Church Leadership

Please find below some information about our Ministers and Deacons


Simon Hudson (Senior Pastor): Simon has been the pastor here since 2011. He is married to Lynda and they have three children.


Esther Mason (Minister-in-Training): Esther, along with husband Phil and their three children, has been part of WBC for many years. In September 2014 the church affirmed her call to train for pastoral ministry and a year later she was inducted as our Minister-in-Training.

Rachel Tole   Rachel Tole (Church Secretary): Rachel works for the Baptist Union and is the author of "Nothing Spiritual about Chaos" - a book about church administration. She, and husband David, joined WBC in 2007 following a move from Nottingham. They have two grown-up children who live in Liverpool and San Francisco.  
Nick Chancellor   Nick Chancellor (Deacon overseeing communication): Nick has been a member of WBC since 2011 and became a Deacon in 2014. He is married to Rachel and commutes to church from the nearby village of Blewbury.
George Levy   George Levy (Deacon responsible for building and fabric issues): George is married to Kathryn with three children. His day job is concerned with creating mathematical models to estimate energy risk - including wind and solar. Hobbies include history, science and DIY.
Connor Mulholland 2   Connor Mulholland (Deacon overseeing Life-Groups): Connor and his wife Sandra moved here from Belfast in 2011. He served with BMS World Mission in the late 1960s, is a retired Medic and fan of Tom Wright. Concerns: People, the Persecuted Church and the Planet.
Gale Parlett 2  

Gale Parlett (Deacon overseeing hospitality): Gale is a wife, mother and grandmother who was born in Eire. She came to faith aged 18 and was baptised in Germany whilst serving in a military hospital. She has been a member of WBC for over 30 years and her passions are "prayer and to see God's people reach their full potential in him."

Wendy Bridge (Church Treasurer):