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 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.

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Thomas Curryer

Thomas works as our Creative Director. He has a passion for music and worship, missions (both locally and overseas), and the teaching of the Word of God.

Thomas graduated from Global University UK in 2019 where he gained a degree in Biblical Studies and Theology. He is a keen musician who enjoys playing the piano and guitar whilst also maintaining an interest in physical activities such as football and running. If he’s not got a guitar in hand, you will often find Tom working on a media project or other creative tasks.

Thomas is also our Worship Director, helping facilitate an environment whereby we can enter into God’s presence through music and song, as well as the National Representative of Global University UK.


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 as the Administrator for Befriended, a charity that seeks to make a difference to isolated and lonely elderly people. She worked in a local residential care home as the Activities Coordinator for a while, in a primary school for fifteen years and prior to that was a missionary in Spain together with her late husband. They were involved with pioneering churches.

Joy has been a member of the church for more than forty years where she is a trustee. She loves the Lord and seeing people find joy and peace in Him. She is also passionate about praise and worship.

Joy enjoys card making, scrapbooking, reading, history, interesting people and places! She is a very proud mum to her 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 retired Chartered Engineer having enjoyed an accomplished career in the field of Flight Simulation. He specialises in novel technologies, algorithms and has authored a plurality of patents.

Graham oversees Centre Church’s Alpha and Freedom in Christ ministries. Both Graham and his wife Anne are pursuing the Prophetic and have a desire to see the fullness of the Testimony of Jesus restored in the church. They also 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’s passions outside of the church include being a grandad, cars, walking, gardening, films, and red wine!