Baptists believe that, under God, the government of the local church is best done by church members meeting together in a spirit of prayer and friendship to discuss and agree on what God wants them to do. In a Baptist Church every member is encouraged to be involved and use their gifts.
The Church Meeting appoints the minister and a group of deacons to take responsibility for day-to-day spiritual and practical leadership of the church.
Get to know your Leaders and Deacons!
Tim Williamson - Minister
Tim has been our minister since 2014 when he joined us from Winchester Baptist Church. He has previously been a minister in Glasgow and Godmanchester. He is married to Cherie and they have two children, Amber & Harry. Tim has a passion to see God's people enabled and equipped for personal mission in reaching out to those around them. Originally from Lancaster, He studied Theology at Birmingham Bible Institute (91-93) and also has an M.A. in Missional Theology and Leadership. He enjoys Chinese food, everything outdoorsy, especially cycling and football, but most of all loves to spend time with the most amazing family on earth. He supports, as any conscientious Christian should do, Preston North End.
Michelle Gore - Church Administrator
Michelle's main duties are to provide administrative support to the Leadership Team. She is also responsible for agendas and minutes of church meetings, communication among church groups, chapelyard administration and the hire of the church premises. She is delighted to be able to serve the Church family in this way.
Michelle is married to Rob and has three girls; Mili, Jessica and Poppy. Michelle enjoys working with different groups within the Church including Sunday School and the Beacon Cafe. She also helps run 1st Bluntisham Brownies.