We are really privileged to have an amazing Leadership Team.

Our team is made up of people from a range of backgrounds and professions, creating a fun, down-to-earth and faith-filled atmosphere at City Life. The team has a combined wealth of wisdom and life experience, and a passion for both God and people. They are dedicated to reaching out inclusively with the good news of Jesus and serving people in a culturally relevant way.

Pastors Dan & Laura Harman

Senior Pastor

Dan and Laura Harman lead CLC and have been married for ten years. They have two beautiful children, Talia and Sophie. Despite Dan being a lot younger than most Pastors, as a second generation Pastor he has plenty of experience and has been serving as a Pastor for more than half of his life. Dan is a faith-filled visionary leader with a big dream and a big heart. Dan is passionate about his love for God and people. His messages are relevant, practical and will inspire you in your everyday walk. In his spare time he enjoys reading, fitness training, following Portsmouth Football Club, eating out, music, video gaming and marketing. Laura is a gifted singer and songwriter and is actively involved in leading one of the CLC worship teams. She also enjoys watching movies, crafts, cooking, DIY, interior design, shopping, listening to music and having fun with friends.

Pastor Andy and Becky Haddow

Student and Youth Pastor

Andy and Becky Haddow moved to Portsmouth from Swansea in 2012 shortly after their wedding. Andy is our Youth and Students Pastor and is very involved with families and schools and colleges around the city and the local university. Andy is passionate about seeing a new generation rise up and live in the destiny God has for them. He enjoys technology, running, playing sports and following Liverpool Football Club. Becky has a passionate heart for the poor and oppressed, and set up the Overflow food hamper ministry, which is a powerful outreach in our city.  Professionally, Becky works in a primary school in Portsmouth and is an outstandingly gifted teacher.  In her spare time she enjoys baking, reading, crafts, watching films, and spending time with family and friends.

Paul and Julie Keeping

Elder and Treasurer

Paul and Julie are highly influential leaders at City Life. They have been married for more than 30 years, and have two grown-up children who are actively involved at CLC. Paul is very much a family man, with a playful and practical approach to life. He is a very creative thinker with a wise business mind, running his own company in Orthotics for more than 20 years. Paul also enjoys a range of competitive sports, DIY and overseas travel, as well as eating good food! Julie is one of the worship leaders and is also very involved in running the Love Family parents and toddlers group. Julie has an expansive creative side, and she enjoys singing, playing guitar and arts and crafts. She loves hospitality, cooking and babysitting for her grandchildren.

Bill and Susan Harman

Elder

Bill and Susan are both ordained ministers and have been actively involved in leadership with several prominent ministries, including pastoring a church for almost ten years. Bill and Susan lead the Prayer Ministry Team and the SOZO Healing Ministry as well as a mixed Thursday Night Life Group. They are also involved in the preaching ministry and they run an annual Freedom In Christ discipleship course. They have been happily married for more than 33 years, have two sons, two Daughters-in-Law and four Granddaughters. With a love for life, a very young outlook and helping others to achieve their potential, they are known to many affectionately as ‘Mum & Dad’. Bill has a passion for cars and won numerous trophies for rally racing in his earlier years. He also enjoys working with students, relaxing holidays and spending time with family. Susan loves comedy and having fun, researching family history, cooking, knitting, crafts, travel and going to musicals.

Lindsey Mann

Leadership Consultant

Lindsey Mann is a very knowledgeable, wise and experienced Bible teacher who has travelled all over the world teaching, preaching and ministering the Word of God. He has Pastored several churches, been a key trouble-shooter for Elim, and also used to be the Head Master of a school. Lindsey is the founder of Word of Truth International Ministries and also serves on board the CLC Leadership Team as a Consultant and Mentor. Lindsey is passionate about sharing the word of God and discipling others to reach their full potential in Christ. In his spare time he enjoys travel, cricket and supports Chelsea football club.

Barbara Dollimore

Joint Leadership Team

Barbara Dollimore has come from a background as a science teacher and got saved on an Alpha Course at CLC many years ago. Barbara runs one of the largest Life Groups at CLC and is part of the Pastoral Care Team. She has a strong giftings in teaching, pastoral care and organisation. In her spare time she enjoys making jewellery, arts and crafts, and going to the gym.

Alex Gray

Joint Leadership Team

Alex Gray is a passionate worshipper, musical genius and strategic thinker. He serves as one of the worship leaders, co-leads a Life Group and is a key part of the Joint Leadership Team. Alex moves in the prophetic ministry and feels passionate about raising up and discipling others through a ministry of grace and walking in the supernatural power of the Holy Spirit. Alex is one of our key links with a cluster of churches that we are linked with in Poland. In his spare time he enjoys the gym, music, travel and cooking. Alex also has two pet geckos, affectionately known as Lois and Grayham.