Our Team

We have a fantastic leadership team here at Liberty Church who love the Lord and are passionate about building the kingdom of God here in Swansea.

Pastor Mark and Mary Ritchie

Senior Pastors

Mark and Mary are from Northern Scotland and moved to Swansea in 2012. They were married in 1996 and spent 12 years in the Philippines where they ran a ministry called Sefton Village Ministries. Mary ran the Children’s Home and schools whilst Mark ran the Bible School and planted churches. In the Philippines their two children were born – Lydia and Josiah. Mark is Senior Pastor at Liberty Church and Mary works as a Speech Therapist.

Pastor Dave and Rachael Mcleay

Associate Pastors

Dave and Rachael McLeay are the Children’s and Youth Pastors at Liberty Church Swansea. Together they head up Liberty Kids, Gen Jnr, Generations Youth and Friday Night Kids Club. They are passionate about seeing young people fall in love with Jesus and ‘Bringing the Fun’ Dave also leads our Worship Department and has a heart for training and releasing worship leaders, and to collectively as a church, go after the presence of God.

Pastor Lameck and Maud

Leadership Team

Pastor Lameck and Maud lead us in prayer every Friday night at our weekly prayer meeting and are two of the key leaders who will be championing our church plant at Bethel Chapel Llansamlet. Both are mighty intercessors after God’s own heart, and inspiring preachers. Lameck also has a heart for spreading the gospel across the continent of Africa and is planning to lead a missions team there on his next trip in 2023.

Pastor JP and Jessica Pino

Leadership Team

JP and Jess are the amazing duo who lead our Spanish Service. Both are powerful and dynamic speakers and JP is a gifted worship leader; helping Spanish speakers in Swansea continue to hear the word of the Lord in their own language and supporting them as they learn English. Jess also supports our admin team and is the designated leader for overseeing the managing of the church’s finances.

Jacquie Alexander

Leadership Team

Jacquie is an interceding warrior and leads our prayer teams and healing room ministry. She has a beautifully compassionate and discerning heart; ministering to the hurting and broken as they believe for miracles together. Our prayer teams, and our church family, are so blessed to benefit from the covering of her leadership.

Jack Mcleay

Leadership Team

Jack serves as our media director at Liberty Church; leading our online services and platform (including this website!). He is also managing our building renovation project at Siloh Chapel and is part of the advance team working towards our Llansamlet church plant. He has a heart for collaborating with the creative heart of the Father and cultivating a culture of creativity and extravagence.