Our Team

Central Baptist Church is run by a team of ministers, in co-operation with up to 15 deacons, with the help of various support staff.

Rev Leesa McKay (Minister)

Leesa trained at Spurgeon's College and was ordained in April 2009. Before coming to Chelmsford in September 2010 she was Associate Minister at Buckhurst Hill having previously been Director for Epping Forest Youth for Christ. Leesa was welcomed to fully accredited status at the Baptist Union Assembly in May 2013.

Leesa is a visionary and strategic thinker, gifted in leadership. Her leadership style is relational. She is motivated by mission and enjoys developing ways to engage relevantly with people who are not yet Christians. Leesa is a good communicator, teaching and preaching God’s word in a way that helps people to live out their faith practically. She is also a good listener and gifted pastorally.

Tel. 01245 264163 ext 2

Sue Parrotte (Children's Ministry Worker)

Sue ParrotteSue leads our children's ministry, prepares the programme and oversees Light Factory (Sunday school from 0-11 years). She also leads our very popular Holiday Club which runs on the first full week of the summer holidays.

Tel. 01245 264163 ext 6

Lesley Hodgson (Seniors Outreach Worker)

Lesley works with our seniors ministry team who seek to meet the needs of the older people in our church and community. This involves running events like Outlook.

Tel. 01245 264163 ext 9