Leadership Team

Roger Barden – Pastor

Roger has been Pastor at Three Bridges Free Church since August 2017. He is married to Grace and has 3 children. Originally from Reading he previously served as an Assistant Pastor in Leeds prior to moving back south after 17 years in Yorkshire.

Tom Adams – Assistant Pastor

Tom has been serving in the role of Assistant Pastor at TBFC since August 2020. He is married to Gina and they met serving the Lord in world missions aboard the gospel ship MV Logos Hope. Tom originally hails from Oldbury in the Black Country and served as a Youth Pastor in the southwest of the U.S. before joining TBFC. He and Gina love equipping the household of faith for gospel ministry, and sharing the good news of Jesus the Messiah with non-Christians.

Mark Pash – Elder

Mark came to faith in Christ when he was in his mid twenties. He started attending TBFC late 2001 and became a member the following year. In that time, he’s done children’s work, evangelism, preaching and of course the book keeping. In his spare time, he enjoys playing bass guitar and collecting movie memorabilia on actress Clara Bow, for those who don’t know she was an actress in black and white movies!

Peter Taylor – Elder

Peter joined TBFC in 2017 on retiring from a full-time pastorate. He is married to Val and has three grown children with 5 grandchildren. Together with Val, he has served in the Philippines as a church planter (1979-1992) with OMF International. He has pastored a large multi-ethnic church near Croydon and a small village church in Essex. He has a keen interest in mission and enjoys walking, nature, visiting National Trust properties and classical music.

Graham Bell – Deacon

Graham joined TBFC in 1988 shortly after becoming a Christian at university.  He serves as a deacon with particular responsibility for the church premises.

Rob C – Deacon

Rob works on the admin and premises teams, is married and has two children. He works in London and in his spare time he enjoys walking in the mountains and helps run an Explorer Scout unit.

Nelson Lucero – Deacon

Nelson became a Christian in his late teenage years, he’d been a youth leader and for many years he was involved spreading the gospel through medical and dental missions in the remotest areas in the Philippines. He continues to have a strong link with Samar church. He is currently involved in children’s and music ministry. He likes badminton, classical music, theatrical plays, enjoys reading biographies and travelling with his wife – Jennylyn.

 Steve Collingham – Deacon