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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

Mince Pie Bake Off - Wednesday 13th December

Are you ready for our annual Mince Pie Bake Off on Wednesday 13th December starting at 7.30pm? At the same time as cooking the mince pies for the Carols by Candlelight refreshments, we have a friendly competition to bake the best looking mince pies! All you have to bring are 12 cup baking trays, rolling pin, pastry cutters and that little special something that will make your mince pies stand out from the crowd!  Pastry, flour and mincemeat are provided as are the cooking facilities. Also provided is mulled wine and nibbles and plenty of chat!  Sign up now by contacting Jennifer in the Church Office at jennifer@pemburybaptistchurch.org or by telephone on 01892 825590.  Alternatively sign up on the sheet provided in the Church Foyer.


Carols by Candlelight - Sunday 17th December

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to our Carols by Candlelight service starting at 5pm.  Bring your children dressed as someone from the Christmas story - if you haven't got anything suitable, we will have angel wings and crowns and teatowels available on the night so noone will feel left out!  After we celebrate the birth of Jesus through song and word, there are Christmassy refreshments to enjoy in the Church Hall.  All are welcome for mulled wine, spiced apple juice, mince pies and more.  We look forward to meeting you there!
 


Men's Ministry Breakfast - Saturday 3rd February 2018

Pembury Men's next breakfast is on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at the Black Horse, Pembury, starting at 8am. Tickets include an 'all you can eat' buffet breakfast. Tickets are £10 per person.  There are only 40 available so please book as soon as possible by emailing men@pemburybaptistchurch.org or contacting the Church Office on 01892 825590. 


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'.