who's who?

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staff team

Derek Page, Senior Minister

Derek is married to Carrie and they have three children. He grew up in the North East of England and became a Christian as a teenager. He worked in youth work in Edinburgh and Bournemouth. Derek trained at Moorlands College and Spurgeon's College, London, and has worked in the past with Saltmine Trust. He has been the Senior Minister at RBC since 1985. He enjoys music, walking, cooking and the ups and downs of following Newcastle United FC.

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Barry dore, assistant minister

Barry grew up in Ireland, but has been living in the UK for most of his adult life.  After attending an Alpha course, Barry became a committed Christian in his early 20s.  His previous career was in greenkeeping and sports turf maintenance.  Barry went on to train at London School of Theology and worked as an Assistant Minister at Park Street Baptist Church.  He joined RBC in September 2016.  Barry is married to Chrissie and has two children.  He enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, supporting Liverpool and watching real-life documentaries.

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Julie ledden, Pastoral Care manager

Julie is married to Mick, they have two teenage daughters and have been part of Ruislip Baptist Church since 2008. Julie’s role is to co-ordinate the pastoral care needs of the church and people from our local community who seek help and support from us. This involves being aware of any pastoral issues that people have and finding suitable and appropriate support for them - whether that is occasional, practical help or ongoing support to someone experiencing a difficult time in their life. Before starting her pastoral role at Ruislip Baptist Church, Julie worked as a biomedical scientist in clinical biochemistry and pharmaceutical research and development for 25+ years and has been one of the leaders in the Sparks Sunday group for children aged 5-7 years.

Helen Yarrow, Outreach Co-Ordinator

Helen is married to Tim, and they have three grown up children. She has been attending RBC for over 25 years and has helped lead our Holiday club for a number of years. Like Marie she initially joined the staff covering maternity leave.  As Outreach Resource coordinator her role is to develop opportunities to engage and reach out into our local community. 

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Gillian Rose, Administrator

Gillian is married to David and they have two children.  After completing a degree in Psychology she worked for a while in a HIV/AIDS centre in London before taking on the role of Administrator in July 2003.

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nikki latham, children youth & families team administrator / operations manager

Nikki is married to Tim and they have two teenage children. Nikki and Tim have been attending RBC for ten years, led our Girl Guiding groups at RBC, and was also part of the team leading Phase, our Sunday group for 11 - 16 year olds. 

Marie Dendy, Admin Assistant

Marie is married to Mark, they have two teenage daughters and have been part of Ruislip Baptist Church since 2003.  She gained a degree in Art and worked for a textile company, in retail and as a recruitment consultant before having her children. She initially joined the staff covering maternity leave in 2009 and since then has continued to work both voluntarily and paid in the church office. Her role is to assist Gillian in the office and with her support of the leadership team.

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Leadership team

We also have a team of deacons, elected by the church from amongst the membership. They lead the church alongside the minsters, providing oversight, direction and care. 

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Craig rowland
(Treasurer)
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(Church Secretary)
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claire bornman
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mick ledden
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tope oshowole
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neeraj soba
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duncan tuft​
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