Lead Pastor Gavin Allen

Gavin Allen

Lead Pastor

Gavin is the lead Pastor, having joined the team as associate pastor at Carryduff, in September 2017. Previously he served the Elim Church movement in Brookeborough Elim, after serving bi-vocationally in South Belfast Elim, whilst completing his training. He brings a wealth of life experience to his Pastoral role having worked in various leadership roles vocationally.

Gavin desires that all would feel welcome, accepted and loved within the church community. He is a teacher, preacher, mentor and friend who is passionate about helping and equipping everyone to live life to their fullest potential in Christ.

Gavin is married to Sara and together they have three boys, Jacob, Thomas and Matthew. As a family their desire is to love and serve others, trusting and believing that as they do so lives would be transformed with the love of God within the Carryduff community and beyond.