Leigh: seven is the perfect number For a church with just seven members, it was gratifying to see the building full in late November as Bethany Evangelical in Leigh welcomed its new pastor, John Palmer. Roger Blaxall John Palmer (left) He and his wife Rose are moving back north to Lancashire after Bethany’s call. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.