A friendly and inclusive church, firmly rooted in God’s Word and faith in Jesus Christ as our Saviour.

Staff and Elders

Chris Jenkins

Chris is married to Becca and they have three children in secondary school. Chris attended Oxford and Cambridge universities and spent some time training to be a professional singer. He is also a supporter of the Ospreys and Wales Rugby teams. His great passion is teaching the Bible in a contemporary way. In church life […]

Bernard Palmer

Bernard trained as a doctor at Cambridge University and the London Hospital and later became the Senior Surgeon at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage. In 2000 he and Dr Tom Holland established Christchurch Baldock as many felt North Herts had a need for a contemporary Bible teaching church with a focus on evangelism, families and young […]

Paul Dutton

Paul joined Christchurch Baldock in September 2015 having served as an Associate Minister at an Anglican church in Surrey for 4 years. He is responsible for our young adults’ group and shares in the leadership, teaching and preaching at Christchurch. Paul and his family have enjoyed becoming part of the Christchurch family and experiencing the warmth […]

Simon Poole

Simon joined the staff team in 2015. He previously worked with Christians in Sport helping sports players to share the gospel with their teammates. He is a keen sports player. His role involves serving in the church’s youth groups, teaching the Bible, encouraging evangelism and representing Christ in the community. Alongside working in the church […]

Bridget Culverhouse

Bridget is married to Alan.  They have two children and four grandchildren! Bridget was a primary school teacher for many years before taking on the role of Church Administrator. Her other roles include teaching the 3-5s in ‘Scramblers’ and helping to lead at the Ladies Monday Morning Home Group.

Becca Jenkins

Becca is married to Chris and joined the team in September 2007. Alongside raising three teenage children, Becca’s role includes working with children and families, teaching and pastoring women, co-ordinating music and supporting Chris’s ministry through hospitality. One of her favourite things about Christchurch is the way in which people care for each other and […]