Rev Barry Cheesman

Barry Cheesman joined the Church as our Pastor in April 2014 and lives in neighbouring Witham. Before entering Christian ministry, he went to work at Lloyds of London straight from school. He left to go to Bible College in 1980. He has previously served churches in Buckinghamshire (9years) and Ilford,...

Catherine Saunders

Catherine has been a member of BBC since 2001. She is married to Tim. They have a daughter, Abigail (9), who keeps them on their toes! Catherine is the Church Treasurer.

Barry Rix

Married with two grown up children, I run my own business, working in electrical inspection & testing. I support Tottenham Hotspur FC, and am a life long Doctor Who fan. Having recently moved from Chelmsford, Braintree Baptist Church has been my spiritual home for three years where I am the...

Heather Cartwright

Heather is married to Ben with three grown-up children, she works in a local doctor’s surgery and has a gift for making people feel welcome!

Judith Yaxley

Judith is married to David and has lived and worshipped in Braintree for many years. She fulfils a number of roles but principally has oversight of day-to-day pastoral care in the Church.

Caroline Luetchford

Caroline is married to Vince and lives and works locally. She has been a volunteer with the Homestart Charity for many years and leads our Quest Group on a Saturday.

Pastor Chris Farmer

Chris is married to Kate and has 3 young children. They have recently moved from Histon Baptist Church, Cambridgeshire¬†where Chris served as a full-time youth worker. Chris studies part time at Spurgeon’s College in South London as well as serving as Co-Pastor here in Braintree.