Lead Minister: James Chapman
James has been at CRB since 2010, first as Associate Minister and since 2014 as Lead Minister. Previously he was minister at Newthorpe Baptist Church, near Nottingham. Before his ordination as a Baptist minister, he had experience in social work and business management.
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Assistant Pastor: John Maison
John was previously the pastor of the Berean Baptist Temple, and minister-in-training with us last year, whilst studying at St Barnabas Theological Centre. He has experience in Church planting as presiding elder with the Church of Pentecost. John is working part time helping to coordinate cross-cultural relationships in the Church and integrate new members.
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Young People and Families Pastor: Tony Harris
Tony has now joined the team at CRB and is very much looking forward to navigating his way around Sheffield and indeed South Yorkshire as well as getting to know the church and members and of course the young people. He is a passionate sports and Rugby fan. He describes himself as a “manic southerner heading north with a head full of ideas and a belly full of laughs.” No one is contradicting that definition. Tony is a family man with a beautiful wife (Sarah) and 3 adorable boys (Euan 9, Nate 4 and Cody 2).
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Carol Moore is the Church Secretary. Carol coordinates the ‘behind the scenes’ work of the Church, having a good overview of Church life and the minsters’ diaries. She is on the Executive Group of the Yorkshire Baptist Association, and a coordinator of the BME Women Ministers Network. As a member of the Network Carol is privileged to be part of a joint mission to South Africa in May 2017, along with BME Methodist women ministers. When not involved in Church related matters, she is a health visitor and on a fast-learning curve in grandparenthood.
Lizzy Levy is our Church administrator. She works on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Her ‘off-time’ is spent organising three teenage children, pursuing an interest in art, and coaching athletics. She is a full-time mum to one very lively dog.
Steve and Karen Knox are our Caretakers.
Steve was previously a plate maker for the press at the Sheffield Star, and has a passion for the exploits of the blue and white half of the city. Karen formerly worked as a customer service manager for McDonalds, and now retired from road running manages Steve and their two children.