Privacy Policy

At Elim Pentecostal Church Huddersfield, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. The information you share with us can be used for operational purposes. This policy tells you what information we collect, steps we take to protect it and secure it, how we use and share the information and finally how you can contact us with any questions.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you when you complete the following:

  • Data Collection Form (EPCH collect personal data when you become an attendee)
  • Volunteer Form
  • Small Group Sign Up
  • Children’s and Youth Ministry Registration Forms

This information is collected by EPCH staff and approved volunteers.

What type of information is collected from you?

The personal information we collect might include your name, address, e-mail address and other relevant contact information in order to include you in our communications and for you to be an active and effective team member. For those who gave their weekly offering to the church via standing order or direct debit and are part of a gift aid system we also will need to store your bank details. It is a legal requirement that these details are shared by Elim HQ and HMRC.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • process a donation that you have made to the church either as a one-off or a regular gift
  • process any volunteer forms that you have submitted
  • inform you of your role on a team or rota
  • notify you of changes
  • send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you.

We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We are legally required to hold some types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations (for example the collection of Gift Aid). We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

EPCH Staff and Volunteers: We may pass your information to our third party service providers, agents subcontractors, and other associated organisations for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example to process donations and send you mailings). However, when we use third party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and we have a contract in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own direct marketing purposes. Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties beyond the Age UK Network for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law, for example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime.

Third Party Product Providers we work in association with: We work closely with various third-party providers such as Elim HQ and HMRC in relation to any financial offerings given. In some cases, they will be acting as a data controller of your information and, therefore, we advise you to read their Privacy Policy. These third-party product providers will share your information with us which we will use in accordance with this Privacy Policy. When you are using our secure telephone donation pages, your donation is processed by a third party payment processor, who specialises in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact Sharon Lewin, Finance Office via 01484 535554 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Your choices:

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us and can at any time opt out of any communication. If you do not want to receive communications from us, then you need to put this in writing to: Nicola Pogmore, Data Protection Lead, Elim Pentecostal Church, Grace Centre, Huddersfield, 23 St John's Road, Huddersfield HD1 5BW or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. We're working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change e-mail address, or any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write to us at Elim Pentecostal Church Huddersfield, 23 St John's Road, Huddersfield HD1 5BW. Alternatively, you can telephone 01484 535554.

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information Elim Church Huddersfield hold about you at any time. However, over excessive requests for information will be charged. Security precautions in place to protect the loss, misuse or alteration of your information

When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it is treated securely. Any sensitive information is encrypted and protected. However, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk

Aged 13 or Under

We are concerned to protect the privacy of children aged 13 or under. If you are aged 13 or under‚ please get your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide us.

Andy Pearsons

Andy served as our youth worker for 8 years until December 2017 and in January 2018 became our Assistant pastor. He is currently studying as an Elim Minister in Training through Regents Theological College.

With a heart to preach and teach and see people grow in their walk with God, Andy helps oversee the 18-30s/student ministry in church.

Andy is married to Jen and they have a young daughter.

Daniel Habtey

Daniel Habtey joined the church leadership in 2014.

He has been the leader of our Eritrean Fellowship since 2010 but is also involved with other aspects of ministry including preaching, prayer ministry and visitation with a particular passion to see second and third generation integration into main church life. 

In 2002 Daniel fled persecution for being a Christian from his native country of Eritrea, along with his wife Senayit and six-month old daughter, travelling for several months through Sudan, across the Sahara Desert to Libya and then on to Italy. He had been a full time pastor in Eritrea, a position not recognised by the government, until he was taken against his will and put in a military camp when all evangelical and pentecostal churches in Eritrea were closed down, when Daniel, like many other Christians at the time and since, fled the country for safety.

Daniel has since been given quite a public voice on issues of global asylum, interviewed on national media and visiting such places as Ethiopia and Lampedusa, Italy.  

He is married to Senayit and they have two daughters and a son.

Directions to Grace Centre

To find Elim Pentecostal Church's main building, Grace Centre, follow the appropriate directions below:

Directions from M62

  • Exit M62 at Junction 24 onto A629 toward Huddersf'd/Halifax 
  • At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Halifax Rd/A629
  • Continue to follow A629.
  • Travel for just over 2 miles then take slight left before mini-roundabout to merge onto Castlegate/A62 toward A641/Ring Road/Leeds/Bradford/Wakefield/Sheffield/A629/M1.
  • Keep in left hand lane.
  • Turn left at traffic lights onto St. John's Rd.
  • Grace Centre is immediately on the left with ELIM PENTECOSTAL CHURCH sign along the building.
  • Turn left to get to the car park at the rear of building. Additional street parking can be found further along St John's Road on Sundays and next left off St John's Road up Clare Hill where there is a pay and display car park.

