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Dawley Baptist Church
Please find below an introduction to our church leaders.
Rev. Ian Olliver (Minister)
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
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 practice. She moved to Telford in 2013 and looked for a Baptist Church with a Girls' Brigade company and found DBC.
Lee Boddy (Deacon)
Jillian Harber (Deacon)
Lee helps organise various DBC activities. One of his roles is coordinating the worship group. This involves everything from organising the worship team rotas, to choosing the music and singing at the front of the church.
Jillian oversees the technology, website and social media accounts for DBC. She is a member of our pastoral team and sings with the worship group.
She is married to David and has 5 grown up children and 3 grandchildren. She loves to crochet and is a founder member of our
Maureen Mortlock (Elder)
Criz Coz (Deacon)
Maureen currently serves at DBC as an Elder. She ls part of the Pastoral Team and is 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.
Criz is the newest member of the leadership team. She is a proud mum of two beautiful girls and a keen drummer. Criz is also a leader at the Girls' Brigade group and is involved in other weekly events at DBC.
Roger Mortlock (Elder)
Mandy Grogan (Deacon)
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 and he ensures that all who come along have a friendly welcome.
Mandy is the newest member of the diaconate. She has two sons and is the leader the Girls' Brigade group at Dawley Baptist. Mandy is also on the cleaning staff and is a full time carer for her father. Mandy has a passion for helping the most vulnerable in our community and currently heads up our fair share and school meal program in co-operation with Dawley Town Council.
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