Jacquie has lived in Telford since 1978. Jacquie was employed as Deputy Headteacher of Coalbrookdale C.E. Primary School and serves on SACRE. She is married to Rev Keith Osmund – Smith, Minister of Madeley Baptist Church. Jacquie has also been a member of Baptist Council and is working on the Ministerial Recognition Committee. Jacquie was a foundation member of South Telford Assoc of Churches(STAC) representing STAC on Telford Christian Council until becoming Chairman. With others, Jacquie steered TCC to reform to Telford Christians Together to be more mission focused.
I am Keith Osmund-Smith - Ecumenical Coordinating Chaplain in Telford & Wrekin.I am the minister at Madeley Baptist Church, Lead Coordinator of Telford Street Pastors, West Mercia Police Chaplain and also Chaplain to the Shropshire and Telford Hospital Trust.
I am 48 years of age, been married to Joan for 28 years and have four grown up children. I come from a farming background in Northern Ireland working there until the age of 33 in 2002 when I left to enter Bible College here in England and read Theology. I have been the minister in charge of Telford Elim Community Church, situated in Hadley, since 2005.
Representing Newport Churches Together
I have lived in the Telford area for 11 years and am vicar of Lilleshall and Muxton. I currently chair the Christians Against Poverty Debt Centre which has been set up by a partnership of churches in the town. I enjoy most sports and am an enthusiastic cyclist.
Chris is married to Lyn and they have two adult sons. He initially trained as a Pharmacist and worked for 10 years in the Pharmaceutical Industry in a variety of roles. Following a call to Baptist Ministry he trained in Oxford and then spent 22 years as a Baptist Minister initially in Hoddesdon in Hertfordshire and then Dereham in Norfolk. He started as Ecumenical Mission Enabler for Telford and Shropshire in September 2016