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Leadership Team

Our leadership team consists of our two pastors (Stuart & Paul) and a team of deacons. The pastors give the spiritual lead and direction to the church, whilst the deacons work with them and take care of the practical matters of the church and our buildings. 
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Stuart Balmer (Pastor)   Peter Davidson - Facilities
Married to Andrea and father of three grown up children. Born and bred in Suffolk he loves all sports, is a long suffering supporter of Ipswich Town and enjoys camping, walking, gardening and the outdoor life in general. He has been a follower of Jesus since he was 14 and since being called to pastoral ministry in the 1980's has led both rural and town churches before joining us here at FBC in 2019. He says 'My greatest joy in life is introducing Jesus to people and helping them understand the Bible and it's relevance to life today'.   Peter has lived in Fressingfield all his life. He became a follower of Jesus over 40 years ago when he was 18 years old.  He runs a local construction business and is currently heading up the Church rebuilding project.
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Richard Walsh - Finance   Martin Aylett - Tech
Richard is a pig and arable farmer married to Jean with four grown up sons and four grandchildren. He was converted at Fressingfield Baptist Church on Easter Sunday in 1976 and has been attending ever since. In the early 80's he became Treasurer and Deacon to the Church. Richard has discovered that God's plan has definitely been better than his own.     Martin is married to Liz and they have two grown up children (and seven grandchildren). Now retired after 40 years in BT, he is a Trustee of 11 primary schools in Suffolk and Norfolk. Martin looks after our tech at church. He became a follower of Jesus when he was 13 years old.
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Owen Le-roy (Care)   Callum Le-roy (Youth)
Owen is married with two grown up boys. He lives and works just outside Fressingfield on Pixey Green manufacturing crop drying equipment, having moved from Hertfordshire 20 years ago.   Callum is married to Emma and lives in Brundish. Callum is self employed and keeps busy with building and agriculture. 
Paul Buss (Assistant pastor)   Ryan Blowers
Paul joined us in September '21 having completed his Bible college training. He's married to Jane and dad to seven children. He loves being around people and has a passion for creative arts. As assistant pastor he works closely with Stuart in all aspects of church life and has particular responsibility for our work with children, teens and younger families.     
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Trevor Thompson - Health & Safety, GDPR    
Trevor is married to Alison and has lived in Fressingfield for 23 years. Trevor has a background in finance having worked for Nat West for 30 years. He works as a business manager for a specialist highways company.    

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Hello and welcome to our church. If you are a new visitor, we have a page for you to get to know us and learn more about planning a visit.
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Planning your Visit


Welcome to FBC and thanks for visiting our website. The aim of this site is just to give you a flavour of who we are and what we're about as a church; please feel free to have a browse around and we hope that you will find the information you are looking for on here.

There is of course no substitute for seeing us in person and so if you're in the area please take this as an invitation to come and join us. 
If you need more information or would like help in some other way please feel free to email or call our minister, Stuart Balmer at or on 07864 654888 

We look forward to saying hello in person soon. God bless you, Stuart and everyone at FBC