Meet The Leadership


→ Church Leadership Team
We are encouraged to have a strong leadership team contributing diverse gifts and a range of talents to help us all grow to find our place in God’s work in Goldthorpe.
Garry & Julie Turner
Garry and Julie have been part of GPCC since 2008 and took over the leadership in January 2014. Both are involved in preaching and teaching and in the music ministry of the church. Garry’s background is in engineering and Julie worked as a French teacher for many years and still works as Examinations Officer at Hope House School in Barnsley.
Mark & Diane Burgin
Mark was born in the same month that the church moved into Beever Street and has been part of the church ever since! Diane has been involved in the church for over thirty years and both have been actively involved in many of the church outreaches, especially those involving children and young people.
Dave & Joan Wood
Dave and Joan have been involved in the church for twenty-five years and celebrated their golden wedding in 2012. Dave is active in preaching and teaching and is also the Church Treasurer and heavily involved in much of the administration for the church. Joan is very much a ‘people person’ and is good at coming alongside people and encouraging them; she also has a strong ministry in prayer and prophecy.
Stephen & Karen Burgin
Stephen and Karen have been part of the church for many years and are involved in the youth ministry and coffee mornings, with Stephen also being involved in preaching.