Leadership & Staff

The church leadership is made up of three teams: Elders, Staff and Management Team (Deacons).


Deji Okubadejo
Deji is married to Dot and coordinates the Multimedia Team.

Jamie Price

Jamie is married to Debs and they have one young son. He is an ordained Elim minister who serves God pioneering new youth groups for Elim’s Limitless youth ministry.

James Wilton
James is married to Alayne and has two daughters. He is the church secretary and coordinates the IT work at the church.

Ngozi Anya (Known as NG)
NG is married to Eudy and has two children and is an active member of the Multimedia Team as well as serving in other areas of church life

Abraham Adjei-Kwarteng
Abraham is married and heads up the prayer team.

Andy Vanek
Andy is married to Zoe and leads our connect group network as well as being involved in so many aspects of church life!


Isaac Williams – Isaac is a trainee assistant Pastor at Encounter Church and is married to Emily. He loves leading worship and playing the keys! He supports the lead pastor in his role and oversees the following key areas: Pastoral Care, Integration of new believers and newcomers, Creative team and Worship.  iwilliams@encounterchurch.uk

Abz Adekeye – Abz is married to Kunle and is our Youth Pastor and her main role is to oversee our youth ministry and provide support and pastoral care for our young people. She has a particular interest in mental health issues amongst young people. aadekeye@encounterchurch.uk

Debs Price – Debs is our Director of Children’s Ministry. She oversees Encounter Kids on a Sunday, Catalyst and Sparklers. Debs previously worked as a Teacher in a primary school before joining the team. She is married to Jamie, who is an active member of the church and they have a little boy called Jude. You can contact Debs at dprice@encounterchurch.uk.

Tony Pash – Tony is our Services Manager for both Encounter Church and Foundations Day Nursery (which operates in the building adjacent to the church). Tony is also our church finance officer and handles all bookings of our building. If you would like to book our building, call the church office or email Tony tpash@encounterchurch.uk.