ECC Staff

You can always talk to any of our Team regarding anything. Please contact them on the numbers and emails below. Do leave a message if necessary and they will get back to you.

Peter Fowler. Pastor


Peter was called by ECC to be their part time pastor at the beginning of 2018. From the beginning of 2019, he has been the Full Time Pastor at ECC

Peter was born in Plymouth and has lived in Devon all his life. He is married to Chela, a physiotherapist and they have three daughters. He came to Christ through going to a summer camp at the age of eleven and continues his involvement with camps as a trustee for the Menadue Camps in North Cornwall.

For around fifteen years Peter was involved in business, both in the soft drinks industry and property development. In 2010 he started undertaking a course of studies at Spurgeon’s College London and in 2013 was called by St Thomas Baptist Church, Exeter to be their associate minister.

(T) 01392 834988 

(M) 07909 134066


Sandy Salisbury. Church Operations Manager.

Sandy heads up the day to day management of our church. She has been at ECC since its beginning in 1993.  She originally comes from California but has been living in Exeter since 1987 and considers the people at ECC to be her spiritual family.  

Sandy plays guitar and is part of the preaching team.  She and her husband, Graeme, who heads up the worship team, have two adult sons. 

Sandy teaches English as a second language to international students and is the author of "Steps Toward Generosity" a series of 31 daily meditations exploring the theme of practical generosity.

(H) 01392 676968

(M) 07796 404575

Graeme Salisbury. Worship Team Leader.

Graeme is responsible for coordinating the Worship Team and plan services under the direction of the Leadership Team. He has also been at ECC since its beginning in 1993.  Originally from the East End of London, Graeme has lived most of his life in Devon and feels he has become a naturalised Devonian after 50 years of residence!

Graeme is both a keyboard player and organist and has been involved in musical worship since becoming a Christian at University in 1983. He is married to Sandy.

Graeme works as a Project Manager for the London Stock Exchange and is a qualified solicitor with 18 years experience working in Child Care and Family Law. He enjoys Scottish Country Dancing and taking part in Triathlons.

(H) 01392 676968

(M) 007948 407865

ECC Community Workers

ECC works in partnership with YMCA Exeter to support our local Exwick Community. We currently have three Community Workers.


Harri Sharp. Community Families Worker.

Harri lives and works in Exwick. She has worshipped at ECC since moving to Exeter in 1997. Harri has a passion for children; at ECC she is part of the Sunday morning children's work team and during the week manages The Exwick Ark Nursery and Out of School clubs with her friend Paula.

Harri is a Director on the board of South West Youth Ministries, is married to Trevor and they have 3 children. They keep chickens, a guinea-pig called Bolt and a goldfish.

(M) 07969 604071


Chris Carter. Community Worker.

Chris started working for ECC as a Community Worker through Exeter YMCA in October 2020. Prior to that he worked as a secondary music teacher, including thirteen years at West Exe Technology College. Music remains one of his main passions, along with sport and spending time with his grandchildren.


He recently spent two and a half years volunteering along with Debbie, his wife teaching in an International Christian School in Tirana, Albania – a thoroughly enriching experience.

(M) 07513 967493

Debbie Carter. Community Worker.


Debbie moved to Exeter in 1999 with her husband, Chris and their three children. She served as a governor and also taught Science in Exeter schools before moving to Tirana, Albania in 2017 with Chris.


She taught at an International Christian School there, until June of 2020. She has been a member of Exwick Community Church for over 20 years and became a community worker for ECC in October 2020. She is excited about her new role, which is in partnership with YMCA Exeter.


In her spare time, Debbie loves gardening, cycling around the beautiful Devon countryside and spending time with her 3 children and 4 grandchildren.

(M) 07960 704427

ECC Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team are appointed by the church to oversee our vision.

Marie Langdon. Treasurer.

Marie is from Exeter and joined Exwick Community Church in 1993 at the age of 15. She has been involved in children's and youth work since then, and loves working with young people in small groups and through 1 to 1 mentoring.

Marie works at the RD&E where she heads up the Cash Management Team. 

In her spare time Marie loves to cook, sew and research family history.  Marie has been married to Nick since 2005 and, although she has no children of her own, frequently borrows her nieces.

On the Leadership Team, Marie is involved with the young people's leadership and with supporting the financial administration of the Church.

(M) 07704 578791


John Sumner.

John has been married to Dorcas for 46 years and they have 2 grown up children Andrew and Judith. John was born in Harrogate and Dorcas in Wales but they have lived in Exeter for 50 years, and are now considered as locals.

Along with his brother Dave, John have travelled extensively around Europe for the last 30 years, helping 3 orphanages in Romania, and providing churches with musical instruments and ministry in many parts of the world.

John’s biggest passion is to see the next generation of young people released and equipped for God's call on their lives. He says it is a privilege to be part of Exwick Community church.