The Leadership Team
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.
Justine Wells - Deacon, Treasurer
Justine has been attending Crowthorne Baptist church since 1999.
She was elected to the team in 2019 as a general deacon with no specific area of responsibility before assuming the role of Assistant Treasurer. At the AGM in 2022 she was elected to the full Treasurer role. Justine shares with the other members of the team in the leadership of the church and supporting other church activities.
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!
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.
Ian Burrow - Deacon
Ian has been a member of CBC since 1983 and has been Church Secretary, Treasurer and a Deacon. Having successfully passed on the job of Treasurer, Ian is pleased to be taking a more general leadership role. He is looking forward to working with Kevin and the rest of the team to move the church onward as we seek to make best use of our new building in the post-covid era
Matt Patterson - Deacon
Matt started attending CBC with his wife, Abigail, just before the first Covid lockdown in 2020. They both became members in 2022 and Matt was elected to join the Leadership Team the same year.
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 - 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.