Meet the Team
Our team is made up of people from a range of backgrounds and professions, creating a fun, down-to-earth and faith-filled atmosphere within the association. The team has a combined wealth of wisdom and life experience, and a passion for both God and people.
They are dedicated to growing healthy churches in relationship for God's mission.
The Association team works closely with the Board of Trustees of the South Wales Baptist Association
Revd Mark Fairweather-Tall
Regional Minister: Team Leader
Mark joined the Association in 2020 having previously served as minister in two churches: Pershore Baptist Church (2000-2006) and Norwich Central Baptist Church (2006-2020). He was a Minister-in-Training at Regents Park College, Oxford (2000-2003) and prior to that taught Economics and Business Studies.
Revd Rob May
Rob joined the association in 2023 having previously served as minister in three churches: Horley Baptist Church (1998-2009), Guildford Baptist Church (2009-2015) and Herne Hill Baptist Church (2015-2023). He trained for ministry at Spurgeon's College in London after working as a teacher of PE, Maths and RE.
Kath is the Partnership Safeguarding Lead for Webnet, the South Wales Baptist Association and the South West Baptist Association. She is a qualified Social Worker and, for over 20 years, has been working predominantly in adult social care in both the voluntary and statutory sector.
Revd Naomi Dickerson
Renew Welling Co-ordinator / Advocate
Naomi has a real heart for people and helping them in their explorations of faith and discipleship and considers it a privilege to be allowed to walk alongside others at times of great highs, lows and everything in between.
Revd Jon Vaughan -Davies
Association Digital Media Lead
Mrs Karen Kaneen
Association Administrator and Company Secretary
Jon works for the association one day per week, using his creative and technical skills to enhance communication, and share stories of Good News. Jon produces all manner of videos, artwork and opportunities to get involved in mission through multi-media platforms.
Karen started work for the association in January 2019. She is the voice on the end of the phone in the association office, and deals with enquiries and office admin.