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 for the South Wales Baptist Association
Revd Tim Daniel, who is serving as one of the Regional Ministers is due to retire in February but is currently supporting the new team in the first few months.
Revd Mark Fairweather-Tall
Regional Minister: Team Leader
Mark brings with him many years of pastoral ministry experience having served in both Norwich Baptist Church and Pershore Baptist Church after studying at Regents College, Oxford.
Revd Emma Mohr
Regional Minister: Mission Enabler for Children, Youth & Families
Emma has a passions for churches to reach out to children, youth and families. Emma studied at the South Wales Baptist College and services part time as Minister of Richmond Road Baptist Church in Pontnewydd
Revd Hayley Young
Regional Minister: Mission Enabler
Hayley has a passion for seeing the church engaged with their local community in creative and traditional ways, as well as seeing Millennials and Generation Z released into church leadership.
After training at Spurgeons College, Hayley served as Minister at Hayling Island Baptist Church and Panshanger Church (Local Ecumenical Partnership).
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Revd Dr Graham Watts
Graham has been minister of two Baptist churches in Sussex and Cardiff. As well as being a tutor at Spurgeon's College and a part time tutor at South Wales Baptist College over two separate occasions. Graham currently oversees NAMS for the Association and and South Wales College where he still occasional teaches. In his spare time he enjoys singing in a local choir.
Miss Patricia Wiltshire
Tricia is a retired social worker, living in Cardiff where she has been a member of Calvary, Canton for over 40 years and worked in that church full-time for ten years in the 1980s/90s. She has been involved in Association life as a trustee and particularly in the safeguarding area for many years.
Mrs Karen Kaneen
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. Karen's particular interest is mission and disciple-making amongst refugees and asylum seekers.
Revd Peter Idris Taylor
Peter Idris has served three churches as a Pastor (in Swansea, Brackley, & Pontyclun) and worked for the BUGB as their Youth Officer in Wales. He studied theology and applied theology at Cardiff, Chicago and London. He also served as President of the International Baptist Convention having previously served as Chair of their Evangelism Committee, their Plans and Policies Committee, and their Working Group which drew up their Statement of Basic Baptist Beliefs.
His primary desire is to see people of all ages come to Christ personally and is passionate about encouraging local churches to help each other in this their common co-mission so that people, families, communities and nations should be transformed by the power of God.
Mr Tony Naudi
Tony has been a trustee of the Association for many years and recently has been serving as treasurer