"To know Jesus and to make Him known"
Everyone has a role to play at Albany Park. Those with lead responsibilities are shown below.
Rev'd Craig Downes Bth (Hons) MA (Theology) is our Pastor. He has had a varied career prior to his call to Ministry, including hotel management, opera singing, conductor/director of the Chepstow Musical Youth Theatre and manager of an ecumenical coffee/book shop. He graduated from Spurgeon's College and in 2016 completed his Master's in Advanced Christian Studies. Craig served on the Ministry Team at Chepstow Baptist Church from 2003 until being called to formal Ministry as Minister in Training at Enfield Baptist Church.
The Deacons are elected by the membership and support the Minister in the administrative and spiritual leadership of the church.
David Keep is the Church Secretary. Currently Company Secretary for the Docklands Light Railway, David has served as a Sunday School Teacher and is a visitor for BU Mission grants.
Sarah Graham is Church Treasurer and is also responsible for Mission within the Church. In addition to her caring role at home, she works part-time for the Christian housing charity ACHAL
Darren Armitage works as a delivery driver for a living. Darren has taken on responsibility for organising the prayer life of the church and welcomes any prayer requests. Just use our contact form.
Carole Farley is a former young person's social worker she works for Christian Resources in Bexley Schools (CRIBS) helping to bring the gospel message to children in local schools. She is a regular visitor to Hurst Primary School, Royal Park School and Old Bexley CofE Primary School where she participates in assemblies and RE lessons.
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