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Our Minister

Mike has been our minister since July 2020.

Hi, I’m Michael, Mike for short, the community Minister at the Baptist Church here in Long Eaton.

I moved to Long Eaton in July 2020 from Calverton in Nottinghamshire, where I had lived and ministered for the past 12 years. Prior to that I lived in South Wales, where I was born.


I left work in 2008 to go to Theology College in Cardiff. Before that I worked for 20 years in industry, first as a technician, then an engineer and lastly as a technical buyer.

I grew up as an atheist, becoming a follower of Christ at the age of 26 years. You can read my testimony on our testimonies page if you’re interested.


So what do I do?

As well as a Minister I serve the community of Long Eaton in any way I can. At the moment that means offering pastoral support to people, giving them the opportunity to talk things through, helping them where I can. Very often that means working in partnership with other churches, the council and schools. 

Then of course, there’s the preaching which I do in church on a Sunday.


I must admit, I love my job and the people I meet.    

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