About Steve

Steve Petch is the Lead Pastor at Welcome Church based in Woking, UK. Steve.jpgHe is married to Jo, and together they have three grown up kids.

Steve started his working life as a pharmacist, before being called to full time church leadership.

Along the way Steve has planted two churches: Billinghurst Family Church and Grace Church, a multisite church with congregations in Chichester, Bognor Regis, Midhurst and Havant.

Steve began leading Welcome Church in 2017.

The church has a big vision:

“To see lives changed and communities impacted for good through God’s grace in action”

Steve is part of the UK Leadership Team for Commission, a group of churches with a vision, “to see thousands of lives transformed through hundreds of churches in tens of nations”. To do this Commission churches are working together to see the church restored, create disciples, train leaders, plant churches, care for the poor and reach the nations for Christ.