By Hayley Beckett on 12th July 2021
Following a robust appointing process and a strong call at the general meeting.
Eastern Baptist Association has the pleasure of announcing the appointment of two new Regional Ministers who will take up post later this year. (exact date to be confirmed).
Rev Gale Richards will be joining us on a part time basis.
Gale brings with her experience of church pastoral ministry, chaplaincy and local, regional, national and international engagement in Baptist Life.
Rev Claire Blatchford will be joining us as full time regional minister for the southern sector.
Claire brings with her experience of church pastoral ministry, Claire has a passion for people and churches to grow and develop spiritually to further the work of the kingdom.
We are very excited to have new members of the team and feel blessed with all they will add to the current gifts and skills present in the team.
Please pray for both Claire and Gale as they prepare to join the team.
9th September 2021
Are you ready for a rest? The past year has been one like no other and many of us are in need of a rest. During the Autumn, we will be running some days across the association that will allow a break where we can rest, recharge and reconnect with God. Each has a…
9th September 2021
The theme for the Gathering and the Week of Prayer is “Listening to the Voices”. Each day we will bring to you a recorded interview from a voice that sometimes is not heard and reflect on how as church communities we can be a place of welcome and sanctuary for…
10th February 2021
Since March 2020 the Eastern Baptist Association has been unable to provide face to face safeguarding training due to Coronavirus restrictions. The Baptist Union National Safeguarding team have now produced an Excellence in Safeguarding Update film. The film is a temporary measure until we are able to return to face-to-face…