Alan Kwan – Elder at Thornhill Church 

Stu Parsons

Stu Parsons Elder at Thornhill Church

Stuart has been married to Katherine for 13 years and along with his three children (Evangeline, Annabelle and Frieda) they all have a passion for seeing God’s kingdom extended in the community of North Cardiff where Stuart grew up.

Stuart is a more recent addition to the Eldership team at Thornhill, having served on the ministry team, focussing on youth work, for the last decade. The whole family are excited to see what God will do in Thornhill Church in the near future.


Parks' family

Jacob Park – Elder and part-time pastor at Thornhill Church – Contact

Jacob was born in South Korea. He worked as an assistant pastor across various Korean churches for some 9 years, while obtaining the qualifications of B.A. in Philosophy and M. Div. in Theology. Then, for further study, he came to the U.K in 1999 and completed his M.A. in Missiology at Birmingham. In 2003, he was ordained a minister from the Korean Presbyterian Church (Korsin) in Europe. He has lived in Cardiff since 2004, which marked the start of his ministry in Wales Korean Church as a full time pastor, and in 2010, he and his church joined a partnership with Thornhill Church.

Jacob has been married to Sookyi since 1998 and has three children, Jee Eun, Jee Soo and Jee Ann. Jacob, his family and the Korean Church believe that the Lord has put a special heart in them to pray for a revival in Wales and to visit all the Welsh churches sharing about ‘revival’. He hasn’t decided yet which football team he is going to support – Cardiff City FC or Manchester United?