Who We Are

Tim Watson

Rev Tim Watson is the Church of England’s Leesland Pioneer Minister and the vicar who leads Leesland Neighbourhood Church.

Tim is married to Clare and they have two amazing daughters.

Tim loves writing, reading, movies, travel, live gigs and art galleries.

He is passionate about community engagement and loves to see communities coming together to share life.

Sue Smith

Sue is our licensed lay reader


Katie is....

Clare Watson

Clare is

Sam Pollard

 Married for over 30 years with three adopted children, Sam has lived most of her life in Gosport. Her interests are local Gosport interest groups, reading/films and walks with the dog and family.

Having worked in many different work environments, she currently works part time as a Learning Support Assistant at a nearby school; enjoying this role the most.

Born into a naval Christian family Sam has loved being part of church life helping/leading youth clubs, coffee mornings, Parents and Toddlers and outreach ministries.

Presently she loves being able to just walk to and support a local church in her neighbourhood.