Leadership team

Under Christ we are led by a team of elders and deacons

Paul Kosciecha

Paul Kosciecha

Pastor / Elder

Paul is the main preacher and teacher at Whittlesey Baptist Church. Along with the other elders he is responsible for the overall vision and direction of the church as well as pastoral support.

He is married to Anita and they have 3 sons, and 1 daughter. In his spare time Paul enjoys playing music, walking and anything to do with technology.

Graham Abblitt

Graham Abblitt

Elder

Graham is our longest serving Elder and has also been the church Treasurer since book keeping began!

He’s married to Kathleen and runs his own Accountancy practice for a living.

Roger Brand

Roger Brand

Elder

Roger is one of our elders and shares in the responsibility for the leadership in the church. He particularly works among older friends in the church and senior friends in the local residential homes.

Roger is married to Gwen and they have three grown up children plus three lovely grand daughters. They have lived in Whittlesey for 45 years. He’s involved in agriculture in his day time work and enjoys if spare time allows gardening  and outside things. Roger holds a dream of flying in a Lancaster or Spitfire one day.

Steve Philpott

Steve Philpott

Elder

Steve is one of the team of elders responsible for leading, teaching and pastoring the church.  He works for an engineering company in Peterborough and has lived in Whittlesey since 2004.

Steve is married to Miriam and they have 3 boys.  He loves time with his family and being active outdoors.

Ray Baxter

Ray Baxter

Deacon (Buildings)

Ray has served the church in the capacity of a Deacon for over 14 years. His primary focus of responsibility is the church property and all that is required to continue its use and function.

His day job is IT Management. He is married to Judith, and they have 4 children and a dog. Spare time is rare, but he enjoys the occasional game of golf.

Andrew Gray

Andrew Gray

Deacon (Publicity & Technology)

Andrew deals with all the publicity and technology requirements of the church. As well as contributing as one of the guitar players during services.

He runs his own business specializing in the provision of website analytics and is married to Kathryn.

Jonny Wicks

Jonny Wicks

Deacon (Children & Youth Work)

Jonny coordinates all the children and youth work activities of the church as well as lead the weekly Bible Class on a Sunday morning for the teenagers.

He is married to Rachel and they have two young boys who keep them very busy.