Leaders

Reverend Chris Johnson

Chris was inducted as Pastor in May 2015. His primary roles are preaching, teaching and pastoral care. He also encourages and supports the large group of other leaders who make church happen.

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Lynne Johnson

Lynne has been married to Chris for over 30 years. She became a christian at Girl’s Brigade camp at the age of 11 and was baptised at Billericay Baptist church when she was 13. She works alongside Chris in the ministry and helps run Gravity – the Sunday night Youth group. Her real heart for worship is to create a space for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to meet with God. Lynne is a great believer in the transforming power of the presence of God in worship.

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Susan Norris-Roberts

Susan currently serves the church as an elder. She moved to the village in 2002 but has happy childhood memories of spending long hot summers in Burwell with her grandparents and wider family.

She became a member of the church in 2002 and was married to Pete in the chapel in 2009. She loves to encourage people and to see them reach their full potential. She also likes spending time with her grown-up boys, going for long walks in the countryside and dabbling in a bit of gardening.

Susan leads services and is developing a preaching ministry (much to her own surprise).

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Barry Canning

Barry, serves as an elder at the church. Barry has a heart for pastoral care and the furtherance of God’s Kingdom through one to one relationships and small group ministry.

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Trevor Wick

Trevor currently serves the church as a deacon. Trevor is married to Shona (who runs Good News Club at the church) and they celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in March 2016. He took early retirement from the Civil Service in June 2016 to help with family matters, has 2 grown up daughters, a grandson and a granddaughter. Trevor also does volunteer work as a Town Pastor in Newmarket on Saturday nights.

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Paul Baxter

Paul serves as our treasurer, our Baptist Home Mission and Baptist Missionary Society representative and one of our in house photographers!

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Kath Robinson

Kath, currently serves the church as a deacon. She has lived in the village for 8+ years, she became a member a couple of years ago and was baptised in 2017. She is married to Pete and they have two grown up children. She uses her artistic skills to support worship and outreach and occasionally preaches. She has a passion for prayer for healing in its various forms.

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Anthony Cobbold

Ant, currently serves the church as a deacon. He was born and brought up in Stanningfield, a small village, just outside Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk but has lived in the village since 1996. He was baptised at Bradfield and Rougham Baptist Church in 1983 aged 17. He became a member of Burwell Baptist Church around 2009. He has two daughters and a son. He uses his practical skills around the church building and grounds, leads services and helps organise men’s meetings . He is a keen supporter of Manchester United and still plays football in Burwell.

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Ricky Dolphin

Ricky has been at Burwell Baptist for about 12 years and lived in Burwell for 25 years. He is married to Vanessa and they have two teenage children. He is passionate about changing lives for the better and joined the church to make a difference in the community where he lives. Ricky helps at Gravity […]

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James Webb

James has been a member for many years, he won’t admit how many, but he was baptised here in 1982. He is married to Karen and they have two grown up children. He has passion for seeing men, women and children reach their full potential in God.

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