Leadership

Please find below an introduction to our church leaders.
 
Ian   Tom
Rev. Ian Olliver (Minister)   Tom Bowring (Minister In Training)
Ian joined us in 2012 following 4 years study at college in Bristol.  

Ian has been called by the church to oversee all aspects of church life.  He loves getting alongside people and helping them to grow in faith. He is married to Clare and they have two  children, Bethan and Stuart
  Tom is currently training to be a minister within the Baptist Union of Great Britain. He is responsible for varying church activities and is learning what is involved with ministry while working with Ian and the Telford Christians Together partnership.

He is married to Jodi and has 4 children, Ffion, Emily, Lukas and Tobias.
     
No Photo icon   Ruth
Geoff Davenport (Secretary)   Ruth Baker (Treasurer)
Geoff’s post as church secretary is vital to the running of DBC. He takes responsibility for ensuring that the church members are involved in the decisions taken. He convenes and chairs meetings to ensure this happens.   Ruth looks after the finances of the church and keeps the team up to date with the latest best practise. Ruth also leads the team when it comes to employment of staff.
     
Jean   Jillian
Jean Robinson (Deacon)   Jillian Harber (Deacon)
Jean uses her expertise in safeguarding and health and safety to keep DBC up to date on all the legal requirements and best practices. This ensures the church is operating with everyone in mind.   Jillian’s takes a particular interest in how DBC interacts with those around who are yet to know the church, and those who already enjoy being part of DBC.
     
No Photo icon   Maureen
Lee Boddy (Deacon)   Maureen Mortlock (Elder)
Lee is the most recent member of the leadership team and currently co-ordinates the worship group.   Maureen has been involved in Church Leadership for many years. Currently serving  DBC as an Elder, house group leader, part of the Pastoral Team and also, as part of our Bank Top Cafe management team. Maureen’s focus on the church’s prayer life ensures we are always trying to do things under God’s guidance.
     
Roger   David
Roger Mortlock (Elder)   David Harber (Elder)
After many years of being involved in Church Leadership, Roger now serves DBC as an Elder.  He is also involved with the management of Bank Top Cafe, he ensures that all who come along have a friendly welcome..   An elder of the church is a member of the congregation who is gifted with pastoral care. David helps guide the spiritual health, growth and well-being.
 


 

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