Who's Who?


JohnWoodsLogoPastor John Woods

John is married to Anne who is a nurse and they have three grown-up children, and three grandchildren. He is an East Anglian and has spent most of his life there, until moving to Lancing in 1997. Since 1993 he has links with the Baltic state of Latvia, where he is involved in teaching the Bible at the Latvian Biblical Centre, where he also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

John takes a keen interest in most sports (he is an Ipswich Town Supporter), contemporary music and literature. He is also an interested observer of the wider Christian scene and interested in maintaining creative links with other evangelical Christians. As a result of these reflections, he has written a book entitled Fly on the Fence which is published by OM Publishing. John also has undertaken study in the art of preaching, and has led preaching seminars in the UK, Latvia, Kenya and Burundi. In 2014 John had a chapter on preaching published in the book Text Message published by Pickwick Publications.

Richard Brunton 2018

Associate Pastor & Elder - Richard Brunton

Richard is married to Elaine and they have five sons and four grandchildren. Richard was 13 years old when he first found Christ as his Saviour. He attended a Baptist church in Fakenham, and found Norfolk was to present opportunities to preach almost immediately after his conversion. He preached his first in-church sermon in a Railway Mission in Melton Constable, still only 15. In November 1994 the Lord led Richard to Africa where Living Hope Ministries was born. Richard supports the work at the Tab as an associate pastor and elder


Roland Christopher, Dave Hart & Rev Richard Brunton. Together with the membership they seek God's guidance, vision and wisdom in leading His people at Lancing Tab.

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