Meet Our Children and Families Worker

Our CFW Mel

Hello! Iím Melanie and I am the Children and Families Worker at Eastwood Baptist Church. Iím a Devonian girl through and through (for those of you that donít understand, it means I come from beautiful Devon!) and am a wife and mother also.

Previously I have trained to be a Nursery nurse and then a Nurse specialising in Learning Disabilities. I spent 6 years working in community homes with adults and teenagers who have Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour. I absolutely loved this job! After our third child though I felt it was time for a change and took some time out to be Ďan at home mumí. Since then I felt God was telling me to study to be a Children and Families Worker and so am doing this while working for the church and looking after my own family. Some days it does feel like I am juggling, but I wouldnít change it for the world.

Eastwood feels like a fantastic place to be and Iím looking forward to working in the community. My vision is to see EBC working with Families in the town and filling the gaps that these families feel there are. The reason I want to work with these children and families is because I love God and because of this I want to love the community in which I am in and show them the love of God too. If anyone has any ideas or visions for families and children Ė groups to be run, fun things to be done, then please do This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and maybe we can dream those dreams together and try to make a difference.


What's On?

 Our Sunday Services

Morning 10.30am / Evening 6.00pm

2nd Sunday each month is

our 'Tea Service' at 3.00pm

4th Sunday each month is

'Messy Church' at 3.30pm

you are very welcome to

 come and join us!


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