CCT Elders, Leaders and Administrator

CCT Elders

Pete Hay – CCT Leader

Pete is married to Marian and they have raised 3 girls who are now married. He has grown up in Basingstoke Community Churches and served in various leadership roles over the years whilst working in business.

When not leading the church he can be found enjoying the countryside, mountain biking, baking sourdough bread, volunteering in the community or helping lead charities.

Alistair Bodin

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

They also have many 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 Central Reading. He has been a member of CCT church for 12 years, and his family has been a part of the BCC network for almost 18 years. He is also on the board of YWAM England.

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

Areas of Oversight

Communications, Technology and Audio-Visual Work

Jonathan Dunn

Jonathan lives with his wife Claire, in Kingsclere. They have three grown up children, all of whom are married, and 3 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

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 16 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 Days

Tuesday – Thursday

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 4 granddaughters 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 over 16 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.

Marian Hay

Marian is married to Pete and has the same 3 grown-up daughters. They have recently moved to Tadley.

Having grown up on a farm, she loves the outdoors lifestyle, walking, open water swimming and gardening.

She also enjoys showing hospitality and making speciality cakes.

Areas of Oversight

Pastoral and Children’s Work

Samuel Dunn

Sam lives in Tadley and is married to Megan. They’re expecting their first baby in August 2023!

Sam is passionate about young people and seeing their God-given gifts develop! Sam is also a passionate justice advocate having spent 8 years working for a child development charity.

Sam is a keen woodwork and DIY enthusiast but when he’s not got his hands full building something he loves to run with his Dog, Annie and spend time with family & friends.

Areas of Oversight

Youth and Children Outreach, Support and Local Events


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