CCT Elders, Leaders and Administrator

We are currently entering a period of interregnum, our current Church Leader (Lead Elder) Greg Whittick, who has led the church faithfully for over 10 years is retiring from the role on October 31st 2021. The church is still thriving with much gratitude to all the faithful members who serve in the church and community.

If you would like to review the job description for the vacancy, please contact us and we can email it to you by reply.

CCT Elders

Alistair Bodin

Alistair is married to Valerie and they have 5 children who have all flown the nest.

They also have 5 lovely grandchildren. They have been a part of CCT for over 30 years, but are still very much young at heart.

Alistair enjoys playing bridge, family, the odd bit of cycling walking and DIY (which the children appreciate).

Areas of Oversight

Teaching, Admin, Prayer and Prophetic

John Braithwaite

John lives in Ufton Nervet, near Tadley. Married to Ellen, and father to four sons: Samuel, Joshua, Daniel and Isaac.

An entrepreneur, he works in Calleva Park, Tadley. He has been a member of CCT church for 9 years, and his family has been a part of the BCC network for almost 15 years.

He likes cycling, baking and is a junior cricket coach for his local club.

Areas of Oversight

Communications, Technology and Audio-Visual Work

Jonathan Dunn

Jonathan lives with his wife Claire, in Pamber Heath. They have three grown up children, all of whom are married, and 2 lovely grandchildren.

Jonathan works locally as MD of a business consultancy. 

His interests outside of work and church (beyond doting over his grandchildren) are cycling, cooking/eating, and music – especially the 80’s!

Areas of Oversight

Worship and Finance

Carolyne Oates

Carolyne is married to Richard Oates, and is mum to Arianne 17, Lauren nearly 14 and Alex, 5. She and her family have been part of CCT for nearly 10 years.

Carolyne is a Paediatric Occupational Therapist, and runs her own Private Practice at Calleva Park in Tadley.

She is passionate about helping children who have difficulties and loves running parenting courses both for her work and for the local community.
She loves baking, socialising, sailing and camping (with an electric hook up for her coffee), and spending time with her family.

Areas of Oversight

Pastoral and Community

Church Administrator

Shirly Vassie

Shirly lives in Central Tadley and is married to Ed, she has two adult daughters.

She has been a member of CCT church for over 10 years and before taking on this role in September 2021 she had over 19 years admin experience with the University of Reading.

She likes travelling, walking and enjoys engaging with her neighbours and the local community.

Working Hours

Tuesday – Thursday 8am – 1pm

CCT Leaders

Geoff Allwright

Geoff lives in Headley, near Tadley. Married to Christine, and father to 3 sons, a daughter and now a grandfather to 3 grandchildren too!

Geoff retired from Airbus in October 2020, having been their Travel Manager for many years. He has been a member of CCT church for 10 years, and was the leader of the youth work for 15 years.

He likes cycling, is a “footpath warden” in Headley, volunteers in the local shop and enjoys travelling with Christine to Uganda and Norway where 2 of their sons live.

Karen Lang

Karen lives in Silchester, near Tadley. Married to Mark and Mummy to Lilly and Daisy.

An HR Manager, she works for the United Bible Societies. She has been a member of CCT church for 12 years.

She enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, charity shopping, eating out and walking.

Richard Oates

Richard is married to Carolyne and has the same 3 children! Arianne, Lauren and Alex.

Richard is a geologist by training but is always exploring new business opportunities. He loves to read, play wargames, sail and camp with the family.

His favourite holiday destination is Crete!

Pete and Helen Williams

Peter & Helen moved to Tadley over 30 years ago and have been a part of CCT ever since.

Although their children have now all flown the nest, their home has never quite emptied.

Peter works in IT and Helen teaches part-time in the F.E. sector.


Join us this Sunday at The Link, Tadley. The service starts at 10:30am and finishes at 12pm.


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