East : Leadership

`These are the current elders, evangelists, regional leaders and deacons of the London International church of Christ. They are listed in alphabetical order.


Andrew & Rhoda Agerbak (serving in the role of Elder)


 Andrew and Rhoda became Christians in the London student ministry in 1986.  They married in 1989 and have three girls who are disciples and a pre-teen  son. Andrew is an Elder for the London church. He also serves as chairman of  the board of trustees for ICC Missions, the UK charity of which the London  church is a member congregation. Andrew and Rhoda serve in the leadership  of the Four Rivers region of the church, overseeing several family groups and  working with the youth and family ministry. Rhoda has a degree in Psychology,  qualifications in teaching, educational psychology and counselling, and having  worked as a primary school teacher is currently occupied full time with family and ministry. Andrew works full-time as a management consultant



Mark and Dawn Akinlade (serving in the role of Deacon) 


Mark & Dawn became Christians whilst attending the London Church, during their late teens, in 1986 & 1985 respectively. They married in 1991 and have two sons, Jamie & Zak (born in 1993 & 1999) who are both Christians and active members of the church.

Mark is a lawyer and moved into commerce & industry in 2003 after 10 years in private practice. He is currently Global General Counsel for an international business. Dawn trained in performing arts at the Italia Conti Academy and taught dance for a short while. She became a full-time mum in 1997. Dawn now works part-time as a professional food taster.



DesouzasMike & Julie Desouza

Mike and Julie joined the London church in 1982 and 1983 respectively. They currently serve as Evangelist and Women's Ministry Leader in the East region of London.

Mike obtained his BSc in Medical Sciences from UCL and is a certified Life Coach, and Julie has a BMus from Birmingham University. She also holds an MA from City University, a PGCE from London University, and worked as an assistant Head Teacher in Barking and Dagenham. They have been married since 1989 and have three children, Sarah, Hannah and Caleb.



Charles & Pat Elikwu

Charles and Pat Elikwu serve the North Region of the church. Charles studied Mathematics at University of East Anglia, holds a master’s degree in Statistics from Imperial College London and conducted a 4 years' research in Actuarial Science at the London School of Economics.

Pat has a Master’s degree in Biological Science from University of Lagos and a Postgraduate Certificate of Education from King's College London.

They have both served in the ministry in the United Kingdom, Nigeria and Ghana and have been married for 22 years. Their two children are Cheyanne aged 13, and David aged 19 who is a member of the student ministry here in London.

Mike & Joanne Farrel



Mohan & Helen Nanjundan

Mohan and Helen Nanjundan became Christians in the London church in the eighties, while they were students. They married in 1991 while leading the church in Mumbai, India. They adopted Priya and Rahul as babies while serving the church in New Delhi, in 1993 and 1994 respectively. Both of them were baptised into Christ in London, and are active in the student and teen ministries.

Mohan and Helen's work experience includes full-time ministry, leadership within the charity HOPE worldwide, and private sector management roles over the last thirty years. They currently lead the London church's leadership team of elders and evangelists (together with their wives). 


RowdensPaul & Jemimah Rowden

Paul is the Administrator for ICC Missions, and serves as an Elder in the London Church.  He and his wife Jemimah are members of the East Region, along with their two children Naomi and Daniel.

Paul was awarded an M Eng degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Imperial College in 1991.  He initially worked in engineering until 1995 when he joined the church administration staff, where he has served since. 

Jemimah has a Dentistry degree from King’s College, and currently works as a dentist part-time.





Toks & Bola Sowoolu







Corey & Angela StuckCorey & Angela Stuck

Corey and Angela moved to London in Aug 2012 to oversee the work in the Southside Region of the London church. Prior to that they served churches in Richmond, and Hampton Roads (Virginia, United States).

Corey received an Associate of Science degree in Social Science, while Angela has a Masters in International Trade from George Mason University.

They live in Sutton, have been married for fifteen years and share three children ranging from 19 to 9 years of age.