North Springfield Baptist Church

People Meeting God


Just off Havengore, off Pump Lane,
Chelmsford CM1 6JP

Voicemail and texts: 07963166459

Email: ipeter@

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North Springfield Baptist Church.

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Our Minister is Rev Peter Thomas

Peter has been a Baptist minister for 31 years. He first studied science at Trinity Hall Cambridge and took the Charles Fox Prize for the PGCE there before teaching chemistry and computer studies for five years at Watford Grammar School.

Peter trained in Theology (BA 1985, MA 1995) at London Bible College (now London School of Theology) and became Associate Minister of Tunbridge Wells Baptist Church in 1986.

Whilst minister of Borehamwood Baptist Church from 1991 to 1999 they also established a new church, "Elstree Free Church - a different kind of church". From 1999 Peter was minister of Brentwood Baptist Church and also served for six years as Moderator and three years as Secretary of Churches Together in Brentwood.

In October 2010 Peter became minister of North Springfield Baptist Church. He also serves on the Council of the Eastern Baptist Association and is Task Group Leader for Finance and Administration while retaining an interest in Mission Consultancies.

Peter is also a Director and Treasurer of The College of Baptist Ministers.

Peter is married to Ruth who is Director of Teaching and Learning for the Hearts Academy Trust. Their children are Lizzie, Susie and David. To relax Peter plays piano and guitar and does all kinds of things with computers and they are kept young by a black spaniel called Poppy and by her golden daughter Sophie.

Peter has written two books which are described at

Making Disciples One-to-One - Resources for Christian Growth
ISBN: 9781844265411 Order direct from the publisher for £8 + P&P

Prepared To Give An Answer  2016
By preparing ourselves to give an answer, every Christian can be more confident, wise, bold and effective in talking about Jesus.   
ISBN: 9781784563790   Order direct from the publisher for £7 + P&P

Visit Peter's website at or find him online at or Twitter @pbthomas  

Our Deacons

Our Church Secretary is Tricia Page and our Treasurer is Rebekah Owens.
Our Deacons are John Morris, Lynette Malianga and Chris Giffin.