The Team

David Taylor

Pastor

David has been Pastor and Team Leader at TBC since June 2011. He is married to Gill and they have three grown up children. David has been a Pastor for over 20 years and was a secondary school teacher before that.

"Whether you attend church or not, if I can be of any help to you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch – I look forward to meeting you.”

Penny Judge

Children's & Schools Worker

Penny has been the Schools and Children’s Worker since September 2018. She supports local schools by doing assemblies, story telling and running Christian clubs in schools. She has been a member of TBC for over 12 years and also works as a primary school teacher. She is married to Ian and has two fantastic children called Izzy and Charley!

“My passion is for all the children of Thatcham to have heard about the love of Jesus and to support our church children to grow in their own faith”

David Taylor

Pastor

David has been Pastor and Team Leader at TBC since June 2011. He is married to Gill and they have three grown up children. David has been a Pastor for over 20 years and was a secondary school teacher before that.

"Whether you attend church or not, if I can be of any help to you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch – I look forward to meeting you.”

Penny Judge

Children's & Schools Worker

Penny has been the schools and children’s worker since September 2018. She supports local schools by doing assemblies, story telling and running Christian clubs in schools. She has been a member of TBC for nearly 12 years and also works as a primary school teacher. She is married to Ian and has two fantastic children called Izzy and Charley!

“My passion is for all the children of Thatcham to have heard about the Love of Jesus and to support our church children to grow in their own faith”

Deacons

The Deacons are the elected leadership team of Thatcham Baptist Church.  They meet every month to plan the mission, ministries and activities of the Church as well as organising the Church finances and caring for the upkeep of the Church building and Manse.

Rachel Andrews

Secretary

Dave Carter

Treasurer

Jean Andrews

Deacon

I have been married to John for over 50 years, have two grown children and 4 grandchildren, which for me is a big part of my life. I have been a Christian for 35 years and been involved TBC for over 30 years in many different ways. I have been retired now for 8 years which enables me to spend time on doing craft that I love and spending time with friends and family.

Robin Appleby

Deacon

Robin has been a member of Thatcham Baptist Church since being baptised here in 2006. He is married to Mary with two boys at secondary school. Robin helps run youth groups at TBC (The Zone mid-week youth group and 7Up on Sundays) and currently helps put together the live streamed services.

Carol Collis

Deacon

Carol has been involved with TBC for over 22 years and for many of those she has coordinated the Sunday morning children’s work (JAM) at Church and is a Safeguarding Trustee. She is married to Jason and they have two grown up children. She is a Primary School teacher and enjoys walking with friends in her spare time.

Susan

Susan Deering-PUnshon

Deacon

Susan grew up in a nominally Christian family, but came to faith and was baptised in 1989 at TBC, after moving to Thatcham in 1986, while working for the Schools’ and later, the Public Libraries Service. She and husband, Andy have had three children: Zoe, who died a few minutes after she was born, then, Sarah and Jonathan, who are now adults. Susan has been involved with Sunday School/JAM, CTIT, World Day of Prayer, Renew and has taken on the role of Additional Authorised Person for weddings at TBC.

Deacon Rob

Rob Sneddon

Deacon

Rob is originally from Scotland but moved to Thatcham in 2003 with his wife Susan and eldest boy Matt. Since then they've been actively involved at TBC and their family has grown with the addition of Abi in 2004 and James in 2006.

Ian Andrews

Treasurer

Ian became a Christian in his early 20s and was baptised and married (to Rachel) in Thatcham Baptist Church. He has always been involved in the youth work of the church since his conversion and has served as deacon and treasurer for many years. Ian is a techy at heart and enjoys helping the church with all aspects of IT and multimedia.

Robin Appleby

Deacon

Robin has been a member of Thatcham Baptist Church since being baptised here in 2006. He is married to Mary with two boys at secondary school. Robin helps run youth groups at TBC (The Zone mid-week youth group and 7Up on Sundays) and currently helps put together the live streamed services.

Mike Livingstone

Deacon

Mike grew up in New Zealand and, after completing his studies, travelled to the UK on a working holiday where he met Helen, who became his wife and changed his onward travel plans significantly. In 1996 he moved to Thatcham to raise a family and work in telecommunications; Mike and Helen have a daughter Megan and a son Joshua.

Rob Sneddon

Deacon

Rob is originally from Scotland but moved to Thatcham in 2003 with his wife Susan and eldest boy Matt. Since then they've been actively involved at TBC and thier family has grown with the addition of Abi in 2004 and James in 2006.

John Webb

Deacon

John Webb is a current Trustee and Fabric Officer for the church

Jean Andrews

Deacon

I am married to John for over 50 years, have two grown children and 4 grandchildren, which for me is a big part of my life. I have been a Christian for 35 years and been involved TBC for over 30 years in many different ways. I have been retired now for 8 years which enables me to spend time on doing craft that I love and spending time with friends and family.

Carol Collis

Deacon

Carol has been involved with TBC for over 20 years and coordinates the Sunday morning children’s work (JAM) at Church and is a Safeguarding Trusteee. She is married to Jason and they have two grown up children. She is a Primary School teacher and enjoys walking with friends in her spare time.

Adam Pollard

Secretary

Adam has lived in Thatcham for 20 years since moving here to work for Vodafone after university. He now works for a consultancy firm based in London but still in telecoms. Adam is married to Kathryn and they have two children.

John Webb

Deacon

John Webb is a current Trustee and Fabric Officer for the church