Church Leaders and Responsibilities

Malcolm Lee - Deacon for Mission

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Malcolm lives in the Wood End part of the village having moved to Bluntisham in 1983. Married to Lynn with three grown up children who have at last flown the nest. Malcolm works in scientific business development although he is trying to retire as church activities have become a major part of life these days.

Malcolm is involved in world mission at several levels as he is the Chairman of the Cambridgeshire Baptist Missionary Fellowship and a member of the EBA World Mission Task Group. Mission is something which changes the lives of all those who are involved and is a passion that we need to continue to develop in line with our calling.

Phil Taylor - Deacon for Fabric and Facilities

Deacons Phil 0778 smallPhil is married to Julie and they have three children; Jamie, Sam and Ella. They have lived in Bluntisham since 1999. Phil works in the banking industry and helps companies with their international trade.

Despite working in financial services, Phil likes to be practical; be this building patios, fitting kitchens, or generally repairing things. He loves food – both cooking and eating! He enjoys cycling, but admits that he needs to turns the pedals more often to get fit.

Following a Holiday Bible Club celebration service, Phil says he felt a real sense of belonging within the fellowship and attended the next Alpha course with Julie. He was baptised on Easter Sunday 2008. He is part of the Technical Team, a Sunday School helper and lately part of the Media Team.

Phil says "Coming to faith in Christ has had an immense impact on me - I would love to use my experience to help bring others to faith".

Peter Thatcher - Deacon for Finance and Personnel

Deacons Peter SmallPeter is married to Helen and they have three grown-up sons Nick, Ben and Adam. They moved to Bluntisham in 2010, immediately feeling a sense of belonging and purpose in both the church and village. "We truly believe that God brought us here for a reason."

Peter is a Chartered Accountant, although has spent most of his professional life running his own business providing training in finance, business and management skills. In his spare time, when he manages to avoid the garden chores, Peter spends all the time he can with any or all of his three sons, which typically involves something to do with sport, and he has even come out of retirement to join other church members, and his sons, playing football on a Wednesday night.

Before moving to Bluntisham, Peter was heavily involved in the leadership of an ecumenical church in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire and feels that it is important that Christians work closely together to communicate God’s message.

 

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I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength

Philippians 4:13

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