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PBC Leadership

Overview - Pastor, Eldership, Deacons and Event Leaders

Pembury Baptist Church is served by a committed team of men and women who have responsibility and accountability for particular areas with PBC's ministries.

Pastor (email: pastor@pemburybaptistchurch.org)
At the present time, Pembury Baptist Church is without a Pastor.
Eldership (E-mail elders@pemburybaptistchurch.org)

Each year, if you have committed to membership of Pembury Baptist Church, you have an opportunity to influence the leadership of your church at the highest level by participating in the Elder election process. A central theme of the New Testament is that the church needs to be led by a plurality of godly leaders and that plurality of leadership extends to the Elder's empowerment of the Staff Team and Deacons.

The tasks and responsibilities of the Elders vary greatly and require discernment, as they strive to keep the church on its biblical course. On a daily basis, and in our two meetings each month, the Elders team tackle key issues facing the church. These include (not exhaustive!)
o Creating policy in terms of belief or biblical interpretation
o Dealing with social issues
o Handling financial concerns
o Conflict resolution, discipline and restoration
o Supporting the Staff Team and Deacons
o Ensuring effective pastoral care throughout the congregation

In this process, we are looking for more than spiritual qualifications, people who have embraced the mission and vision of PBC, who are investing in the lives of unbelievers, and who are actively serving in the furthering of God's Kingdom.

Our Eldership Team is:

Richard Beeching
Elected Elder

Brian Hill  
Elected Elder

Daph Beard

Elected Elder and Treasurer

Chris Leigh
Elected Elder
Gail Chaput
Elected Elder

 

 

 

 

Our Deacons and Team Leaders

Deacons have responsibility over teams and specific parts of PBC. They seek to serve, model, disciple and lead their teams and the church forward.

Administration: Jennifer Roberts (01892 825590 or jennifer@pemburybaptistchurch.org)
Finance: 
Daph Beard (Treasurer) (01892 824329) 
Di Harris (Deacon) (01892 822793)

Deacon for Technology: Alistair Hill (01892 825266) 
Music and Worship Band: Richard Beeching (richardbeeching@yahoo.co.uk) in the first instance

Deacon for Hospitality:  Tracy Gregory (01892 467284)

Deacon for Pastoral Care (including Prayer Ministry): Contact Church Office in the first instance (01892 825590)

Moorlands Placement Student: Nichola Hill (01892 825590)

Community Projects Leader: Helen Nevison (01892 825590)
(including queries about Little Rascals, Tuesday Club, Dad & Me, Computer Classes, Beginners Art and HOPE Pembury Churches Together)

Small Group Ministry Leader: Daph Beard (01892 824329)

Buildings/Maintenance: Contact Church Office in the first instance (01892 825590)

Women2Women Team
contact Jennifer Roberts on 07830367382

Men's Ministry: Contact Sam Moore, Alistair Hill, and Andy Foulds  on men@pemburybaptistchurch.org

 

News & Announcements

Women2Women Breakast - Saturday 30th June 2018

Ladies, we continue the tradition of the Pembury Ladies Breakfast with an event on Saturday 30th June 2018 being held at the Black Horse pub, High Street, Pembury and starting at 8.30am.  Tickets are £8 per person which includes a full English breakfast with tea and coffee.  Tina Pyne, a Porchlight Outreach worker will be sharing her story of addiction and rescue which now helps her in her work with the homeless.  Don't miss this, some tickets still available! Contact jfroberts1958@gmail.com or call 01892 825590 to book.


Induction of Rev. Dan Foster as Pastor - 14th July 2018 at 2pm

Following the call of our former Pastor, Rev. Dave Baxter, to move on to another church at the end of 2016, we have been seeking God for his successor.  We are therefore delighted to confirm that Rev. Dan Foster will be coming to Pembury Baptist Church as our new Pastor, with his induction service taking place at 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 14th July.  Dan will be joining us from his current position as Pastor at Howlands Baptist Church in Welwyn Garden City, where he has served for the past 10 years.  We are looking forward to welcoming Dan, his wife Tanya and their children Erine and Aidan as they join our fellowship.


Pembury Messy Church - Saturday 7th July

The next full Pembury Messy Church will be at Pembury Baptist Church from 11am-1pm on Saturday 7th July with the usual mixture of themed craft, activities, talk, song and food.  Please do book in and letting us know any allergies by calling 01892 825590 or by emailing office@pemburybaptistchurch.org.  You can also book through St Peter's Church Office on 824761 or emailing office@pemburychurch.net.


Kingdom Cafe - Saturday 21st July

The Kingdom Cafe is on Saturday 21st July opening between 10am and 2pm.  Kingdom Cafe opens every third Saturday of the month (except September 2018) throughout the year for free cake, refreshments and conversation.  Books are available to borrow and browse.  Children have their own table for colouring. Do come along, bring a friend or come alone, be quiet or enjoy the company - just relax!


PBC Prayer Meeting - 1st Tuesday of the Month

PBC's Church Prayer Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month in the Church Foyer, starting at 8pm.  Do come along and worship our living God through prayer and word. For more information on prayer at PBC, click on the heading, then on 'here'.