Who's who?

Our staff and leadership team is made of different people from all walks of life. We’re delighted to have so many wonderfully talented people to help us guide and direct the day to day operations of Crediton Congregational church.

James Gregory


James does a lot of the preaching at CCC.  You will often see him strutting around with a guitar too. He is part of the leadership team who take care of the day to day running of the church and report to the Church Meeting.

Email: cccmanse@gmail.com

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Dave Poulson


Dave is the Youth Worker at CCC, and is involved in all of our youth projects through the week. He’s also one of the Connect team at QE School, gets to preach every now and then, and is part of the Leadership team..

Email: cccyouth10@gmail.com


Kez Taylor

Children's worker

Kez looks after our children’s work which means running Mainly Music on a Monday for pre-schoolers and their carers, and Fusion for school aged children on a Sunday.

Email: childrensworkccc@gmail.com

Sue Polley


Sue works part time in the Manse, next door to the church, on a Tuesday, Thursday and Friday morning. She loves systems and order, spreadsheets and numbers - and also people waving at her when she spots them in the church car park.

Di Christensen


Di is on the staff team as our cleaner but she also wears many other hats in the church - coffee and welcome team, children’s work and catering to name a few. She also writes musicals!

Chris Parsons
Leadership team

Chris joined the leadership team in February 2018 taking a lead on serving the community. She is the chairperson of Crediton Foodbank and she loves watching live music and the Exeter Chiefs!

Hannah Martin

Leadership team

Hannah joined the leadership team in Summer 2016 and has a huge desire to introduce God to everyone of all ages.  She plays the piano at our services and is also part of the youth team as well.


Sarah Preece

Leadership team

Sarah loves being part of the worship and preaching teams and joined the leadership team in 2019. She co-ordinates the children's and youth work at CCC and our aim is that each child will know God's love for them and how precious they are.

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Caroline Smith
Leadership team

Caroline rejoined the leadership team at the end of 2020. She has the role of overseeing the part of CCC’s visiion which says ‘To be a Christian Family’ and as such is involved in our pastoral care team, Causeway and Coffee and Company.


Jess Lee
Leadership team

Jess joined the leadership team in Summer 2021 and looks after the worship at CCC. We try to create an environment and opportunities for people to meet with God in ways that are relevant.


Keith Parsons

Church Secretary

You'll often see Keith playing bass in the band on a Sunday morning. In his role as church secretary he endeavors to ensure that the Congregational framework is adhered to and chairs the Church Members meetings. He likes watching live music and follows Exeter City. He also enjoys walking football.


Sue Williams


Sue looks after the finances of CCC. It’s her you need to see if you want a Gift Aid or a standing order form.

Guy Cochran

Safeguarding Officer

Guy monitors all volunteers and leaders working with young people and vulnerable adults at CCC; checking they have up to date safeguarding DBS checks and ensures CCC have the correct safeguarding policies and procedures in place for all organized church run groups.

Email: gncochran@btinternet.com