and provides support for our Missions Ministry.

Small Groups >

Missions >

Kidzone >

Richard, Assistant Pastor, provides oversight for our Sunday Celebrations

He also co-ordinates the Sunday worship bands, working with band leaders and PA/Visuals leaders.

He also develops the use of video across the church.

Worship >

Small Groups >

Sundays >

Richard Steel

Assistant Pastor



Andy and Emily, Voluntary Pastoral Assistantsare staff links for our Sunday celebration teams.

They also oversee our Baptism celebrations.

Serving >

Sundays >

Andy & Emily Deane

Voluntary Pastoral Assistants

Angela Walling

Administrator (part time)

AngelaAdministrator, looks after all our administrative needs at the Vineyard Centre, co-ordinating a team of volunteers to administer the Church effectively.

She looks after room bookings, the calendar, and produces the many flyers you see.

What's On >

Jonathan and Ali, Intern Pastors, co-ordinate and oversee our Youth ministry on Sunday mornings and midweek.

Youth >

Jonathan & Ali Coe

Intern Pastors




Robbie is one of our Interns this year. He will be working alongside the staff in the Vineyard Centre, supporting them in admin, and in a technical role.


Robbie Goldman


Chris & Maggie Parsons

Founding Pastors


Chris and MaggieFounding Pastors, are members of the VCUKI Leadership Group and Council, representing the Leadership Group for national coaching and pastoral care.

Chris and Maggie planted the church in September 2000 and handed on the Senior Pastor role in January 2014.

Vineyard Churches UK & Ireland >

Steve provides Personal Assistant support directly to Chris and Maggie Parsons in their VCUKI roles.

Vineyard Churches UK & Ireland >

Steve Parsons