Directions from M1 (South)

  • At Junction 38, take the A637 exit to Huddersfield.
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Huddersfield Rd/A637.
  • Continue to follow A637.
  • Go through 2 roundabouts.
  • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Wakefield Rd/A642.
  • Go through 1 roundabout.
  • At traffic lights (near Soccer City and McDonalds) go straight ahead then turn right onto Penistone Rd/A629.
  • Continue to follow A629 into Huddersfield.
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Southgate/A62.
  • Continue through 5 sets of traffic lights.
  • Take slight left onto Castlegate/A62 (Tescos on left, go under bridge). 
  • At traffic lights take the 1st right onto St. John's Rd
  • Grace Centre is immediately on the left with ELIM PENTECOSTAL CHURCH sign along the building.
  • Turn left to get to the car park at the rear of building. Additional street parking can be found further along St John's Road on Sundays and next left off St John's Road up Clare Hill where there is a pay and display car park.

Directions on foot from Huddersfield Bus Station

  • Leave the bus station from the North exit (turn left when you get off the bus). 
  • At the main junction, turn right onto Westgate, and then left onto Railway Street. 
  • Walk down past the railway station on your left (open paved pedestrian area and statue of Harold Wilson in front) and then turn left onto John William Street at the George Hotel.
  • Continue on John William street, which becomes St John's Road, go under the bridge, until you reach the ring road, then cross over at the pedestrian crossing and continue on St John's Road.
  • Grace Centre is immediately on the left with ELIM PENTECOSTAL CHURCH sign along the building.
  • Turn left to get to the car park at the rear of building. Additional street parking can be found further along St John's Road on Sundays and next left off St John's Road up Clare Hill where there is a pay and display car park.

Directions on foot from Huddersfield Train Station

  • Leave the train station from the main front entrance.
  • Walk out onto the large open paved area at the front (statue of Harold Wilson in front of you) and turn left down onto Railway Street. 
  • At the George Hotel turn left onto John William Street.
  • Continue on John William street, which becomes St John's Road, go under the bridge, until you reach the ring road, then cross over at the pedestrian crossing and continue on St John's Road.
  • Grace Centre is immediately on the left with ELIM PENTECOSTAL CHURCH sign along the building.

Giving

Online giving

It is now possible to donate money securely to Elim Pentecostal Church, Huddersfield, via Elim's PayThru system. You can make a general donation/tithe to the work of Elim Pentecostal Church, Huddersfield, or you can give directly to our Building Today, Building Tomorrow Fund.
Follow the links below to our secure online giving facility. When you make a donation you have the option to register your details for future giving. A minimum gift of £5 is required to use this service.

General Funds (towards salaries, building costs, heating, lighting, resources, events etc.)

Building Today, Building Tomorrow Fund (towards the mortgage, and other vision and building developments)



Gift Aid

How do you make £100 become £125? GIFT AID it!
If you pay tax please consider gift aiding all donations. You can download a Gift Aid form and they are also available on the info table at the back of church or ring Sharon Lewin, our Finance Officer, on 07905 487381 for more information.

Cheques

All cheques should be made payable to 'Elim Church Huddersfield'. Your Gift Aid G number should be written on the back of any cheque.

Standing Order

If you are regular member of Elim Pentecostal Church, Huddersfield, and would like to set up monthly payments then you can do so by setting up a standing order. You can set it up yourself via your bank/online banking by using the account details below:

Account Name:Elim Church Huddersfield
Account Number: 65143211
Sort Code: 05-04-69

Please add your gift aid number (if you have one) as a reference plus if you are giving to a restricted fund i.e. for 'Building Today, Building Tomorrow Fund' please add that as part of the reference too i.e. 'GA No.... BTBT'.
(It would be helpful if you inform Sharon Lewin when you set up a standing order just to make sure it arrives in the church account). Or you can fill in our Standing Order Form and hand it back to us if you would prefer.

Smartphone Giving

If you have a smart phone you can donate money via a text message. All you need is a smartphone that can connect to the Internet and a debit or credit card. Text the relevant code to 64647, then follow the instructions in the text you receive. 

Text CH016 to 64647 to make a general donation to Elim Pentecostal Church, Huddersfield.
Text CH016BTBT to 64647 to make a donation to our Building Today, Building Tomorrow Fund.

The 0 in the code is a zero.
 

After making your gift, you have the opportunity to save your details so that when you make your next donation, it's even quicker to give.
If you have any queries regarding giving to the work of the church then please contact our Finance Officer, Sharon Lewin for more information on 07905 487381 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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