Faringdon Baptist Church


Senior Minister   -   Role Vacant


     Katie McNicholl   (Elder)

Katie was born in Kent and worked most of her life in sales. She has two daughters, now grown up, three grandchildren and moved to Faringdon in 2008.  Shortly after moving to Faringdon she joined Faringdon Baptist Church and gave her life to the Lord quite soon after that. She loved Faringdon and the surrounding area as she is a country girl at heart.                      

Richard  Richard Bolter    (Elder)


            Sharon Gerry ( Elder)

 Sharon moved to Faringdon as an infant in 1962 following which, she and her   family became part of FBC.   Sharon attended the local schools until 1978 when     she went up to Liverpool to train as an Occupational   Therapist, a profession that   she has pursued in the NHS throughout her working life. Sharon is married to Tim   and they have 3 grown up children and 4 lively Grandsons. Sharon and Tim have   been active members of FBC   since moving back to Faringdon in the mid eighties   and are committed to serving God and the local community.   Sharon enjoys lots of  creative activities, music, DIY , walking - gently, and more recently working on their   allotment. Her passion is to share the love of Jesus with the people around her.                                                                                                       

Mike Smedley  Treasurer

                                                                                                                                         Michael Smedley  (Treasurer and Deacon)

Michael originates from Swindon and has lived in Faringdon since the 1990’s. He has  been a member of the church since 1993 and is married Libby and has two grown up sons, Dan, married to Helen with a daughter Esther, and Josh, married to Ruth.

Michael is a Chartered Surveyor and Arbitrator specialising  in property and estate management and currently works for Thames Water, he is also a trustee of the Baptist  Building Fund.

Outside of work Michael enjoys cycling and running (slowly) and is a member of Gloucester Rugby club,          Email: office@faringdon-baptist.org        


            Dominic Bullock   (Deacon)

 Dominic has lived in Faringdon for over thirty years and has been coming   Faringdon Baptist Church just about as long. He works in Oxford as as a teacher   and he helps out in leading services and being a member of the worship team.  In   his spare time, he plays tennis and golf , and enjoys acting and writing.  He has a   grown-up daughter.                                                                                           



           Gemma Ashton  Church Secretary

  Gemma moved to Shrivenham in 2010 and shortly after started attending FBC.     She is happily married to Mark  and has 10 year old twin girls called Sophie and     Chloe.  Gemma works part-time as the Office Admin Coordinator for the Armed   Forces Christian Union.  Outside of work, she keeps busy running round after the children, baking cakes and attempting to keep fit!

Email: secretary@faringdon-baptist.org