Ivy Pentecostal Church

AOG Church - Reaching Up & Reaching Out...

Church Leaders

Phil Watkins - Pastor
Phil has been an AoG minister for over 30 years, he has pastored churches in Mansfield, Folkestone & Weston-Super-Mare. Phil's passion is the discipling of believers through biblical teaching, challenging but affirming relationships, and a leadership culture that makes people feel welcome, but gives diligent attention to Christian character, lifestyle, and the discovery, development, and deployment of our greatest asset – people. Phil is married to Shirley and they have 5 children

Dave Cooling - Treasurer
Dave and his wife Hilary have lived in Montpelier all their married lives (37 years!) and have worshipped at Ivy Church for well over 30 years with their two children.  Dave worked in Bristol secondary schools for 27 years, 10 as a Head teacher. Since retiring Dave has enjoyed travelling, outdoor activities (walking, camping and gardening), photography, badminton, swimming & reading. He also serves as a Chair of Governors of a Bristol Nursery School and Children’s Centre. Dave has found some interesting volunteering activities; the highlight being as a Games Maker at the Olympics and Paralympics. Dave is the Church Treasurer.

Sam Huruna - Elder
Sam has been worshipping in Ivy Church for more than 19 years now. Sam is a Nurse and has been in the profession for more than 30 years. He has worked in Hospitals both abroad and in Bristol. He is a General Nurse, a mental Nurse, and a Theatre Nurse. Today he works only in Nursing Homes. Sam is married to Naomi and they have 4 children; a daughter and 3 boys. They have lived in Bristol since 2000. Sam is in the executive committee of Fellowship of Christian Nurses (Nig) UK branch. Sam enjoys listening to Christian music, watching TV especially News, Jogging and exercise.


Admin - Sarah Cameron
Website - James & Deni Usher

Upcoming Events

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*Ivy Church Vision*

Reaching Up
Passionate about Jesus Christ
and making Him known

Reaching Out

Serving our neighbours both
near and far