CCF Sermons

Senior Pastor at Calvary Christian Fellowship

Graham joined CCF in 1978. His main role was as a worship leader before joining the full-time staff in 1993 and becoming senior leader in 1997. Previously he was Deputy Headteacher of a Penwortham primary school.

He oversees the Teaching and Worship of the church, Discipleship Pathways (Pastoral) and International Mission.

He and his wife, Ruth, have recently launched Mercy People, a community choir for justice.They have two children, Sarah and Lydia, and three grandsons.

Graham's first book, "Sacred Breath", is AVAILABLE HERE on Amazon, Kindle, The first chapter can be read free and it can be downloaded to any tablet, smartphone, computer or laptop.

Sermons: 58  Series: 15 

Community Mission Pastor at Calvary Christian Fellowship

Paul joined CCF in 1996, serving as a youth leader and elder before being appointed to the staff in 2004 as Associate Pastor. He worked previously as a Data Systems Engineer. In 2016 he became our Community Mission Pastor splitting his time between workingf for CCF and working for CAP (Christians against Poverty).

He oversees our local mission activities: our CAP Centre,Job Club and Foodbank in particular. He also has responsibility for development of Missional Communities and Small Groups.

Paul is married to Jill, our CAP Centre Manager, and they have three children, Hannah, Joshua and Beth.

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Founder of Life NoW

George Thomas is married to Joan and they are the founders of Life NoW, a charity with a vision to build a hospice dedicated to the needs of young adults, aged 18 - 35. George was an Anglican church leader for thirty years before taking early retirement in 2008 to progress the vision for Life NoW.

He and Joan lead the Prayer Ministry Team at CCF.

They have one daughter (Jill Jackson, our CAP Centre Manager) and three grandchildren.

Sermons: 11  Series: 10 

Jill Jackson is our CAP (Christians against Poverty) Centre Manager, helping people out of debt. She is married to Paul, one of our pastors, and has three children.

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Paul is the Community Mission Pastor and Jill is the CAP Debt Centre Manager at CCF.

They've been married for 21 years, have three children and amazingly they still look a bit like their wedding photo.

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Paul and Miriam both have a background in education, supporting pupils at different stages of their learning life.

In church, Miriam leads our Splat - Messy Church community and Paul is one of the leaders of our music team. Paul and Miriam are artistic, creative and musical playing a range of instruments. Paul also regularly writes a blog which you can read here.

Paul and Miriam have been married for over 20 years, have two boys and so maybe don't look exactly like their picture.

Sermons: 2  Series: 2 

Bev is a learning mentor in a local primary school.

In the past she's served as an elder in CCF and is now part of our Discipleship Pathways team. She leads Harbour, one of our small groups, and also heads up our 'Healing Choices' course. She has a desire for people to be freed from past mistakes and hurts so that they can experience and enjoy the full life that God intends for them.

In her own words, she is "simply wonderful"!

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Director of Advance Performance

Heather Wright is one of the founding directors of Advance Performance, a provider of corporate and personal development.

She is an inspirational speaker, facilitator and author and has delivered speeches and workshops to public services and large multinational companies in the UK, Europe and Australia. She is a qualified behavioural analyst.

Heather is married and has two sons. Amongst many other things she enjoys free-fall parachuting!

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Andy is one of CCF's worship leaders and is a top guitarist and musician. He is married to Clare and has four children, two of which, Sam and Hannah, are currently also involved in CCF in youth, music and tech.

He is the co-ordinator for Fusion Youth and Community UK’s Preston centre. Fusion are involved in youth cafes, community festivals, parenting courses, youthwork trainingand more – Fusion YAC seeks to work to help make a difference in their local area and their motto is: "Together with Hope".

Andy's favourite past times are song writing, hill walking and photography.

Sermons: 2  Series: 2 

LJ is youth worker at CCF. Becky is a trained physiotherapist working in the NHS.

Becky and LJ were married at CCF in July 2012.

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