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Go to Safeguarding training courses 2019

Safeguarding training courses 2019

Follow this link to see all our Safeguarding Training Courses for this year and to book your place.

Go to Big Life Cymru Weekend , 22nd-23rd March 2019

Big Life Cymru Weekend , 22nd-23rd March 2019

Seeking a deeper call to discipleship and disciple making? Why not come along to this missional training event and learn about the Big Life movement happening global.

Go to Call to prayer

Call to prayer

The joint moderators call you to join in prayer for appointments to the new regional team.

Safeguarding Training Dates are now available for 2019. Want to be considered as a Host Church?

How We Help

There are a number of ways in which the Association Team can help churches
Growing healthy churches in relationship for God’s mission

The Regional Team are based in Cardiff at the South Wales Baptist College. The team aim to serve the churches in their mission and support the ministers and leadership teams across the region.

  • including church building and legal advice as well as ministries and settlement. Find out more...

  • As Baptists we take the safety of our children and adults at risk very seriously, that's why we offer bespoke training to our Association Churches. Find out more...

  • through Home Mission grant applications. Find out more on our Grants page.

  • Coming alongside your church to help you achieve and seek your missional vision. See more on our Mission Area.

Association TEAM

Our Admin staff and Regional Ministers are here to help and support your church

REVD Nick Bradshaw

Association Team Leader
nick@swbabugb.org.uk
Nick has worked for the Association since 2003. He helps churches and a ministers find each other (settlement). He liaises with the other Associations, BUW and Senior Management at Baptists Together.

MRS KAREN KANEEN

Association Administrator
karen@swbabugb.org.uk
Karen provides administrative support and is the main liaison person between the Churches and the Association Team.

Revd Carl Gidney

Part-time Regional Minister
carl@swbabugb.org.uk
Carl joined the Association team in 2016. He leads in Mission Consultancy. Meeting with churches, he helps to encourage vision and gives practical advice to churches who want to develop mission activity.

Revd Tim Daniel

Part-time Regional Minister
tim@swbabugb.org.uk
Tim joined the Association team in 2016. He leads in Grants and church closures. Meeting with churches, he helps to see where financial support is needed and guides churches through the grant application process.

Revd Susan Stevenson

Full-time Regional Minister
susan@swbabugb.org.uk
Susan joined the Association team in 2016. She leads in pastoral care and connecting churches together. Meeting with Ministers, Susan identifies Pastoral and Ministerial needs as well as oversees Ministerial Recognition and Newly Accredited MInisters.

Mr Tony Naudi

Association Treasurer
tony@swbabugb.org.uk
Tony is the Association’s current Treasurer, now in his second term he is responsible for the finances and carrying out the financial decisions for the Association.

Miss Patricia Wiltshire

Safeguarding Lead
patricia@swbabugb.org.uk
Tricia is currently our Safeguarding lead, dealing with safeguarding policy and issues for our churches and the Association. She also trains churches in Safeguarding.

REVD DR GRAHAM WATTS AND REVD PETER IDRIS TAYLOR

Joint Association Moderators
The Moderators for the Association also chair the Board of Trustees meetings.

Thinking about closing your church? Before you make a decision it is vital you get in touch with us. To find out more click the Church Closure Info button.

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