Staff and Leadership


Jack Jack Walker is our Lead Pastor. He took over the leadership of NPBC in 2013. He is married to Jill and they have two grown-up children.



Angela 100 Angela Gordon is a member of the Pastoral Care team, currently serving as an Elder with responsibility for Welcome, Pastoral Care and Church Membership, and has been involved with pastoral work at NPBC for more than 20 years. Angela is a retired teacher, married to John and has three grown up children.
Chris 100 Chris Row (Chair of the Trustees), along with his wife, has been a member of the church for over 30 years, and for most of that time he has been a Deacon or an Elder. A retired magistrate and HR Manager, Chris is a governor of a local ecumenical primary school and enjoys theatre. film and music concerts. He and Linda have two married sons and five grandchildren, all of whom live in Newport Pagnell.
No Photo - Leader Dick Parris came to NPBC in 2011 having previously worshipped in Leighton Buzzard. He moved from Bushey to Newport Pagnell in 1968 with his wife and three young children and now lives in Downs Barn.  He and Lin spent seven years living on a canal narrowboat, when he discovered Christ and committed himself to Him. Dick has worked in IT since 1965 and is still an examiner for the British Computer Society. He and Lin have three children, four grandsons and two great-grandchildren. When time permits Dick is a keen railway modeller.
Ruth 100 Ruth Holmwood oversees the youth work in the church alongside Natasha Wood. She is Senior Assistant Headteacher at St. Paul's Catholic School in Milton Keynes, is married to Chris and has two children.



Andy 100 Andy Brown joined the leadership team as a deacon in 2013. He currently has responsibility for our premises, Lovat Hall. Before retiring from full time work, Andy was a Senior Manager with the NHS. Andy is married to Janet and has two grown-up children.
Keith Bedford Keith Bedford heads up our communications team and as such, has responsibility for our publications and website. Keith has retired from work but for 40 years worked in the pharmaceutical industry. Keith is married to Barbara and has two grown up children
Lisa 100 Lisa Huckle joined our deaconate team in 2013. Lisa has a passion for Mission and has oversight of the mission activities within NPBC. During the week Lisa works at World Vision in Milton Keynes.
Roy 100 Roy Taylor joined has been part of NPBC for many years, having moved to Newport Pagnell from Preston in Lancashire. Roy joined the Diaconate team in 2012 and is currently our Treasuer. For his 'day job', Roy works in the IT Industry as a Project Manager. He is married to Liz and has two grown-up daughters.



David 100 David Wright is our Administrator. David looks after our office and tries to keep us all organised. If David doesn't have the answer then we're all in trouble. David also heads up our Boys' Brigade. Originally from Scotland, David made the south to Newport Pagnell many years ago but still follows Rangers.
Gail 100 Gail Frost has been helping us to keep Lovat Hall clean and tidy for many years; not an easy job given the number of people we welcome each week. Gail works tirelessly for us at NPBC and welcomes everyone with a warm smile.
Tim 100 Tim Pring is our hard working site assistant. He is an important part of Lovat Hall team and works hard to make sure each user group had what they need when they use our busy building.