The Leadership Team

Mike Stephenson
Mike Stephenson - Elder

Mike became a member of CBC in 2011.

As an Elder, Mike is there to look after the spiritual side of the church, to give guidance to the Pastor and to assist the congregation in their spiritual growth.  He is also a member of the church band and worship team.

Being on the leadership team involves being part of the decisions of church life.

Ian Burrow
Ian Burrow - Deacon, Treasurer

Ian has been a member of CBC since 1983.

Unsurprisingly the Treasurer’s role is to lead the team looking after financial aspects of church life.  This includes setting a budget for the church, monitoring income and expenditure, ensuring money is spent appropriately, fundraising, and ensuring compliance with legislation.

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Emma Frost - Deacon, General

Emma has been part of the CBC family since 2007. She was elected as a Deacon at the AGM in April 2021. Emma is passionate about Jesus, family, friends and great food! She is an avid prayer warrior and really loves a chat and a cup of coffee!

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Kevin Mills - Pastor

Kevin was appointed to be Minister of CBC in September 2020. 

God called Kevin into full time ministry after many years of a successful career in sales. Alongside his job, he served in various roles within church life, including children’s work and evangelism.  Before being called to CBC, Kevin trained for ministry at Spurgeon’s College. After graduating he took up his first post as a pioneer minister, planting a church on a new housing estate in Stafford.

Kevin’s passion is giving opportunities for everyone to hear the gospel and to know who Jesus is. He also has a pastoral heart, seeking to encourage everyone to know God better and to enhance their relationship with the only living God. Kevin’s desire is to encourage everyone to step out of their comfort zone and be willing to be used by God according to His will.

Kevin is pictured here with his wife, Wendy. They have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.

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Justine Wells - Deacon, Assistant Treasurer

Justine has been attending Crowthorne Baptist church since 1999. 

Her role started as a general deacon with no specific area of responsibility.  Justine has now settled into the role of Assistant Treasurer and is taking increasing responsibility for church finances.  She shares with the other members of the team in the leadership of the church and supporting other church activities.

Elaine Hood - Elder

Elaine has been attending CBC with husband, Philip, since 1989.  She has been involved with worship in church for many years, playing keyboard occasionally and leading services as a member of the Worship team.

Elaine aims to provide spiritual support for the Pastor and the fellowship.  She wants to encourage the prayer life of CBC to help to discover where God is leading us in our mission to the local community and the wider world.

Philip Hood
Philip Hood - Deacon, Administration

Philip has been attending CBC since 1989 and as Admin Team Leader is responsible
for making sure that things are in place to support the running of the
church and that we meet our legal requirements.

Alan Gravett - Deacon, General

Alan has been a part of the CBC family since 1983 and has held a number of different leadership roles during that time.  He was re-elected as a Deacon in April 2021.

Alan continues to serve Jesus within this family of God’s people and our community, using his musical gifts within the band and the Worship team. His heart is to share Jesus’ love, forgiveness and hope in these difficult times.