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 Daniel & Laura Harman

Senior Pastor

Daniel and Laura Harman co-lead CLC and have been married since 2005. They have two beautiful children called Talia and Sophie. Daniel is a second generation pastor and started preaching and leading at 15 years of age.  Daniel is a passionate, faith-filled visionary leader with a big dream, a big heart and governmental authority. He’s a strong teacher of the Word of God and is able to communicate in a way that people understand, can relate to and most importantly connect with.  In his spare time he enjoys reading, fitness training, following Portsmouth Football Club, eating out, music, 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

Students Pastor

Andy and Becky Haddow moved to Portsmouth from Swansea in 2012 shortly after their wedding. Andy is our Students Pastor and is very involved in the local university. Andy is passionate about seeing a new generation rise up and live in the destiny God has for them.  Andy loves business, 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 has been a powerful outreach in our city. Becky now oversees our Creche Team.   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. In 2016 Andy and Becky had their first child, little Zachary, he’s the best.

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.

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Joint Leadership Team

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