Who’s Who?

This page shows an overview of some of the people you might meet when you visit us. Use the groups drop down on the right to restrict your view to each group.

Revd Steve Millard

Steve started his ministry at ABC as joint pastor with Rev’d Dr Paul Goodliff, both starting ministry here in June 2015. ABC is Steve’s first Baptist church as a minister, but he has pastored another church and been very involved in church leadership for as long as he can remember. Since the end of June 2018 he has been flying solo as Paul left us to take up the post of General Secretary of Churches Together in England. Steve’s background began in…

Revd Ian Millgate

Ian is a retired Baptist minister who was trained at Spurgeon’s College in London before serving in three churches in Bristol, Birmingham and Gloucestershire between 1977 and 1990. He then joined the national staff of the Baptist Union in Didcot where he worked until 2018 and used the administrative skills he now tries to bring to this role. During that time he also served for over six years as pastor of the nearby chapel in Marcham. He enjoys cooking, reading,…

Adam Millgate

Adam has been a member of ABC since 2008 and can usually be found operating the Audio/Visual console at the back of the church on a Sunday morning. He has been IT Manager at the church since 2016. Adam has worked in IT since 2005 when he came out of the British Army where he had been for 6 years as a Systems Engineering Technician in the Royal Corps of Signals. He now works for Renault F1 Team as a…

Samantha Bowring

Alan Fisher

Jill Millgate

Jill is married to Ian, a retired Baptist minister, and together they served in three churches. Jill was brought up in a Methodist church; at 16 she went with friends to a Congregational church, which then became a United Reformed Church where she became a member and worked in the Junior Church, and was Assistant Cub Scout Leader. Later she started attending Tyndale Baptist Church in Bristol, where she was baptised and became a member. Here she started up a…

Christine Cairns

Helen Edwards

Dorothy Field

I have been a long standing member of ABC and have undertaken various roles over the years. Currently I am the  Link Deacon for the Mission Committee, Deputy Organist, and a member of the ’35 Ock Street’ Pastoral Leadership Team as well as fulfilling the many other regular duties of a Deacon. I am a daughter of a Methodist Minister, but was baptised as a Baptist in Leicester age 18. I met my husband Gerald, who sadly passed away in…