Staff and Leadership

Please find below an introduction to our church leaders and staff members.
 



REV  DAVID LOCKWOOD

SENIOR MINISTER                          
 

David began full-time ministry as an Assistant Pastor in Hertford Baptist in September 2009 having finished the Theological training at Moorlands College, prior to this training David worked in the City of London in the printing industry over a period of 5 years.
David has been serving at Beulah Church as Associate Pastor from 2014 to 2018 alongside the senior pastor Graham Holiday who retired in 2018. During this time together with graham, various  (inside & outside the Church ) where the outcome of a fruitful and meaningful relationship

David is married to Caroline who also worked in the City of London.  Caroline is an amazing wife and Mum who loves God and is involved in the life of the church.

 


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GARETH WILLIAMSON
BEULAH's  YOUTH WORKER


Gareth started volunteering as a youth worker shortly after becoming a Christian in 1997 when he was working as a warehouse operative for several years. He was quickly interested in sharing his newfound faith, especially with young people.
Then he started reaching out to young people using sports and community youth group activities.
The Church he was volunteering with recognised his gifting and employed him full time in 2006, and he completed his youth and community work training at Ridley hall Cambridge. 
In addition to the essential safeguarding and first aid training, Gareth has further qualifications in mentoring, counseling, FA football coaching, and a Diploma working with people who have special educational needs.
 
He has been a full-time youth worker since 2006 and has been working with organisations such as Youth for Christ, New Testament Church of God and more recently an Anglican Church plant in Oxford. 
He is originally from Hitchin Hertfordshire where his family still lives around that area, he has two brothers and a sister and some nieces and nephews whom he loves spending time with when he can.
He also enjoys spending time with his friends playing sports or playing board games and going to the gym. 
 



 
 
 
     
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KARLINE BOTHA

BEULAH'S FAMILY WORKER
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Karline began her future ministry as the Beulah Family Worker in April 2020, after being a teacher for twenty years.  She graduated from Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education in 2000 and has taught in London, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, and Bexhill.  She is currently following a training course with Spurgeon College.
Karline passionately believes that God was preparing her all along for this current position.  God led them to Bexhill and more specifically to Beulah to be an active part of this church family and be willing vessels for God’s love in their spiritual home.  She feels it is her honor and privilege to serve God through Beulah and the wider community.
Karline has been married for 16 years to Braam, who is part of the worship team.  He joins her in being an active part of our church family.  They have 3 sons, Chris, Braam, and Harry and they enjoy taking long walks, swimming in the sea, and having BBQs.

 
  Beulah is also served by a team of elected Elders and Deacons who take special responsibility for specific areas of church life.

Church Members can CLICK HERE to view details of current Elders & Deacons.
     
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CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR
 
  CARETAKER

Sue Matthews has been the Administrator at Beulah since 2005. She and her husband Paul are members at Beulah and have a daughter, Rosie. 
Sue gained a BA (Hons) in Business Studies at Leicester and has worked for Christian organizations in an administrative capacity ever since. She worked for Christian Aid as PA to the Director prior to having Rosie, and whilst at Christian Aid was seconded to work for 2 years as Administrator for the Christian Conference of Asia.

 

Peter Wilson took up the post of Caretaker from 1st April 2016. He is married to Susan and they have two children and five grandchildren, 
Also One Great Grandchild.
Peter and Susan joined Beulah in September 2004. Susan was baptized in Easter 2005.  Peter baptized on Christmas day 2005.  
Peter is a keen photographer and loves to do small video clips. 
He has also carried out several charity events.
European Challenge in 2005 covering 14 countries in a week for the charity "St Michael's Hospice" new ward appeal.
Abseiling from Ocean House, St Leonards-on-Sea in 2014 for "The Sara Lee Trust".
Abseiling from the Forth Rail Bridge in June 2016 for "Chest Heart & Stroke of Scotland".    
Abseiling from Emirates Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth in May 2018 for "Royal Marsden Cancer Charity"

Abseiling from Brighton i360  tower in September 2020 for St Michaels Hospice Hastings.     
Administrator for the Beulah Family Facebook page.

 

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