Our Elders

  Danny Easton Danny has been married to Paola (Stewardship Pastor at BCC) for 22 years.  Danny and Paola have been at BCC for 17 years, since 1998. Since attending BCC, Danny has been actively involved, volunteering in different areas of the church including leading the Stronger Men’s ministry and running a life group. Currently Danny manages the stewards ministry, making sure meetings run smoothly and people feel welcome and safe.

 

Danny Easton

Danny has been married to Paola (Stewardship Pastor at BCC) for 22 years.  Danny and Paola have been at BCC for 17 years, since 1998.

Since attending BCC, Danny has been actively involved, volunteering in different areas of the church including leading the Stronger Men’s ministry and running a life group. Currently Danny manages the stewards ministry, making sure meetings run smoothly and people feel welcome and safe.

 

 

  Den Forbes Den grew up in a Christian home attending his parents’ lively Pentecostal church where he was baptised at age 14. Den is married to Karen and they started attending BCC 3 years ago. Serving at BCC has involved Den’s family, with Karen in music/worship ministry and Charlotte being part of the dance ministry. Den says, “I want to be part of BCC becoming an even brighter beacon for the needy in Birmingham, and see it develop further into a place where God’s Kingdom is built under His authority.”

 

Den Forbes

Den grew up in a Christian home attending his parents’ lively Pentecostal church where he was baptised at age 14. Den is married to Karen and they started attending BCC 3 years ago.

Serving at BCC has involved Den’s family, with Karen in music/worship ministry and Charlotte being part of the dance ministry.

Den says, “I want to be part of BCC becoming an even brighter beacon for the needy in Birmingham, and see it develop further into a place where God’s Kingdom is built under His authority.”

  Ian Nicholls Ian has been a Christian for just over 30 years having made a commitment at Mission England (Billy Graham), and has been at BCC with his wife Carole for 12 years.  The ministries Ian has been, and continues to be involved in at BCC include stewarding, assisting in leading the men’s ministry, leading a small group, the finance team, prayer ministry, City Pastors, Foodbank (which he helped set up), the Info Point and  welcome team.  

 

Ian Nicholls

Ian has been a Christian for just over 30 years having made a commitment at Mission England (Billy Graham), and has been at BCC with his wife Carole for 12 years. 

The ministries Ian has been, and continues to be involved in at BCC include stewarding, assisting in leading the men’s ministry, leading a small group, the finance team, prayer ministry, City Pastors, Foodbank (which he helped set up), the Info Point and  welcome team.  

  Ivan Oliveira Ivan is Brazilian, and has been married to Luciane Freitas for 19 years. Ivan and his family joined BCC in 2006, and since then they have been involved in the culture and vision of the church.  Ivan has been involved in various ministries, including serving as a drummer on the worship team, and leading the Portuguese Life Group. In 2010 Luciane joined the City Pastors ministry as a volunteer, and she continues to serve that project on the streets of Birmingham.   

 

Ivan Oliveira

Ivan is Brazilian, and has been married to Luciane Freitas for 19 years.

Ivan and his family joined BCC in 2006, and since then they have been involved in the culture and vision of the church.  Ivan has been involved in various ministries, including serving as a drummer on the worship team, and leading the Portuguese Life Group.

In 2010 Luciane joined the City Pastors ministry as a volunteer, and she continues to serve that project on the streets of Birmingham.   

  Kayode Adenekan Kayode has been a long term member of BCC for nearly 20 years and has been one of the longest serving Life Group leaders. Along with his wife Lola, he has always shown a great pastoral care for the flock of BCC and is fully engaged in where the church is going Kayode is due to retire from his medical profession this summer and wishes to dedicate more time to assisting us in leading and shepherding the flock.  

 

Kayode Adenekan

Kayode has been a long term member of BCC for nearly 20 years and has been one of the longest serving Life Group leaders. Along with his wife Lola, he has always shown a great pastoral care for the flock of BCC and is fully engaged in where the church is going

Kayode is due to retire from his medical profession this summer and wishes to dedicate more time to assisting us in leading and shepherding the flock.

 

  Jane Bradshaw Jane has served as a missionary in Swaziland for 7 years. Since returning home in 2014, Jane has been a tremendous help and input, both in bible study teaching and in her leadership input to our staff.  Jane’s wisdom and resilience in the face of hardship is greatly respected by all of us in leadership at BCC. Jane has now found employment as a critical care nurse and is based in Birmingham. Jane will help co-ordinate our international missions outreach.    

 

Jane Bradshaw

Jane has served as a missionary in Swaziland for 7 years. Since returning home in 2014, Jane has been a tremendous help and input, both in bible study teaching and in her leadership input to our staff. 

Jane’s wisdom and resilience in the face of hardship is greatly respected by all of us in leadership at BCC. Jane has now found employment as a critical care nurse and is based in Birmingham. Jane will help co-ordinate our international missions outreach.

 

 

  Roy Quinton Roy has been a Christian for 51 years.  Roy and his wife Pat have been members of BCC for 12 years and are active members of the prayer ministry team.  Roy loves the worship and preaching at BCC, and he particularly has a passion to pray for people and see all the promises that Jesus made in Luke 4 and Isaiah 61, being literally fulfilled in the lives of BCC members and visitors. 

 

Roy Quinton

Roy has been a Christian for 51 years.  Roy and his wife Pat have been members of BCC for 12 years and are active members of the prayer ministry team. 

Roy loves the worship and preaching at BCC, and he particularly has a passion to pray for people and see all the promises that Jesus made in Luke 4 and Isaiah 61, being literally fulfilled in the lives of BCC members and visitors. 

  Jason Thompson Jason has been a Christian for 25 years and has been married to Deborah for 17 years.  He and his family have been attending BCC for 3 years.  Jason currently helps to run the BCC outreach team, serves as a steward and enjoys being a part of the worship team. Jason believes passionately that BCC has a mandate to impact the city of Birmingham with the message of God’s love.  

 

Jason Thompson

Jason has been a Christian for 25 years and has been married to Deborah for 17 years.  He and his family have been attending BCC for 3 years. 

Jason currently helps to run the BCC outreach team, serves as a steward and enjoys being a part of the worship team.

Jason believes passionately that BCC has a mandate to impact the city of Birmingham with the message of God’s love.