Pastor Simon Pastorello leads the Church together with his wife Valentina. In October 2009, Simon moved to England from Milan (Italy) to join the Church under the leadership of Robert Clarke and his wife Rita, as his assistant. In 2011 he got married to Valentina, who joined him from sunny Tuscany (Italy). In 2012 he became Robert's associate pastor and, together with their team, they led the Church until February 2015, when Robert retired after 18 years of service in Blackburn. Since then pastor Simon, together with his team, head up the work in Blackburn, seeking to lead the Church into the new generation.
Pastor Simon graduated with honours at the IBTI (International Bible Training Institute) and has a BTh hons in Biblical Theology with Mattersey Hall.
Together with him stand leaders David Hicken and Emmanuel Ofosu.