We have a close knit leadership team at St Thomas Baptist, from varying walks and locations with a united heart to see Gods glory and name proclaimed in the local community and further afield.


Stephen Cousley and Peter Fowler


Liz Bailey, Anne-Marie Cohead, Chris Colegate, Gary Curran, Eirian Davies, Dr Phil Evans, David Hart, Rob Marshall, Mervyn Milton, Ian Pearman, John Sumner


Mervyn Milton

Mervyn worked as a manager in the haulage industry up until his retirement in 2004. He is married to Pam and they have a grown up daughter. For many years he has been a familiar face in churches around the area as a lay preacher. Mervyn leads a home group in the church.

Ian Pearman

Ian moved to Exeter with his employer. Not only did he find a job in the city but also, more significantly, a wife in Suzanne, an Exeter University graduate. They have two young children and two cats. Ian is our church treasurer, though he maintains the other members of the Treasury Team do all the […]

John Sumner

John is married to Dorcas and they have two grown up children. For 25 years John has travelled to Eastern Europe and beyond delivering aid to orphanages and teaching in local churches. Together with his brother he is also involved in a charity that supplies guitars to churches all over the world. Amongst other things, […]