Alex Mitchell - Pastor

Alex was appointed as Peel Street’s pastor in January 2022. Hailing from Bournemouth, Alex moved north to work for the book company 10ofThose whilst studying for the pastorate.

Alex joined the church with his lovely wife Ali and their 3 beautiful daughters. He works full-time to prepare teaching and discipleship for our church members, and oversees all aspects of church life.

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Mick Mellors - Elder

Mick is now in his second spell as an elder at Peel Street, having been one before when the church was in the process of changing pastors. As an elder, Mick works pastorally with church members, preaches, and also serves as head of the safeguarding team.

Mick and his wife Sarah have been members at Peel Street for over 30 years and have seen many changes in that time.

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Ian Durber

Ian is married to Norrie and has two grown-up sons. Ian fulfils the role of Church Secretary, and is also a member of the safeguarding team.

Brian Eccles

Deacon and worship leader
Music is an important part of our Sunday worship. Brian leads the music group and plays bass guitar.

Philip Higson

Phil is married to Angela and they have 3 grown-up daughters. Phil works in a variety of roles including engineering inspections.

Norrie Durber

Norrie manages our financial accounts, and keeps track of giving and spending. She is married to Ian and they have two grown-up sons.