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

Meet the Team

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 […]

Malcolm Rickson

Malcolm is a former senior Civil Servant and became Church Secretary in 2015. He is married to Hilary and they have two daughters and two grandchildren. He is an active member of Gideons International, enjoys watching cricket and is fascinated by medieval history.

Alan Culverhouse

Alan is married to Bridget and works locally as an aerospace engineer, specialising in stress…the mechanical sort! He led a home group before taking on the role of church treasurer. He is also a Trustee of Christchurch Baldock.  He enjoys playing tennis in his spare time. If you would like to contribute financially to supporting […]

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.

Ashley Croft

Ashley is a Trustee of Christchurch Baldock and heads up the Wednesday night home group. Ashley is married to Chris and they have 3 children and 2 grandsons. Ashley became a Christian at 35 and is currently the Group Supply Chain Director of a locally based national tyre business. Ashley enjoys motorhome holidays, kite flying, […]

Jonathan Boylett

Jonathan has spent the last thirty years working for H M Revenue and Customs in various roles ranging from customer service to front-line compliance. Jonathan assists Alan the Church Treasurer with the financial reporting and on Sunday’s Jonathan helps organise the setting up of our two venues for our morning and evening services.

Becky Briant

Becky juggles part-time work as a University Lecturer in London with bringing up two children and serving at Christchurch, which has been home since 2004. She co-runs a home group with her husband and has dabbled in childrens and youth work. Becky’s favourite time of year at Christchurch is the children’s holiday club, when the […]