Our Team

This is who we are.

Graham and Edith Hardy
Senior Pastors

The Light House Church is led by Graham and Edith Hardy.
They have been in ministry for over 20 years, ministering effectively in healing, the prophetic and teaching, before being led by the holy spirit to start The Light House Church on Portland.
They have been married for 22 years and have five children and seven beautiful and adorable grandchildren. They believe the foundation of an effective spirit filled church is love, worship, the presence of the Father, the uncompromising word of God. Plus, in all things, always led by the Holy Spirit and importantly church has to be fun, relaxed and family based.

Graham
My favourite books
On The Beach, Nevil Shute
Driving over lemons, Chris Stewart.
My favourite hobbies
Any type of art, walking, watching cricket, rugby and footie.

My favourite Movie & TV
Most “who dun it's” i.e Agatha Christie
Doctor Zhivago
Edith
My favourite books
Who done it crime classics. Number One Ladies Detective Agency
Mcall Smith

My favourite hobbies
Reading retro "who done its"
Classics
Watching cricket and crafts.

My favourite Movie & TV
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Cold Comfort Farm

Personal Ministry History
Graham and Edith Hardy, have been involved in the healing, teaching and the prophetic ministry for over 20 years.
In the early 1990s and again in early 2000s they were missionaries in France working with ex-pats and seeing amazing healings and salvations. Besides ministering extensively around Southern England they have also ministered in Norway, Sweden and U.S.A., and have seen God move in miraculous ways. They have also been involved in Healing on the Street ministry in Bath. UK. and witnessed many miracles. Their teaching has been influenced by extensive personal experience gained in ministry over the years, and from the teachings from people such as John G. Lake, Smiths Wigglesworth, Andrew Wommack, Kenneth Copeland, Bayliss Connolly and many more.

Mark and Sherryll Baines
Apostolic Covering

Mark and Sherryll Baines

Mark and Sherryll are the founders and senior pastors of Faithlife Church Cambridge. They are passionate about the gospel that produces changed lives. They are gifted communicators and teachers, convicted to speak the truth. God has given them a calling to build a church which leads people into a growing relationship with Christ.

Rob & Pauline Vincent
Assistant Pastors

Robert, originally from Australia and Pauline from Brixham were married in 1975 and have three children and six lovely grandchildren. Rob had several careers as laboratory technician, army radar technician and registered Nurse and Pauline formally a district nurse and care nurse. They moved to Portland two years ago. Both Rob and Pauline are passionate and committed to help those who are struggling with, loneliness, family, work and every day life. They're heart is to see people and families enjoying life and living it to the full, and to share the love of Jesus with them.

Pauline
My favourite books
Biographies (i.e The Bible)
Autobiographies
Inspirational writers
My favourite hobbies
Recycling, Up-cycling Craft and Woodworking

My favourite Movie & TV
Mamma Mia, Karate Kid

Robert
My favourite books
The Trumpet Major by Thomas Hardy
Self Sufficiency by John Seymour

My favourite hobbies
Hydroponics & Gardening
Woodwork (making sawdust!!)
Languages

My favourite Movie & TV
Manon des sources
Jean de Florette
Pride and Prejudice

Personal Ministry History
Rob and Pauline have been involved in church life in many different capacities for a number of years. Among them was running Kids Club and Sunday School for Westbury Christian Fellowship. Also assisting and running of House Groups. Pauline attended a years Discipleship Course and Ministry at Roffey College under Colin Urquhart. Also was a Family Coach at Young Hearts Educare with City Church, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Rob a preacher also ran kids club in Germany. They are committed to people, to see them grow in confidence in every areas of their lives.

Jonathan Bayliff
Heads up Evangelism

Jonathan Bayliff

Jonathan is married to Ann and they have 5 daughters, 4 of whom are married, 3 living in England and 2 living in the USA. They have 6 beautiful grandchildren who are a delight! Jonathan had a dramatic encounter with God while he was training in the Royal Navy and his life was changed forever from meaningless selfishness to love-filled passion for God – this is his on-going desire to share the love with others.
After his Naval career, Jonathan was also called to serve the Lord in the Police and completed a full service, retiring in 2011. Since then he has applied himself to his more recent calling to see God’s Kingdom come on Portland.

Favourite Book
The Supernatural Power of a Transformed Mind – Bill Johnson

Hobbies
Kayaking, running and fishing
Favourite Movies
Lord of the Rings and The Matrix

Favourite TV
Victoria and other Period Dramas! Personal Ministry History Jonathan has been involved in Church leadership locally for 15 years where he has run or jointly run 11 Alpha Courses and has seen many come to faith in God with lives transformed by His love and power. Jonathan loves to Treasure Hunt and is at home knocking on doors as much as street evangelism. His passion however is equipping other believers to fulfill Jesus' core command to go and make disciples, teaching them to obey everything He taught His apostles. Recently he has also taken up the position of Port Chaplin here on Portland.

Stephanie Wells
Ministry Team

Stephanie has been married to Peter for forty three years and have two children and five beautiful grandchildren. They have spent most of their married living in Downton near Salisbury and Plymouth. They were called to Portland in 2014 and love spending time with family and friends and entertain in their home, offering rest and relaxation!

My favourite books
Anything by Jane Austin

My favourite hobbies
Anything Craft Related.
Making Driftwood Art.
Knitting, Painting.
Walking.
My favourite Movie & TV
Beaches, American President,
Finding your Feet.
Period Dramas, Crime Dramas,
Vera,
Endeavour.

Personal Ministry History
Steph has been trained and spent time with Healing on the Streets in Bath. She has also assisted in running House Groups and training House Group Leaders. Steph is passionate about prayer, prophecy and healing and has supported Graham and Edith in training over a number of years. Stephanie shares The Light House Church's vision for a spirit led church on the isle Portland.

Peter Wellls
Community Outreach

Peter married his wife Stephanie in 1974 and has two children and five grandchildren. He undertakes the role of Outreach co-0rdinator for the church and supports the Team in communication to the various churches, organisations, businesses and people who live in the Portland and Weymouth area

My favourite books
Books by Tom Clancy
Historical Books about the Navy

Favourite Hobbies
Beach Fishing
Walking
Gardening

Favourite Movies & TV
John Ford Films
John Wayne films
Endeavour
T. V. Detectives

Personal Ministry History
Like Steph, Peter has been trained and spent time with Healing on the Streets in Bath. He has also assisted in running House Groups and training House Group Leaders. Peter has spent time ministering and preaching in Venezuela South America along side Andrew Leaky of in:courage ministries.



The Light House is affiliated with Faithlife Church Cambridge