Jonathan Morley

Jonathan is the minister of Sutton Elms Baptist Church. Moving here in September 2016 from Retford where both Jonathan and his wife, Rachel, served on the leadership team of The Well Retford Baptist Church. They have two lovely and lively children, Joseph and Lydia. Jonathan is an inspiring preacher with a passion for the presence of God and seeing people…

Linda Barker

I was brought up in Cape Town and after living in various places in Africa and the Middle East came to England 22 years ago. I became a Christian when my daughter was two years old and have..

Broughton Astley

Mat Sheffield

Mat is our full-time Family Worker. He leads the team that run the monthly Family Services and Explore Together, and is involved in many other projects involving youth and working with families. As well developing the more family friendly events of the church Mat is keen to give a voice to children and young people,…

David Herbert

Dave returned to serve as a deacon in 2017 and took over the role as treasurer. Dave was born in Countesthorpe into a Methodist home and was baptised at Sutton in August 86. He is married to Jill and they have grown-up children and also grandchildren. Dave is now retired but keeps very active!

Roy Smith

Roy was born and brought up in the West Midlands, in a Black Country town near Wolverhampton.  During that time he made a public profession of faith when he was confirmed at the age of 12 in the Church of England.  Eventually he came to Leicester as a student and stayed on.  Roy is now retired but worked…

Heather Harris

Heather grew up in Northern Ireland and moved to Cardiff to study at 18.  It was there she met Dave, her husband. They have two girls.  Heather became a Christian in her teens and was involved in Youth and Children’s Work in a number of churches prior to their moving to Broughton Astley as a…


Chris Hubbard

Chris is one of our longest serving deacons. He is married to Rachel and they live in Broughton. Chris brings both experience and capability to the role including on the practical side chairing the premises team and taking the lead on health and safety.

Mark Wagstaff

Mark joined the deacons in April 2016. As well as a keen interest in sharing the Good News of Jesus, and taking the lead with the restaurant guest meals, Mark is deacon lead on the redevelopment project team.