Staff Team

John Southam is the Church Manager. He has worked at Battle Baptist Church for the last 15 years, having been a member with his wife for about 30 years! He describes his role as “being like the oil in an engine”. Having assisted with the refurbishment and development of the premises to make them fit for 21st century purposes, he is passionate to see the people of God serving within the local community.



Andy works as Ministry Support with specific responsibility for both Childrens Mission and for the Battle Baptist Church Football Club. This mission combines working with three adult teams together with a youth team. Andy’s dynamic energy is appreciated as he leads events such as the Football & Netball school “SportsReach” and weekly children’s activities together with an annual residential.