Our Team

Community Church is based in Essex. We have a heart to be a church that not only shows love to each other but that demonstrates God’s love and grace to our communities.

Eldership Team

David Bareham

All Locations

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David Bareham

Elder for all Locations

David was part of the original team that planted the church in 1996, and has been in leadership ever since. His passion is to see many people saved and become disciples of Jesus so that there will be transformation in our communities, the kingdom will advance, and the church will grow. David also oversees the South Essex Cluster for Relational Mission. David is married to Anita and has 3 grown up children.

Malcolm Sullivan

Basildon

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Malcolm Sullivan

Dean Baker

Basildon

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Dean Baker

Peter Lawton

Basildon

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Peter Lawton

Elder

Joseph Danquah

Chadwell St. Mary

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Joseph Danquah

Carlton Walters

Chafford Hundred

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Carlton Walters

Tolu Falase

Chafford Hundred

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Tolu Falase

Tope Olukemi

South Ockendon

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Tope Olukemi

Staff Team

Sharon Bartels

Administrator

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Sharon Bartels

Administrator

Susie White

Financial Administrator

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Susie White

Financial Administrator

Deborah Hendrey

Pastoral Care

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Deborah Hendrey

Pastoral Care

Kirstie Diver

Children’s Work Lead

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Kirstie Diver

Children’s Work Lead

Gbenga Bamidele

Youth Work Lead

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Gbenga Bamidele

Youth Work Lead

Lorretta Balogun

Youth Worker

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Lorretta Balogun

Youth Worker

Joshua La-Page

Youth Work Student

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Joshua La-Page

Youth Work Student

Bethel Mame

Youth work

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Bethel Mame

Youth work

Elle Knight

180 Project Manager

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Elle Knight

180 Project Manager

Lydia Robinson

180 Project Family Support

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Lydia Robinson

180 Project Family Support

Kat Fisher

Thurrock Lunch Club Co-ordinator and School Youth Worker

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Kat Fisher

Thurrock Lunch Club Co-ordinator and School Youth Worker

Trustees

David Bareham

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David Bareham

David was part of the original team that planted the church in 1996, and has been in leadership ever since. His passion is to see many people saved and become disciples of Jesus so that there will be transformation in our communities, the kingdom will advance, and the church will grow. David also oversees the South Essex Cluster for Relational Mission. David is married to Anita and has 3 grown up children.

Gloria Walters

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Gloria Walters

Chris Coles

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Chris Coles

Joan Morgan

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Joan Morgan

Sam Raj

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Sam Raj