Lead Pastor

Dave Davison

Dave is married to his wife Chris and they have two sons. Dave and Chris joined Freshbrook in 1994 when Dave was posted to RAF Lyneham. Dave took up the post of full-time Youth and Schools worker for the church in June 2005. Then Dave was Inducted as our Youth and Community Pastor serving alongside John.

Dave is now taking up the new role of Lead Pastor of Freshbrook Church and will be working closely with the trustees as they seek to recruit an Associate Pastor with a gifting and calling to preach and to teach. Sunday morning preaching will be maintained through the many gifted individuals in the church and occasionally with guests from outside. Dave will continue to lead ‘Breakfast@9’. Dave serves as an Elder of the church.

Associate Pastor

We are excited for the future of what God is doing and yet will do in our community and further afield through Freshbrook Church. We are looking to appoint an Associate Pastor to join the team. You can find the job advert here 

Elders

Ray Cheung

Ray and his wife Jo have been coming to Freshbrook since 1995 and they have two sons. Ray served as a Church Officer until July/2015 when he was called to be an elder.

Mike Gresham

Mike has attended Freshbrook church since 2005. Having grown up through the young people’s work he now leads the Unite youth team.

Deacons

The Church Officers are responsible for the day-to-day running and organisation of the church.

Graham Bennett

Graham and Rosie have been a part of the church since 2017. They have two grown-up sons. Graham was co-opted to the diaconate in 2018, with responsibility for coordinating the building maintenance and improvements. He was subsequently appointed as a Deacon in January 2020

Nicola Cox

Nicola is married to Steve and has 2 daughters. She has been worshipping at Freshbrook Church since 2001 and became a deacon in 2016 with oversight of the church catering.

Steve Cox

Steve is married to Nicola and has been worshipping at Freshbrook Church since 2013. He helps on the church PA and catering teams and is part of the ‘Open The Book’ team who take weekly assemblies at Oliver Tompkins School. He joined the Deacons team in 2017 and took on the role of Church Administrator.

Chris Davison

Chris is also our Office Manager. For more about Chris, see below.

Mark Wood

Mark is married with three daughters and has been worshipping at Freshbrook Church since moving to Swindon in 2004. He has been a Street Pastor since 2009 and in April 2015 he became a church officer to oversee Freshbrook Church’s involvement in mercy ministries (Street Pastors, Night Shelter, Foodbank etc.)

Laura Wood

Laura is married to Mark, who is also a Deacon, and they have three daughters.  Laura and Mark have been worshipping at Freshbrook Church since 2004.   She joined the Deacon team in 2022 and has taken on the role of Stewarding and Welcoming.  She is also the Coordinator for Connect 3:16 which incorporates Renew (a community space for promoting well-being), an Affordable Food Club and Warm Welcome spaces.

 

Office Manager and Deacon

Chris Davison

Chris is married to our Lead Pastor, Dave, and they have two sons. Dave and Chris joined Freshbrook in 1994, and after many years working at Swindon Youth For Christ, Chris became our Office Manager in 2013.

Connect 3:16 Coordinator

Laura Wood

Laura is the Coordinator for our developing Connect 3:16 initiative which incorporates Renew (a community space for promoting well-being), an Affordable Food Club and Warm Welcome spaces.

Schools Worker

Liz Rabbitt

We recently appointed a schools worker. (Details will follow)

Families Worker

Carole Parsons

We recently appointed a families worker. (Details will follow)

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