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L1 Leadership Team

L1 Leadership Team

Harold Afflu

Senior Minister

Pastor Harold Afflu was born in Walsall in the Midlands, UK. He is the fifth among six siblings. When Harold was a year old his parents went back to Ghana, where he was raised and educated.

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David Baker

Minister

I have been married to Stacey for six years and we have two young children – Joseph and Joshua who keep us very busy .

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Wale Adefuye

Minister

After a professional background in engineering, accountancy and waste management, Rev Adefuye studied theology and is an ordained minister. Previously, he had served variously as a missionary, church planter, pastor and teacher in Lagos and London.

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David Howe

Youth Leader

I began to believe in God for myself at the age of 10, before that I had grown up going to church but never really believed God or Jesus. I felt that they were just stories we heard about and church was something we just did as a family.

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Philip Ogunniyi

Relational Cells Co-ordinator

I first heard about how Christ can save me from going to hell at the age of 10. I had just completed weeks of baptismal classes as a prerequisite to getting baptized in the church my family attended. A day before the baptism, my Sunday School teacher told me about receiving Christ before my baptism.

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Gavin Bultitude

Gavin was born in Buckinghamshire in 1965, and grew up there and in rural Kent. His parents were teachers and he had a quiet family life. His family were ‘church goers’ rather than committed Christians. He sang in the choir, and learnt much more of the Bible than he realised at the time.

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Denest Akintaju

Denest is an accountant with over 25 years’ experience spanning various industries namely financial services, insurance, accounting practice and manufacturing .

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Advisory Board Members

Maureen Huntly

Maureen has been in leadership in Ipswich International Church since 1997 when Elim Headquarters appointed her and her husband, Steve. Prior to coming to Ipswich, Maureen spent several years on the mission field both in Brazil and Portugal as well as ministering in other countries..

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Geoff Hawley

Geoff Hawley was born in Ipswich in 1956. He attended Westbourne High School and from there went into a career in sales. He currently works selling chilled products to retail outlets.

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June Bennett

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L2 Leadership Team

Sam Irish

Men Under Cover - Men’s Ministry Leader

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Elizabeth Adejuwon

Aspire Women’s Ministry Leader

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Swapnil Yedekar

Worship Leader

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Ian Tearle

IIC Sound & Media Leader

Ian grew up in Chelmsford and attended the Elim church there from an early age to throughout his teenage years. He is now married to Rachael, and has been blessed with two children - a testament in itself after 7 years of baroness.

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Operational Support

Sharon Murray-Sakumai

Office Administor

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John Poon

IT Adminstrator

Katy and John Poon are active members of IIC and have been serving for over 10 years. Katy has a passion for working with young people, currently serving as a teacher for Never 2 Young.

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Safeguarding

Jenny Howe

Safeguarding Officer

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David Jacobs

Safeguarding Officer

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