The Baptist Union of Wales has a small team of staff who work together to support associations, churches and ministers and administer the life of the Union. On this page you’ll find information about members of staff and their areas of work. If you would like to contact a member of staff, please do so via the individual contact details provided below or via the BUW Office.
Reverend Judith Morris
Responsible for the administration of the Union and provides leadership and pastoral support for Ministers, Churches and Associations. An important part of the role is to plan future direction with the Boards in order to promote the Christian faith and Baptist principles.
Rev. Simeon Baker
Working with the Mission Board, Simeon works to support and encourage the Churches and Associations in mission through training, partnerships and projects to develop our missional priorities.
PA to the General Secretary
PA to the General Secretary and responsible for the administration of the Union’s Boards and Committees. Also responsible for the preparation of The Messenger.
Responsible for administering the accounts and funds of both the Union and Welsh Baptist Union Corporation, along with the preparation of the Annual Budget, monitoring reports for Trustees and the Finance Committee.
Responsible for administering, assisting and providing guidance to Churches, Associations and individuals in relation to matters pertaining to trusteeships and trust deeds. Offers guidance when Churches decide to bring the cause to an end and assists with legal obligations. Also responsible for dealing with WBUC tenants so as to ensure that we conform and adhere to the requirements of Rent Smart Wales.
& Projects Officer
& Projects Officer
Responsible for administering, assisting and providing guidance to Churches, Associations and individuals in relation to matters pertaining to trusteeships and trust deeds. Offers guidance when Churches decide to bring the cause to an end and assists with legal obligations. Also responsible for developing specific projects within BUW.
Gwen keeps our office ticking over – she mans the phone, manages our general inbox and deals with the post. She helps with the general business of the Union and is also involved in producing the yearly Handbook and managing our database.
Mission and Digital Communications Officer
Carwyn’s role has two sides to it; firstly, he is responsible for the Union’s communications – our regular emails, The Messenger magazine, our website, social media etc. But good comms serves a wider purposes, and so the second half of his role is as mission officer. To this end he helps Simeon run the Union’s missional programmes and projects.
Working with the BUW Ministry Board and National Settlement Team (NST), Marc helps coordinate the Union’s ongoing support and encouragement of BUW ministers, students and churches. From having initial conversations with those sensing a ‘call’ to ministry to helping churches with settlement issues as well as helping facilitate various ongoing ministerial training opportunities including the Newly Accredited Ministers Scheme (NAMS), Marc works closely with the General Secretary and Director of Mission to ensure that ministry across the Union is appropriately supported. Email: email@example.com