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Who's Who

Martin Hatfield (Minister)

Martin grew up in Hampshire and met his wife Poppy (a GP) while training to be a drama teacher in Cardiff.  They settled there and had their first of three children (all boys) before moving to Godstone in Surrey.  Whilst in Surrey, Martin felt God call him to Baptist Ministry and he trained at Spurgeon's College.  
Martin is committed to Christian work, not just across denominations but across different faiths as well and he is passionate to the point of obsession on matters of inclusion.  He is not very sporty but enjoys complex boardgames, science fiction, fantasy and comic books.

Les Giles (Elder)

Les has been a member of the church since 1982 and was appointed an Elder in 1992. He is now retired having run his own business as a consultant on radio communications for railways for 10 years, having previously worked for British Rail. He is a Parish Councillor.

He has a wife Barbara and they have three daughters and four grandchildren. They have lived in Little Kingshill since 1975. He enjoys sailing his Wayfarer & Wanderer dinghies, gardening and cycling.

Jez Rose (Deacon)

Jez works as a GP locally. He is widowed with two grown up children. His passions are his family, his friends, walking his dogs and spending time in the family cottage in Snowdonia. He has a drive to tackle social injustice and is often seen quietly helping with AV at the back of the church. 

He has been worshiping at LKBC since 2005 and is the newest of the deacons. 

Liz Sheppard (Deacon)


Liz Lewis (Deacon)  

Sue Barnard (Administrator)

Sue is married to Chris and has two grown up daughters. She has attended the church from the age of eleven. She works part time as a finance officer of a local primary school as well as supporting the administration of the Central Baptist Association Regional team. 

 In her spare time she enjoys playing the clarinet and being in the outdoors – particularly climbing mountains. br>


Fiona Klima (Treasurer)


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