Arun Church is a vibrant church in Littlehampton, West Sussex, UK. We’re passionate about changing our community for the better and run many initiatives including CAP Debt Centre, youth clubs and social activities in addition to our Sunday services.

Our vision is to see the good news of Jesus transform lives, communities and the world and all our activities support that aim. Our mission, how we go about transforming lives, is by bringing life to Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday.


Throughout our history, we have actively engaged with our local community. Since 1992, the church has run the PlayCentre Pre-School at our premises in Rustington and we opened The Wickbourne Centre in 2005 which provides a huge variety of events and services to children, young people and families through our various partnerships. PlayCentre Nursery and Refresh Coffee Shop are based at the centre. We also run popular creative activities for children and young people including our week-long summer Arun Kids playschemes, and Arun Youth Projects – a network of community youth clubs.


The Leadership Team

The Core Leadership Team are responsible for the vision and direction of the church. They meet regularly to pray and plan together.

Becca Jupp
Becca JuppSenior Leader
Becca leads the church and is passionate about seeing people grow in faith. She is married to Tim and they have four grown-up children.
Joe Gisbey
Joe Gisbey
Joe loves seeing people step into freedom and destiny. He leads the mission organisation Links International, is married to Carolina and they have four children.
Kat Archer
Kat Archer
Kat is part of the leadership team, and is a midwife by profession. She is married to Sam who leads the worship team and they have two children.
Jon Jolly
Jon Jolly
Jon oversees the day-to-day management of the church and activities. He enjoys running, reading and learning and is married with two children.
Mikey Vickery-Brown
Mikey Vickery-Brown
Mikey heads up our faith-based work with young people. He’s married to Rosie, loves football and joined the leadership in 2020.

In addition to the Core Leadership Team, there is an amazing army of staff, volunteers and Trustees who selflessly give their time and resources. Together we are the church.


We are looking for people who understand our vision to see lives transformed through Jesus and who want to partner with us to see it happen! We invite people to become members of the church so we can be accountable to each other and share our lives together to love God, serve others, and change lives.

After regularly coming to church and attending the ‘Intro to Arun’ course, you may feel you would like to make a commitment to this church community. The next step would be to meet up with one of the Core Leadership team to chat about commitment and membership.