The Team


Tyler & Donna Evenson

Tyler and Donna Evenson, originally from Canada, have previously ministered in Holland and Canada and through the years have led team outreaches into several nations.

Tyler is our Lead Pastor at Centre Church and also takes the lead role in our Burgess Hill Campus.

Tyler is the National Director of Global University UK. Tyler is currently the Chairman of European Missions and he has a great desire to see the advancement of God’s Kingdom through local and foreign missions. Tyler & Donna feel passionately about the gospel message, desiring that all people would know and experience God’s love and forgiveness.

Tyler and Donna have two children; Analise and Caleb.


Hannah Siragusa

Hannah is our Youth and Children’s worker. Hannah is married to Giovanni. She is passionate about children and young people but moreover seeing and releasing the potential in them, and giving them the opportunity to grow.

She is heading up the Net Youth which runs on a Sunday (with ad-hoc socials) and 511 Kidz which runs on Sundays and Tuesdays at Centre Church, Burgess Hill, as well as serving in other areas such as the worship team.

Hannah also has a passion for missions and believes in not only reaching the local community for Christ but reaching out to all nations.


Joy Dawes

Joy works in a local residential care home as an Activity Coordinator. She spent eleven years as a missionary in Spain involved with pioneering churches. Joy loves the Lord and seeing people find joy and peace in Him. She is also passionate about praise and worship!

Joy helps oversee Centre Church’s worship ministry, ‘Explore!’ the Baby and Toddler Group, Thursday Coffee Mornings and Centre Church’s Long Term Missions department. Joy also enjoys card making, scrapbooking, reading, history, interesting people and places! She is a very proud mum to her three adult children whom she finds great pleasure in spending time with.


Phillida Bennett

Phillida has been a member of the church for more than thirty years, during which time she has been involved in the administration of the International Bible Training Institute and AoG UK Missions.

She is currently a trustee and treasurer of the church. Her desire is to see the church become a body that is growing and where every member is involved so that it can impact the community as God intends. Other interests are bird watching, choral singing and country walking.


Graham Olive

Graham is a Chartered Engineer working in the field of Flight Simulation. His interests include cars, walking, gardening, films and good food & wine! Graham and his wife Anne both have a heart for the healing ministry and are the Directors of the Burgess Hill Healing Rooms, an inter-church ministry based at Centre Church Burgess Hill (

Graham oversees Centre Church’s Life Groups, facilities maintenance and IT. Both Graham & Anne have a desire to see the fullness of the testimony of Jesus restored in the church.