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Testwood Baptist Church Staff Team

MEET THE TEAM

Our church has so many great people that contribute in a variety of different ways. We recognise that each member plays an important role because God has made us unique with different skills and personalities. The church also has a dedicated Board of Trustees made up of Elders and Deacons

STAFF TEAM

Our highly skilled and passionate staff team work a variety of full-time and part-time hours throughout the week. If you want to get to get in touch, please contact the office. info@testwoodbaptist.org

Matt Huckle

Matt Huckle
Senior Pastor

Matt is married to Emma and they have three children, Jonah, Lucy and Ava. Matt likes football and supports Southampton Football Club. Matt has a passion for growing leaders and supporting the church as it steps into that which God has in store. Matt loves to preach and teach God’s word and has served at Testwood for over 10 years.

Jim Shepherd

Jim Shepherd
Associate Pastor

Jim is married to Jessica and they have two sons, Christian and Elijah. Jim loves to play guitar and write songs too. Jim loves encouraging musicians, singers and technicians to grow in their gifting and to be passionate about serving God. Jim supports Leicester City Football Club.

Hannah Shepherd

Hannah Shepherd
Community Pastor

Hannah is married to Jordan and they have a son called Caleb. Hannah loves talking to people and getting to know people’s stories. Hannah loves to study the Bible and talk about Jesus in a way that inspires, encourages and draws people to him. Hannah loves to eat ice-cream, watch football, and spend quality time with friends & family.

Scott Rushby

Scott Rushby
Youth Pastor

Scott is married to Sarah and they have a dog called Gulliver. Scott has a passion for God’s word and seeing young people grow in their walk with Jesus. Scott loves kayaking and golf and is always full of enthusiasm and energy.

Sarah John

Sarah John
Children's Pastor

Sarah is married to Paul and they have 3 children, Leah, Joel and Neve. Sarah is super creative and always has great ideas. Sarah knows how to teach God’s word in a way that children can really pick it up. Sarah especially loves coming up with great ideas for services (her favourite is Christmas nativities).

Kat Frowd

Kat Frowd
Children's Pastor

Kat is married to Jon and they have four daughters, Rose, Beth, Emily and Esther. Kat’s love of God is evident in the love she shows for her family and for others. She is a qualified teacher and loves maths. She loves to spend time playing and helping children to learn and she loves a good chat over a cup of tea.

Andy Gardiner

Andy Gardiner
Operations Manager

Andy is married to Jenny and they have been attending the church for many years. Andy knows where everything is. He has a keen eye for logistics and is able to skillfully keep a multitude of things running well. He and Jenny love to go camping in their trailer tent.

Nathan Parry

Nathan Parry
Operations Assistant

Nathan works with Andy and across other areas and ministries. “If you want something doing and doing well, he’s your man.” Nathan is multiskilled and always happy to support projects and initiatives. Nathan is a small group leader and also serves on the worship team. Nathan is a brilliant drummer and sound technician and such a blessing to the church family.

Megan Murray

Megan Murray
Pastoral Care Assistant

Megan has a pastoral heart and loves people. Megan often visits people and always makes sure that those who need encouragement, get it. Megan co-ordinates the pastoral care team and supports the important work of the small group leaders. Megan loves spending time with her grandchildren.

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