Please find below an introduction to our church leaders and staff
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.

Ian is currently on sabbatical and will return in early June.
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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.
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Lee Boddy (Deacon)   Una Brown (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.  

Una is the newest member of the leadership team at Dawley Baptist Church. Una has supported several churches over 15 years within the West Midlands by helping to raise additional funds and by helping to increase the number of members.  Una is very positive, driven and passionate about what she does.  Most of all Una has a love and desire to worship, knowing that this can change any issue that you are facing.

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Dan Coles (Deacon)   Criz Cox (Deacon)
Dan joined DBC in 2018, with his wife Angela and 3 children. He has a varied Christian background, being raised as Pentecostal, then being part of Covenant Ministries and Partners in Harvest churches.  He is a keen musician and worship-leader, passionate about leading people into God's presence. Dan takes an interest in the children's work, helping out with Junior Church. In his free time, Dan enjoys racket sports, especially badminton & tennis.   Criz 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.
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Mandy Grogan (Deacon)   Maureen Mortlock (Elder)
Mandy 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 program.   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.
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Roger Mortlock (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 and he ensures that all who come along have a friendly welcome.    




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Jillian Harber (Church Administrator)    
Jillian runs the church office and currently works 10 hours a week.  Her normal working hours are:
Monday: 9am to 1pm
Thursday: 9am to 12pm
Friday: 9am to 12pm

These hours are subject to change.


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