Who’s Who



Graham Thomson is our Pastor.  He is married to Dawn, and they have one son, Jude.  He was previously the Assistant Pastor of Hope Church Huddersfield.  Before that, Graham was a History teacher at a secondary school in Halifax for seven years.  He is also the West Yorkshire Co-ordinator for Gospel Yorkshire.  Graham loves people, reading, football, and heavy guitars. Contact Graham at graham@spenvalleychurch.org or 07738285491, or follow him on Twitter: @goldenpthomson





Derek Ventress is our Assistant Pastor.  He was previously the Pastor of Staincliffe Baptist Church, in Dewsbury.  Before that he worked as a Maths teacher in Mirfield for over 30 years. A keen follower of Rugby League, Derek has spent the last 4 years serving as Chaplain to the Batley Bulldogs Rugby League team. You can get hold of Derek on derek@spenvalleychurch.org, or 07988735693.  He’s also on Twitter: @derekventress



Our Church Family is made up of people across ages, life stages, and backgrounds. We all love the Spen Valley, and are keen to help people come to know Jesus as Lord and Saviour.