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Who? Elders


John Singleton

Born in Ghana to missionary parents, John grew up in Scotland where he developed a love for mathematics. After training in Edinburgh, he moved south and has taught this subject at secondary school level for over 30 years.

He is married to Janice and they have three daughters. John knew a great deal about Jesus Christ from childhood and by his teenage years he had experienced salvation through faith in the saving work of Jesus.

John has been an elder at NCF since March 2005 with particular responsibilities for missionary contacts and children's work.


Trevor Steward

Originally from the West Midlands Trevor studied for a degree in Primary Education and is currently a deputy headteacher at a local infant school. He moved to Southampton in 2005 before marrying his wife, Rhoda in 2006. They have three young daughters.

As an elder Trevor is responsible for fellowship and Community Groups.


Dan Owens

Dan was born and brought up in Cardiff and became a Christian as a teenager. In 2006 he moved to Southampton to study and has never left! Whilst at university he met and married his wife Emma and they now have a young daughter.

Dan is the elder responsible for Community Groups, families, young people and those in the work place.


Dave Strivens

I was brought up by parents who love Jesus, and came to know him as my Saviour when I was a teenager. I’ve been at NCF since 2009 and am married to Rosie, who I met at the church. We have two young daughters, Ellie and Ana, and we love being part of God’s family in Netley.