Staff Team

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Marc Baker

Marc is responsible for overall leadership of the church family and our four congregations.

Marc became a Christian as a teenager when he became convinced about the significance of the death of Jesus.

Marc is married to Sheryl and they have three children: Jack, Henry and Ethan.

Marc is committed to local church leadership having previously led churches in Liverpool and Cheltenham. Marc enjoys nothing more than having friends round for food, a good pint or watching WestHam lose again.


associate Minister

Steve joined the staff team at St Kea in November 2018 as the Associate Minister with responsibility for Youth and Families. Steve is married to Amanda and they have four children: Jaiden, Benjamin, Joshua and Ellie – Louise.

Steve has been involved in paid and voluntary ministry, particularly youth and families over the past 15 years in New Zealand, Australia and the U.K. Steve is passionate about seeing young people transformed through God’s grace and mercy and grow in their relationship with our saviour – Steve loves to be outdoors doing anything active as well as supporting the New Zealand rugby team.



Sian is the Strategic Operations Manager.  She is responsible for helping us deliver on the plans which God has laid out for us in the vision and works with all areas of our church.

She is also a practising physiotherapist working with patients in Intensive Care at the local hospital, where she also manages a team and is responsible for implementing national guidelines.  She has a background of lecturing with Plymouth University and has led both local and national organisations.

Sian has been a Christian since she was a teenager growing up in Cornwall.  She is married to Ben who she met on a Tall Ship in 2002 and they have two girls; Florence and Beatrice.


Natalie Gavan
Christians Against Poverty

Natalie is responsible for leading Christians Against Poverty in Truro, especially helping people with debt and addiction and unemployment. 

Natalie started to attend St Kea in 1996 and became a Christian a couple of years later after realising she was forgiven and experiencing God’s love grace and mercy. Natalie is a national speaker and advocate for the work of Christians Against Poverty and Regional Evangelist for the South West.

Natalie is married to Matt and they have two teenage children.



Ruth joined the staff team at St Kea in 2015. As well as being Administrator, she is also PA to the Vicar. She deals with the day to day administration of the Church and co-ordinates events and special services. Ruth also deals with Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals.

Ruth is married with two teenage girls and enjoys watching Formula One racing, going to the cinema and generally making the most of family time.


Paul Salaman St Mellitus student

Paul is training for ordained ministry in the Church of England through St Mellitus College South West and is at St Kea for the next two years to 'learn the ropes' when he is not studying. He lives in St Austell, is married to Christine and has two boys, Daniel and Isaac. Paul has been a teacher for many years and with his family has not long returned from ten years living and working in Tanzania as Mission Partners with the Church Mission Society.

Area Leaders

Neil Bridle
Church Warden

Martin Handford
Church Warden

Jan Argall
Old Kea Titular Warden

Graham Loveland
PCC Secretary

Sian Goddard
HR Lead

John Taylor
PCC Treasurer

Alan Stanhope
Safeguarding Officer

Trevor Grose

Ben Goddard
Health and Safety Lead


Liz Aver
Small Groups Team Leader

Appointment Pending
Pastoral Care Team Leader

Fenella Briscoe
Prayer Ministry Team Leader

Maureen McNally
Old Kea Leadership Team Chair

Monica Thomas
All Hallows Hospitality Team Leader

Neil and Ruth Bridle
Truro Refreshments and Welcome Team Leaders


Liz Scrace
Truro Sunday Club Team Leader

Emma Batten
Truro Creche Team Leader

Pete and Liz Short/Sheryl Baker
All Hallows Sunday Club Team Leader

Steve Murray
Sky (St Kea Youth) Team Leaders

Chris Ramsey
Sky Acts on Sunday Team Leader

Jo and Ellie Stone
The Bunker (16-18s) Study Group Leaders

Kathryn Walker
Stay and Play Team Leader

Peter and Janet White
Open the Book Team Leaders


Julian Briscoe
Director of Music

Ben Dunnett
Community Choir

Jenny Quinn
St Kea Community Lunch