Our Leadership

Pastor and Elders

Pooyan Mehrshahi

Pooyan Mehrshahi

Pastor Mehrshahi has been the main preaching elder and pastor of the church since August 2007. He is a native of Iran and is the chairman of Parsa Trust, translating, publishing and distributing Evangelical and Reformed literature throughout the world. He is also a trustee of the Bible League Trust, and has been a contributor of the KJV Reformation Heritage Study Bible

Francis J. Harris

Francis J. Harris

Mr Harris was pastor of Providence Baptist Chapel from 1994 to 2002. He had previously pastored a church in London for many years. Having now retired from the office of pastor, he continues to preach from time to time and to support the pastor in shepherding the flock. He is also a trustee of the Bible League Trust.

John Hope

John Hope

Mr Hope has been a member of the church at Providence Baptist Chapel since 2009. Prior to moving to Gloucestershire he had been in membership at a baptist church in Oxford where he was a deacon for some years. In addition to being an elder he is the secretary of the church at Providence.

 

Deacons

Tim Ilott
Jason Moore