Who we are

Grace Church Worcester Park is a relaxed, friendly, evangelical church, where people from all walks of life gather together for relevant Bible teaching applied to our everyday lives, to sing songs of praise and to support and care for each other.

We want to offer the people of Worcester Park a chance to take a closer look at what it means to know God through faith in Jesus Christ as well as to serve the community in practical ways. With a Sunday service and midweek groups, there are many ways to be involved.

Lots of children come to Grace Church and every Sunday we have lots of fun activities for them to do in Children's Church. There is a creche too. Click here for more details...

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Sam Williamson
Senior Pastor

Sam is married to Leanna and they have 4 children, 2 girls and 2 boys.  Sam joined the Grace Church staff team in October 2016.  They have been in full-time ministry since 2005, both in England and as missionaries in Lesotho, Africa, for 6 years.  They miss Land Rovers and dry weather, but Sam loves teaching the bible wherever he is, so is thrilled to be serving God in Worcester Park.
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James Burstow
Senior Elder

James has been the Senior Elder at Grace Church since it was planted in 2009 and he also leads the music team. He has taught English in Japan and Chile, worked as a charity fundraiser and is currently Commercial Director for a publishing company. He is married to Alexa and they have two children. He enjoys football and cycling, listening to and playing music, and secretly, he's very pleased that his son is finally old enough to give him an excuse to play with Lego!
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Martin Reynolds

Martin is one of the elders at Grace Church and is married to Claire, our church administrator. They have two children and Martin is part of the team that overseas our dads and toddlers group - Men Behaving Dadly. Martin works as a computer programmer and in his spare time loves cycling and supporting Arsenal FC.
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Chris Sharpe

Chris is married to Lizby and they have four sons, James, Sam, Tim and Matthew. Chris and Lizby have been part of Grace Church since it was planted in 2009. Chris works as a solicitor in London. He enjoys sport and curry and hopes to become England football manager.
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Esther Brown
Youth and Children's Worker

Esther worked as a teacher for a number of years before following a call to work at a youth centre in Mekelle, Ethiopia where she served for three years. She returned to Worcester Park in 2013 and now oversees our growing youth and children's work. Esther loves sport and has coached several successful basketball teams.
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Claire Reynolds

Claire is married to Martin and works full time as a mother to Emily and Isabel. Before having children, she worked for UCCF sharing the Christian message with students across London and then worked as Office Manager for Friends International. She works part time for the church as an administrator and also does a similar role for another charity. In her theoretical spare time she enjoys movies, detective fiction and sleeping!