The Sanctuary is led by the Senior Minister and a team of Elders.

Nigel & Esther Farmer Nigel is the Minister of the Sanctuary Church, and has been involved in eldership ever since helping set up the church in 1995.  Nigel enjoys most sports but has a particular liking for Birmingham City. Esther is on the eldership team helping Nigel oversee the Church. She also plays drums in the worship team, enjoying music and arts.  They have two wonderful children, Ava and Jacob.


Nick and Jayne have been part of the Sanctuary since its beginning in 95', and have served in various areas of church life. Nick leads the worship team. They have a gifting for leading the Church in worship and carry a prophetic gifting with that. They have four children, two of which have flown the nest. Dan, Tom, Beth and Josh.