The Leadership Team comprises the Ministers, the Deacons, and other key staff members who are responsible to the Church Vision Meeting for the spiritual leadership, oversight and administration of the Church and the pastoral care of its members.
They meet regularly to seek God’s direction for the life of the Church in the context of worship and prayer, and are supported by the Care Team, Homegroup and small group leaders, Reaching the Nations Co-ordinator, Junior Church leaders, the Worship teams, and many others.
Rev’d Philip Deller was called to become the Minister at CCBC in May 1996. He grew up in Brazil, and became a Christian in his late teens. Having trained at Spurgeon’s College, London, Philip served three years as Associate Minister at Leigh-on-Sea Baptist Church in Essex. He was appointed Team Leader at CCBC in September 2007. Phil enjoys golf and good food.
Rev’d Edward Ibberson joined CCBC as a Minister in September 2007. He has particular responsibility for overseeing Young Adults, Worship, Discipleship and World Mission. Edward obtained a degree in Marine Biology at Newcastle, before taking a gap year where he heard his call to full time ministry. He trained for the Baptist Ministry at Spurgeon’s College, London, and was the Minister of Friar Lane & Braunstone Baptist Church, Leicester, from September 1999 to September 2007. Edward is learning to play the piano, enjoys curry, travelling and open water swimming holidays, skiing & scuba diving.
Kate Irvine was appointed Children’s Ministry Leader in September 2012. She has the responsibility for children in the Church aged 0-13 and a broad remit to work with their families. Having spent 15 years in Scotland Kate is enjoying the warmer climate in the Cotswold’s. She enjoys walking locally and also eating cream teas! Kate is married to Andy and they have three children.
Tim Crummack was appointed Youth Ministry Leader in September 2016. He has responsibility for youth and young people (secondary school ages), with focus both with youth in the life of our church, as well as in the wider community. Tim has worked with young people for many years as a history teacher, as well as in support, welfare and mentoring roles. Tim has a passion for archaeology and in his spare time imagines himself as Indiana Jones. Tim is married to Megan and they have two children. firstname.lastname@example.org
Deacons / Trustees
We currently have four Deacons who serve alongside the ministers in overall leadership of the church. They are prayerfully elected at the AGM from among the membership by Church members and serve for a three year period. The Ministers and Deacons act as the Charity Trustees of the church. A Secretary and Treasurer are appointed annually from amongst the Diaconate.
Alan Slough – Church Secretary
Contact details are as follows:-
Tel Daytime: 01451 832172
Tel Evening: 01608 650680
Mobile: 0788 401 4136
Martyn Jackson – Treasurer
Students on Placement at CCBC
Joy Dimond is working on placement with us from September 2016. She is studying for a foundation degree with The Light Project. She’ll be working with us for about a day per week helping us creatively connect with those around us, as well as inspiring us in ways to step out and witness for Jesus. Joy has two grown up children, and works in a local school as a School Secretary. She also serves as a Street Pastor in Evesham.
Wendy Gleadle is working on placement with us from September 2017. Like Joy, she is studying for a foundation degree with The Light Project. She’ll be working with us for about a day per week. Not only is she helping us creatively connect with those around us, but also spending time in local nursing/care homes. Wendy decided to take this step of faith after hearing God say “It’s never too late” and is fulfilling a life long ambition to study for a degree.