who's who?

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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Jill Durn, Pastoral Co-Ordinator

Jill's role is to co-ordinate the pastoral care needs in the church.  This means being aware of any issues that people have and then finding suitable people who can help them - be it occasional, practical help or the on-going support of someone who is experiencing a difficult time in their life.  Jill is married with 3 children.  Before being a full-time mum, Jill studied Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London and then worked in market research. She joined the staff team as Pastoral Care Co-ordinator in September 2016.

Helen Yarrow, Outreach Resource 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.

helen smith, Children's ministry co-ordinator

Helen is married to Brian and they have four grown up children, Helen has been co-leading Sparks, one of our kid's groups, for a number of years, and has taken on this part-time role, co-ordinating our Sunday children's work, whilst we seek to recruit a new children's worker.

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nikki latham, youth ministry co-ordinator

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.  She has taken on this part-time role, whilst we seek to recruit a new youth worker.

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. Whilst we seek to recruit new Children and Youth workers, Marie has taken on the additional role of Children & Youth Admin Support, which will involve liaising with and supporting Helen and Nikki, and being responsible for our Children and Youth publicity, communications and social media.

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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)
roy bawden
(Church Secretary)
john bawden
claire bornman
emily chong
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angela davies
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chris gardner
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andy ingram
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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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helen yarrow