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Leadership Team

  • David & Emma Fowle
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  • Drew Cox, Pastor
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  • Will & Izzy Hancock
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  • Mark & Val Burnell
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  • James & Laura Macleod
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Leadership Team

Drew and Leanne Cox, Pastor

Drew is an ordained AoG minister and has been part of the leadership team at WCC for the last 6 years, formally as the Assistant Pastor now as the Lead Pastor. Originally from Bournemouth, Drew has been in full time ministry in Cornwall for the last 14 years. He studied for his Theology degree at Moorlands Bible College and also holds an M.A in Youth and Community Work with Applied Theology from the Centre for Youth Mission. He loves the great outdoors and can often be found in the water at a local beach or hiking on the moors. Drew is married to Leanne and they have three boys.

David and Emma Fowle,  Leadership Team

David and Emma left the bright lights of London in 2004 in search of sun, surf and a simple life. David works in I.T, splitting his time between Cornwall and London, and Emma leads the Media team at Creation Fest and works as a freelance writer. At church, David plays keys in the band, and looks after the finances, whilst Emma is on the preaching team and helps run MN8, our teens group. They live in St Kew Highway and have two daughters.

Ministry Team

Mark and Val Burnell,  Pastoral Assistants and Exchange Managers

Mark and Val have been at WCC for over 16 years and between them they have led various teams, Knect Groups and Mark serves as a Trustee and bass guitarist. He has a background in building and construction and Val has a background in nursing and midwifery and they have 3 grown up children. They enjoy walking in the Cornish great outdoors. As Pastoral assistants they support Drew in the pastoral care of the church and have a desire for everyone within the church live in the freedom and abundance of Gods plans and purposes for their lives.  Mark and Val also manage The Exchange.

Will and Izzy Hancock,  Children, Youth and Families

Will and Izzy oversee our Children, Youth and Families Community work. Will is a qualified outdoor education instructor and works with children with challenging behaviours in alternative provision settings. Izzy has a degree in Architecture and 14 years of childcare experience. Izzy also serves on the worship team. They are passionate about seeing people journey with Jesus at any stage of life. They love Cornwall, the outdoors, music and family life with their 2 young children. Their role involves helping to facilitate our children’s, youth and families provision including Messy Church, toddler group, Who Let the Dads Out, youth activities, mentoring and supporting students at Wadebridge School.

James and Laura Macleod,  Service Leaders and 18-30’s Ministry 

James and Laura both grew up in beautiful North Cornwall and now live in the town of Wadebridge. They have a young daughter who is continually redefining how they live and love! James works in engineering maintenance and is very good at taking things to pieces. Laura is a Children’s Speech and Language Therapist and bakes a good cake. Most importantly they love Jesus and His Church deeply. They serve in the following areas of church: leading services, running a K’nect group and overseeing the 18-30’s ministry.


Wadebridge Christian Centre is a Registered Charity (No. 1050242 England and Wales). Our current trustees are:

Church Council

Chair – Drew Cox

Children, Youth and Families & Fundraising – Carol Whitting

Finance Team – Steve Jenkins

Health and Safety – Mark Burnell

Human Resources – Sarah Watts

Policies – Reuben Thomas

Other roles (not Church Council Members)

Safeguarding – Vicki Sparkes

Secretary – Becky Osborne

Treasurer – Dave Fowle