Reverend Michael Child


  • Rev Michael Child has been our Minister since the foundation of the Church.
  • Michael is married to Pauline who supports him in the ministry and leads the children’s activities in the Church.
  • Michael was brought up in Ipswich, where he attended the Bethesda Baptist Church.  He was converted in his early teens at a Boys’ Brigade camp.  He was baptised and became a full member of the Church in 1969 during the ministry of Rev George E J Bird.
  • After a career with the Milk Marketing Board and a time of being self employed Michael was accepted for ministerial training.
  • Michael is a graduate of Moorlands Bible College and was ordained in October 1983.  He did further in-ministry study at Spurgeons College and has held pastorates in Suffolk and Essex.