Welcome Barry & Natalie

We are delighted to announce that Woodbank Community Church’s new pastor will be Barry Appleby. He and his wife Natalie, and their three boys, Ethan, Isaac and Caleb will be joining us in August.

Barry is currently a minister at the Elim Church in Jersey, and he and his family travelled for a day and a night to meet us last month! However they didn’t always live so far away – he and Natalie have been to Cumbria many times and it has always been a special place for them.

Barry’s has been running a community centre for the last 7 years working in partnership with various local groups. He helped set up 2 churches among the Portuguese community on the island, and even learned to surf to outreach to surfers.

Both Barry and Natalie are looking forward to joining us and leading us into new things.

1 Comments on “Welcome Barry & Natalie”

  1. Barry, Natalie and boys. I pray your time in whitehaven may be special, for you and the kingdom. Stay strong, church work the best but never easy


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