WHO'S WHO? Pastor, Elders, Deacons & Officers

Tim Gamston - Pastor

 
 Our pastor was converted at the age of 11 while on holiday in South Wales. After leaving school Tim served an engineering apprenticeship. He remained in engineering, as Contracts Manager for an international engineering company in the Midlands, until he moved with his family to take up the pastorate in July 2005.
Tim is committed to teaching God's word and showing how it is relevant for our lives in the 21st Century. His hobbies include sailing and walking. He is married to Joanna and they have three young children, Joshua, Rebekah and Edward.
Tim can be followed on Twitter at www.twitter.com
 
Our pastor was converted at the age of eleven while on holiday in South Wales. After leaving school Tim served an engineering apprenticeship. He remained in engineering, as Contracts Manager for an international engineering company in the Midlands, until he moved with his family to take up the pastorate at Broadstone Baptist Church in July 2005.

Tim is committed to teaching God's word and showing how it is relevant for our lives in the 21st Century. His hobbies include sailing and walking. He is married to Joanna and they have three children, Joshua, Rebekah and Edward.
 

Stephen Pettifer - Elder

 
 Our pastor was converted at the age of 11 while on holiday in South Wales. After leaving school Tim served an engineering apprenticeship. He remained in engineering, as Contracts Manager for an international engineering company in the Midlands, until he moved with his family to take up the pastorate in July 2005.
Tim is committed to teaching God's word and showing how it is relevant for our lives in the 21st Century. His hobbies include sailing and walking. He is married to Joanna and they have three young children, Joshua, Rebekah and Edward.
Tim can be followed on Twitter at www.twitter.com
 Converted as a child and baptised in my late teens. I am the Elder on the church Diaconate, Chairman of the Building Committee, a teacher in the Junior Church and a Home Group Leader. I am an academic psychologist and a past teacher/lecturer.

I am married to Ruth and have two grown up daughters. My role is to help the church to witness to the Broadstone area to focus on the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ and to seek to foster our spiritual growth and discipleship.

Clive Baines - Elder

I came to know Jesus as my Saviour under the ministry of Geoff Lock in January 1985 and have been serving as a deacon at Broadstone Baptist since 2004, I’m a home group leader and enjoy preaching at various churches, been also blessed with running Life Explored.

I’m a furniture maker running my own business, and in my spare time enjoy Course Fishing and riding my motorbike. I’m married to Hazel and have three children Peter Rachel and Luke all grown up. Rachel is now serving with YWAM (Youth With A Mission) in Perth, Australia.

I now serve as an Elder, my desire is to reflect what Paul writes to the Ephesians 1:15-23 to continually pray for those under our care so together we may know Christ better.

Dave Turner (Property Deacon)

This is my fourth “term” as a BBC Deacon and one of my roles is that of Property Deacon responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the church building. I am married to Sue with two grown up children and three grandchildren.

I came to know the Lord as my saviour in 1987. Sue continues to work with the youth activities of the church. My aim and purpose is to bring people to a loving relationship with Christ. 

John Phenix - Deacon

I’m married to Helen and we’re blessed with three gorgeous daughters. I’m a youth leader at our Friday night club, and teach younger children in Sunday School.

I grew up in South London and was baptised aged 14 at West Croydon Baptist Church, moving to Dorset in 1987. I work in IT and enjoy gadgets, technology and science.

Jon Taylor - Deacon & Church Secretary


Converted as a child and baptized at twenty one. I am the Church Secretary, a Deacon and House Group Leader, and also serve through blogging and preaching. I am a Director of a Jewish mission and a Researcher for an apologetics ministry.

I am overjoyed and grateful to God to be marrying Vic in April this year. I enjoy exercising and active pursuits, meeting up with friends, reading, writing and travel.



Rodney Burge - Deacon

I was born and raised by Christian parents (my mother was a Methodist local preacher) Converted at the age of seven and then baptised in my teens having been introduced to Gillingham Baptist Church by a teacher at the school in Wincanton that I attended.  

Married to Jan, we had four children, and enjoy three grandchildren, some living locally and others in the United States.

Having been honoured to be elected to the Broadstone Baptist Church diaconate I am happy to be in God's hands for whatever service He has awaiting me. I just want to praise God for the fact that He has had His hand on my life all the way, dark paths and bright.

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Brian Rawlings - Deacon

I was born in Bournemouth and became a committed Christian at the age of 15. My college years and working career were spent away, but I returned to the area with my wife Sheila and mother-in-law Joyce, when I retired as a Chartered Civil Engineer. I have two children – Phil (+Pratiksha) and Rachel (+Jon), and two grandchildren, Jack and Lucy.
 
I serve on the Building Committee, prepare our weekly Notice Sheets and am joint leader of the Mission Council.  One of my aims is to raise the profile of mission (local and overseas) within the church. 




Helen Briggs - Treasurer

I was baptized at the age of 17 in my home church Hope Baptist Church, Bridgend , South Wales. I studied nursing at King's College Hospital and Midwifery at The London Hospital Whitechapel.

I am married to Martin a retired GP who plays the violin in the church music group and have two children, Claire and David . Helen is the treasurer for the Church.

Lis Webb - Administrative Assistant to the Pastor

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