Meet the Team

We have a great team at Clitheroe Community Church, who lead and facilitate the various groups and ministries you read about here on our website. In addition, our elders guide the spiritual direction of the church and our trustees oversee charitable and financial matters.

If you’d like to know more about any of our groups for children, young people or adults, the following people are contact points – please visit our contacts page and mark your message for the attention of the relevant person.

Mark Woodward

Mark Woodward

Mark hails from Derby and became a Christian when he was 23. He worked in various occupations and, after three years at Bible College, he joined the team of pastors in his home church, before becoming the pastor at Clitheroe Community Church in 2010. Mark is married to Claire and they have two children. They…

Justin Willis

Justin Willis

Justin is originally from Arlington, Texas and made his move to England in 2009 to be a missionary for pais. While working for pais, Justin met and married his wife Becky. Justin is currently working on his BA in Biblical Studies and Theology at Liberty University. Justin enjoys spending time with his wife, and daughter…

Claire Woodward

Originally from Sheffield,  Claire studied at Derby University and then settled in the city, where she met and married Mark.  She has many years experience working with children in a variety of settings, and is also our Safeguarding Co-ordinator.

Klaine Taline Santos

Klaine Taline Santos

Klaine is originally from Manaus, Brazil and came to England in 2015 to work as a volunteer for PAIS. She also got to spend time helping with kids clubs and going into primary schools to lead assemblies. She loves working with children, spending time with friends and family, she also enjoys going on walks, and…