Pastor Gordon Allan is the Senior Leader here at Edinburgh Elim. He is responsible for teaching, pastoring and equipping the congregation and for the direction of the vision of the church. He is married to Heather and dad to Laura, Fraser, and Finlay. Gordon has been a pastor since 1999 and has served in churches in Beeston (Nottingham) and Clydebank.  Our leadership team comprises of 4 elders and 3 deacons and they provide pastoral and practical oversight of the church. Our staff ensure smooth running of the church and its ministries and provide support to Gordon. Read more below…. 
 

Gordon Allan

Gordon Allan

Pastor

As well as pastoring Edinburgh Elim, Gordon is also the Regional Co-ordinator for Elim in Scotland. His passion is to see people becoming fully alive and in a living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Gordon’s favourite bible verse is “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ.” (Ephesians 2:13)

Alvin Pedzai

Alvin Pedzai

Elder

Alvin has oversees Students at Elim – make sure you catch up with Alvin if you’ve come to Edinburgh to study!
He also leads the Sunday morning prayer meeting.

Winifred Richardson

Winifred Richardson

Elder

Winifred oversees several church ministries including the ladies ministry and ‘Rendezvous’, a new lunch time ministry for the community.
Winifred is married to Bill and has 2 sons.

David Hindmoor

David Hindmoor

Elder

David helps oversee the men’s ministry, WANTED, here at Edinburgh Elim. He works full time as a support worker for Teen Challenge and is qualified as a Christian Counsellor. David is married to Helen.

David’s favourite bible verse is: ‘being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.’ (Philippians 1:6)

Fiona Crow

Fiona Crow

Elder

Fiona leads our worship team and has a passion to see people encounter God in a fresh way through praise and worship. She is also the regional co-ordinator for Elim Sound.
Fiona is married to Geoff and is busy looking after her two children.

Sydney Rennie

Sydney Rennie

Deacon

Sydney oversees the men’s ministry, WANTED, here at Edinburgh Elim, having a heart to engage with and connect men into church.
Sydney is also the church Treasurer.

Sydney’s favourite bible verse is: ‘Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.’ (Philippians 4:6-7)

Sue Hewitt

Sue Hewitt

Deacon

Sue has recently joined the leadership team as Church Secretary. Sue also co-ordinates our stewards on a Sunday morning – you’ll most likely find her at the entrance!
Sue is married to Nick.

Alan Scobie

Alan Scobie

Staff

Alan looks after the business and financial aspects of Edinburgh Elim. He is also on the Management Board for Elim and is part of the regional men’s team in Scotland.
Alan is married to Eileen and has 2 daughters.

Hannah Wilson

Hannah Wilson

Staff

Hannah provides practical support to church ministries. She also leads the Relevant Student and Young Adult Group and is part of the Alpha Team at Edinburgh Elim.

Her favourite bible verse is ‘For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.’ (Romans 8:38-39)

Ewelina Piszczałka

Ewelina Piszczałka

Staff

Ewelina has recently joined staff at Edinburgh Elim. She manages the church books and most issues related to money! She is married to Marcin and has 2 young boys.

Luke Thomson

Luke Thomson

Staff

Luke works with students and youth at Edinburgh Elim and in the community. If you’re new to Elim make sure you connect with him in the foyer after church on a Sunday!

Luke’s favourite bible verse is: ‘The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.’ (Psalm 28:7)

Gordon Allan

Gordon Allan

Pastor

As well as pastoring Edinburgh Elim, Gordon is also the Regional Co-ordinator for Elim in Scotland. His passion is to see people becoming fully alive and in a living relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Gordon’s favourite bible verse is “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ.” (Ephesians 2:13)

Alvin Pedzai

Alvin Pedzai

Elder

Alvin has oversees Students at Elim – make sure you catch up with Alvin if you’ve come to Edinburgh to study!
He also leads the Sunday morning prayer meeting.

Winifred Richardson

Winifred Richardson

Elder

Winifred oversees several church ministries including the ladies ministry and ‘Rendezvous’, a new lunch time ministry for the community.
Winifred is married to Bill and has 2 sons.

David Hindmoor

David Hindmoor

Elder

David helps oversee the men’s ministry, WANTED, here at Edinburgh Elim. He works full time as a support worker for Teen Challenge and is qualified as a Christian Counsellor. David is married to Helen.

David’s favourite bible verse is: ‘being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.’ (Philippians 1:6)

Fiona Crow

Fiona Crow

Elder

Fiona leads our worship team and has a passion to see people encounter God in a fresh way through praise and worship. She is also the regional co-ordinator for Elim Sound.
Fiona is married to Geoff and is busy looking after her two children.

Sydney Rennie

Sydney Rennie

Deacon

Sydney oversees the men’s ministry, WANTED, here at Edinburgh Elim, having a heart to engage with and connect men into church.
Sydney is also the church Treasurer.

Sydney’s favourite bible verse is: ‘Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.’ (Philippians 4:6-7)

Sue Hewitt

Sue Hewitt

Deacon

Sue has recently joined the leadership team as Church Secretary. Sue also co-ordinates our stewards on a Sunday morning – you’ll most likely find her at the entrance!
Sue is married to Nick.

Alan Scobie

Alan Scobie

Staff

Alan looks after the business and financial aspects of Edinburgh Elim. He is also on the Management Board for Elim and is part of the regional men’s team in Scotland.
Alan is married to Eileen and has 2 daughters.

Hannah Wilson

Hannah Wilson

Staff

Hannah provides practical support to church ministries. She also leads the Relevant Student and Young Adult Group and is part of the Alpha Team at Edinburgh Elim.

Her favourite bible verse is ‘For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.’ (Romans 8:38-39)

Ewelina Piszczałka

Ewelina Piszczałka

Staff

Ewelina has recently joined staff at Edinburgh Elim. She manages the church books and most issues related to money! She is married to Marcin and has 2 young boys.

Luke Thomson

Luke Thomson

Staff

Luke works with students and youth at Edinburgh Elim and in the community. If you’re new to Elim make sure you connect with him in the foyer after church on a Sunday!

Luke’s favourite bible verse is: ‘The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.’ (Psalm 28:7)

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