VPBC is committed to team leadership. In addition to the Pastor there are currently seven Deacons who individually and corporately make a distinctive contribution.
Jane Thorington-Hassell, our pastor since 1985 has recently retired. We are very thankful for her years of faithful service. We are in the process of finding a new pastor with the help of a Moderator from the London Baptist Association.
Becky is married to Cephas and they have 3 children. Her key role is Church Secretary and her lead area is Welcome & Hospitality.
Hilary is a retired deputy head teacher. She is married to Neil and they have two sons. Her key role is Church Treasurer and her lead area is Finance.
Toks is a Solicitor Advocate who works alongside her husband Kehinde in the family law firm. They have 4 children. She assists with the 0-4 year olds during the Sunday services.
Bolaji is married to Wonu and they have 3 children. He believes in finding new ways to emphasise the church's relevance in a fast changing and dynamic society. His lead area is Social Media.
Liz is a practice nurse working in a local GP surgery. She is married to John and they have a daughter. Her lead area is Creative Worship.
Pauline works for a community development organisation. Her lead area is Events & Buildings Front of House.
John is a youth and community worker. He is married to Liz. His lead area is Youth and Children.
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