Our team

God has blessed us with some amazing people at Destiny. Our leadership team comprises elders, deacons, staff, and a large number of lay leaders. Each of our locations has a dedicated location pastor or team who aim to serve the church and outreach into their surrounding vicinity.

We cannot do what we do without the commitment, passion, and investment of our many volunteer small group and team leaders. There are too many to name, but allow us to introduce some of the key people you may meet at Destiny.

Peter Anderson

Peter Anderson

Lead Pastor

Peter is the founding pastor at Destiny Edinburgh and does most of the preaching. He oversees all of our Edinburgh locations and other churches in the Destiny Network. He is married to Angie and has two children.

Sammy Ewan

Sammy Ewan

Location Pastor - Leith

Sammy is on staff and is the Location Pastor in our Leith congregation.  He also oversees discipleship and pastoral ministry. He is married to Helen and has a young son.

Pastor Paul

Pastor Paul

Location Pastor - Gorgie

Paul is on staff and is the Location Pastor in our Gorgie congregation. He also oversees prayer and outreach initiatives. He is married and has three grown up children.

Jordan Hope

Jordan Hope

Location Pastor - South

Jordan is on part time staff and is the Location Pastor in our South Edinburgh congregation. He is married to Jodie and they have two young children.

Judith Dara

Judith Dara

Location team - North

Judith is on part time staff and is one of the location leaders in North Edinburgh. She is married to Vishal and has a young daughter.

Anne Williams

Anne Williams

Location team - North

Anne is on part time staff and is part of the North location leadership. She also works with many of the women in the church. She is married to Brian and they have two grown up children.

Dan Everett

Dan Everett

Students & young adults

Dan is on part time staff and oversees ‘Authentic’, our 17-25s ministry and also our Sunday Night gatherings.

Andrew McGreehin

Andrew McGreehin

Elder

Andrew is on staff as our finance and operations manager. He is married to Sarah and has two sons.

Graeme Williamson

Graeme Williamson

Elder

Graeme is on staff and oversees Sunday services, events and buildings. He is married to Katrina and has two daughters.

Stevie Grainger

Stevie Grainger

Worship & Tech

Stevie is on part time staff and manages the Worship and Tech ministry. He is married to Elaine and they have three daughters.

Bethany Coyle

Bethany Coyle

Worship

Bethany is on part time staff and oversees the Worship Team. She is married to Michael.

Pascal Sime

Pascal Sime

Tech

Pascal is on part time staff and oversees the technical teams in the church.

Mark Johnston

Mark Johnston

Youth

Mark is on full time staff as our Youth Pastor and oversees Destiny Youth across all of our locations.

Sarah McGreehin

Sarah McGreehin

Kids

Sarah is on part time staff and oversees Kids' Church across all of our locations. She is married to Andrew and they have two sons.

Jane Macintyre

Jane Macintyre

Kids

Jane is on part time staff and helps to run the kids church. She is married to Alan and they have three children.

Brian Williams

Brian Williams

Maintenance

Brian is on staff and maintains all of our church premises. He is married to Anne and they have two grown up children.

Liz Bowes

Liz Bowes

Social action

Liz is on part time staff and oversees all of our social action initiatives in the city.

Natalie Morgan

Natalie Morgan

Social action

Natalie is on part time staff and helps with our social action initiatives.

Abbie Grainger

Abbie Grainger

Admin

Abbie is on staff and provides general admin support to many of the staff and ministries in the church. 

Graeme Coleman

Graeme Coleman

Admin

Graeme is on part time staff and oversees bookings and other operations in the church.

Michael Coyle

Michael Coyle

Graphics

Michael is on part time staff and is responsible for our graphics and video news. He is married to Bethany.

Vayda Okpa

Vayda Okpa

Events & publicity

Vayda is on part time staff and helps coordinate events and publicity.

Vishal Dara

Vishal Dara

Deacon

Vishal is one of the location leaders in North Edinburgh. He's also a volunteer deacon and is married to Judith and has a young daughter.

Nathan Brown

Nathan Brown

Deacon

Nathan is a volunteer deacon and oversees the smooth running of Sunday services in our Gorgie location. Nathan is married to Shelly-Ann.

Kate November

Kate November

Destiny College Intern

Kate is an intern with Destiny College and is volunteering as PA to Pastor Peter and Sammy. She has two sons.

Amanda Ferguson

Amanda Ferguson

Destiny College Intern

Amanda is an intern with Destiny College and is volunteering in Destiny Youth.

Chris Mooney

Chris Mooney

Tech

Chris is a volunteer and helps us in our tech department. He is married to Irene and they have grown up children.

Gabby Russell

Gabby Russell

Finance

Gabby is a volunteer and helps us in the finance department. She is married to Alan and they have a daughter.