Leaders and Staff

Steve Palframan

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Steve is married to Vanessa and they have four daughters, Grace, Anna, Elisse and Lucy. Steve is a Geography graduate from Sheffield University who has worked for a local authority doing IT development projects and with University students as a UCCF Staff Worker. For 3 years Steve was Associate Pastor at Cheam Baptist Church in Surrey while studying part-time at Oak Hill Theological College. In June 2006 he joined the staff team at Christ Church Liverpool then in September 2008 led a team from Christ Church to start a church in Aigburth. Alongside his ministry at Aigburth Community Church Steve is on the board of Radstock, a mission agency committed to local churches being fully engaged in world mission and to world mission being focused on the planting of new churches.

Sam Osborne

Assistant Pastor

Sam joined the staff as Assistant Pastor in January 2015. He is married to Jenny and they have a son, Luke. Sam is a history graduate from Durham University. He joined us from London where he worked for more than 10 years at St Helen’s Church, Bishopsgate, overseeing children’s ministry. During that time he studied Youth and Children’s Ministry at Oak Hill Theological College and Biblical Counselling with CCEF online. Sam enjoys reading good Christian books, going for walks with his family, and keeping up with sport’s news – especially football.

Jeremy Clark

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Jeremy is married to Katie and they have two little girls called Rosa and Elspeth.  Katie works for a charity for a few hours each week, and Jeremy works 3 days per week as a GP in the city centre, which gives him time to help out at church in various ways.  He has lived in Liverpool since 1996, previous homes including Manchester, Hertfordshire, Cyprus and Nepal!

Richard Moss


Richard is married to Kate (Kate Moss!) and they have 3 children (Seth, Heidi, Jesse).  He was brought up in North Wales (Anglesey) and moved to Liverpool in 1996 to study Mechanical Engineering.  He has stayed around ever since and works as an engineer in the nuclear industry.  He likes motorbikes, Manchester Utd, and good cheese! He and Kate, who is a full time mum, host one of our house groups.

Richard Grindey


Rich is married to Naomi and they have 2 young boys – Ethan and Tom. He has a degree in graphic design, has previously worked with children in care and now works as a Family Support Worker. You’ll notice Rich’s musical talents at church on Sundays as he often leads the music team.

Ed Peck


Ed moved from Cumbria in 2003 to study Computer Science at the University of Liverpool. After graduating and meeting his now wife, Joanna, they decided to make Liverpool their home. For the past seven years Ed has worked within the coffee industry, which included a year living and working in Ethiopia, and he now owns and runs Neighbourhood Coffee, Liverpool’s first speciality coffee roasters. In his spare time he plays basketball and enjoys a good single malt whiskey.

Rosie Lyus

Administrator and Women's Pastoral Worker
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In 2011 Rosie moved to Aigburth from Cambridge where she was working for St Andrew the Great Church as a student worker. Previous to this Rosie travelled the country selling chemistry equipment before deciding on a career in Christian ministry. Rosie has a specific focus working alongside the women in the church as well as keeping on top of the admin in the church office. After seven years surrounded by flat fenland the beautiful hills of the North West are a great joy to her!

Grace McCollum

Ministry Trainee

Grace grew up on a farm in Northern Ireland, though she’s spent the past few years at ACC whilst attending university in Liverpool.

David Fullerton

Ministry Trainee

David was born in raised in Houston, TX, where his parents still live. David moved to Northern Virginia to attend Patrick Henry College in 2012, where he studied Philosophy and Liberal Arts. While at Patrick Henry, he began attending Sterling Park Baptist Church, where solid expository teaching got him interested in the ministry. David began interning with ACC as a Ministry Trainee in September 2016. In his spare time, David enjoys playing guitar, running, and reading.