Meet The Team

David & Jill Ward

Lead Elders, Trustee

David and Jill lead the team at Highway. They were both born and grew up in Cornwall, and have a desire to see people reach their full potential in God. They are passionate to see churches working together locally and internationally to impact their communities.

Harvey & Jo Crook

Trustees Chairman, Youth Coordinator

Harvey and Jo have been a part of Highway since our early days, and have served in many roles since that time. Currently, Harvey is the chairman of our board of Trustees, and Jo oversees the youth work.

Rachel Painter

Youth Worker, ColourRiot Co-Ordinator

Rachel has been with us since she studied at Falmouth University. She heads up our youth activities and ColourRiot CIC, a creative community outreach.

Kerry Evans


Kerry joined our staff team in July 2017, and works as our administrator, as well as working alongside the Penryn & Falmouth Foodbank, and offering valuable assistance to the Acorns team.

Nicola Brewer

Treasurer, Trustee

Nicola has served for many years on our board of trustees and as our treasurer, and puts in an incredible amount of voluntary hours to keep everything balanced.

Ben & Suzy Finney

Worship Coordinators

Ben and Suzy both grew up in Cornwall and have been faithfully leading Highway’s worship team for a number of years.

Ruth Painter

Foodbank Coordinator, Penryn Treasures Manager

Ruth has managed Penryn Treasures since 2015, and in July 2017 took up the role as Foodbank Coordinator, operating this vital service out of Highway House.