Leadership Team


Church Council - Joel Nanganuri, Godswill Sithole, Claudette Harding, David Chapman, Cathy Chapman, Josh Johnson, John Guy



NLPC currently has a leadership team that consists of our Pastor, Assistant Pastor and 7 members with responsibility for different aspects of church life.

We have a Church Council who are responsible for running  the Church and charity (trustees).  The Church Council consists of our Pastor, Assistant Pastor, John Guy, Josh Johnson, Godswill Sithole, Cathy Chapman and Claudette Harding.

In addition to the Church Council we have a Vision Team who are tasked with ensuring that we work towards seeing the church's vision and mission fulfilled. Currently the Vision Team consists of the Church Council plus Serah Johnson (who has responsibility for the Young Adults  group) and Ravali Nanganuri (who has responsibility for leading the Ladies group).

Pastor David Chapman

David has been the Pastor of NLPC since August 1996. He loves to share God's word whenever and with whoever he can. He has authored three books (so far!), two of which are available on Amazon and on Kindle. One of them, "The faithfulness of God", has been translated into Urdu. If you would like a free copy of this please e-mail us. He is married to Cathy and they have two wonderful daughters.

Cathy Chapman (Sunday School)

Cathy works with the children heading up a team that teaches them on a Sunday. She also plays the piano in some of our worship meetings. Above all she keeps David focused and away from any DIY projects.

John Guy




John has been a Trustee and Church Council member for many years. Until recently he has been responsible for overseeing our mission activity. He is also involved in counselling and pastoral oversight. John has three grown up children.

Joel Nanganuri (Mission/Men's group)

Joel is our Assistant Pastor. He is overseeing our mission projects and men's group. He is an accredited minister with our denomination. Joel is married to Ravali who leads our Ladies group and they have two children.

Josh Johnson (Worship)

Josh oversees our worship team for Sunday services and events. He is a passionate worshipper of God and seeks to encourage others to seek God wholeheartedly. Josh is married to Serah who leads the Young Adults group in the church.

Godswill Sithole (Church Secretary and Treasurer)

Godswill is our Church Secretary and Treasurer. He is a passionate prayer warrior and is involved in our worship band. He is married to Ethel and they have three children.

Claudette Harding

Claudette is our most recently appointed Trustee. She is also involved with the Sunday School as part of the team.