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Rev Dr Edward Pillar

Revd Dr Edward Pillar (Minister), has been in ministry for over 30 years, leading the Church here in Evesham since 1995.
He holds a PhD in Biblical Studies and is a recognised New Testament scholar. He is also a Trustee of the Heart of England Baptist Association. He is a Community Governor at Prince Henry’s High School having served as vice-chair to Swan Lane First School and Chair of a St. Egwin’s Middle School. He is the Chair of Trustees of Evesham Street Pastors and Evesham Vale Welcome Refugees.
Edward is married to Sarah who is one of the Overseers of the Northumbria Community. They have two children. Edward copes with the suffering induced as a supporter of Aston Villa by going on long walks.


Tracey Allan is Church Secretary and also serves as Treasurer. Tracey holds a PhD in Maths, serves as Clerk to school governors and is an administrator at St. Egwin‘s Middle School in Evesham.

Andy Foster (Deacon)

Andy Foster (Deacon) is a widely-experienced administrator who has run a small business, has a BA(Hons) in Communication Media and works in supported living in the local community. He is an accomplished musician and plays the keyboards, violin and guitar.
Andy’s favourite sitcom is Cheers, his best friend is his dog and he drinks far too much Pepsi Max when stressed. To his credit he supports Cheltenham Town who got promoted this season.

Derek Markie (Deacon)

Derek Markie (Deacon) is retired chemical engineer, latterly a self-employed consultant to industrial, commercial, faith, voluntary and government sectors.  He continues to volunteer with Street Pastors and Citizens Advice and is a member of a Community Choir, Amateur Strings Orchestra and two U3A Groups.
Derek convenes the Building Team and undertakes external fund-raising for the new church building. He currently organises the Covid-safe seating plans for church worship on Sundays.
Derek is married with two daughters and one grandson.

Graham Wells (Deacon)

Graham Wells (Deacon) is a retired languages teacher and continues to volunteer as a translator for a Christian charity, as a Street Pastor patrol leader, and a National Trust guide. Graham’s responsibilities are for church activities, prayer and pastoral care.
Graham has two grown-up sons, one local and one in Anglesey – and two grandsons, so never a dull moment!