Lead Pastor - Malcolm Duncan
In June 2010 the church called Malcolm Duncan to be our Lead Pastor; Malcolm's induction service was on September 18th of the same year. Malcolm is passionate about the importance of Christians being "good news people" and about the importance of preaching, service, advocacy, prayer and partnership so that followers of Jesus can be effective in changing the world. Malcolm is married to Debbie, a Nurse Practitioner. They have four wonderful children - Matthew, Benjamin, Anna & Riodhna.
Church Life Pastor - James Simmons
James is responsible for our "Life-Stages" Ministry, and thus oversees and coordinates all our ministries for the very young through to those in their senior years. James is married to Helen and has two young children - Sophie and Joshua.
Pastor - Stephen Walker-Williams
Stephen became a Pastor at Gold Hill in September 2013. He has a passion for sharing Jesus and seeing Jesus change people’s lives. As part of his role as Missional Life Pastor he heads up Hope Community Church, which meets in a local school. He is married to Nicki and they have two daughters, Myla and Kaira. Prior to joining the staff team Stephen was the Deputy Head at a local junior school. He is a trustee of a charity that helps children recover from trauma and enjoys running marathons (very slowly).
Pastor - Jackie Buie
Jackie joined the eldership team in 2013 and took on the role as a staff member as the Pastoral Team Leader. Within this role Jackie aims, along with the pastoral care team to facilitate the best support we can give to all the members of the church, especially when they are going through periods of difficulty in their lives. As a professional counsellor she is also involved with the 'Hope Christian Counselling Service' which has 6 qualified counsellors and offers counselling to those inside and outside the church community. Jackie is currently studying at Regents Park Oxford to become a fully accredited Baptist minister. None of this would be possible without the support of her husband Andy who works with Wycliffe Bible Translators.
Pastor - Dave Criddle
Dave became one of the Pastors at Gold Hill in September 2014. Dave is our Discipleship and Teaching Pastor, responsible for all of the ways we aim to help people to grow in their understanding of Jesus, deepen their relationship with Jesus and strengthen the ways they can serve Jesus and help to build His Kingdom. In particular, Dave is the director of our School of Discipleship. Dave is getting married to the wonderful Natalie, and enjoys sailing, good food and getting out on his unicycle.