One of the pictures God uses to describe the church is that of a body - it's made up of lots of different parts which work together for the good of the whole.
With the Lord Jesus as the 'head' of our church, these are some of the people that make up the rest of 'the body' here at CBC. Click on the pictures below to find out more.
Will works full-time for the church as a minister. Will is married to Vicky, and they have two primary-age children. Before moving to Cuckfield in 2016, they lived in St Albans, where Will used to work as a secondary school music teacher. Will trained for ministry at the Cornhill Training Course and then at Oak Hill Theological College whilst serving at Spicer Street Church. Will was born and raised in West Sussex, and is a keen musician and sportsman.
Mark is married to Debbie. They met at University in Liverpool, and married shortly after graduating. They have two children and moved to Cuckfield in 2008. Mark works as an actuary, follows sport when he can, and enjoys reading.
Jon is married to Rachel and they have two grown-up children. Jon spends half his week as the staff elder responsible for the operations of the church, as well as doing other pastoral ministry. He is also involved in helping churches and Christian charities across the UK with his property consultancy, 'Mustard Seed Hub'. He enjoys watching live sport and skiing with his family.
Jen works as our part-time administrator. She is married to Mike, and they have two children.
Rachel works part-time (3 days a week) as our the Women & Families worker. As part of this, she runs ladies Bible studies, teaches the children on Sundays, and heads up our midweek Toddler Group. She is married to Jon, and they have two grown-up children.
Debbie is one of our Women & Families workers (working 3 days a week), as well as being our safeguarding officer. She is married to Mark, and they have 2 grown up children.
Vicky is married to Will, and she heads up the Sunday School (Explorers and Diggers), as well as helping to facilitate the Creche.
Evan is one of our deacons, and heads up the practical upkeep of the outside parts of our premises. He is married to Janet, and they have 3 grown up children.
Andrew is one of our deacons, and heads up the practical upkeep of our premises. He has lived in the village for decades, and serves as a local parish councillor.
Charles serves as one of our deacons, and serves on our finance team. He is married to Sheila.
Hedley serves as one of our deacons, and helps to lead the welcome team. He also serves on the finance team. He is married to Anne, and they have 3 grown up children.
Anne helps to lead the welcome team. She is married to Hedley, and they have 3 grown up children.
Sue helps to lead the Creche on Sundays.
Sandra helps to lead the care team. She is married to Peter, and they have 3 grown up children.
Keith helps to lead the care team. He is married to Jill.
Ray leads the AV team. He is married to Mim.
Sheila heads up the refreshments team & helps to lead the Friday Coffee mornings. She is married to Charles.