Meet the team:

Chris Cartwright

Deacon (Trustee)

Preaching, Bible Study Leader

Chris was born just a few miles down the road in Wolverhampton but only came back to Newport in 1990.  A son of the manse but only a Christian since he was 40. He has lived half his adult life in Brazil. He is married to a Brazilian, Zininha, and they have two boys and six grand children. Chris likes walking, swimming and relaxing but only in tropical climes!!


Alison Davies

Deacon (Trustee)

Junior Church Leader

Alison comes from Hertfordshire and relocated to Newport for her husband, Michael's, work 25 years ago. After a few years of working in Somerset, they returned to Newport, to be nearer the family. Alison has two grown up children and three grandchildren. She enjoys walking, gardening and travelling.


Helen Wilson

Deacon (Trustee)

Junior Church Leader

Helen was born on a farm near Shrewsbury to Christian parents. She trained as a nursery nurse and was a nanny in Hampshre and Shrewsbury. She moved to Newport in 1977 and became a founder member of NBCS 28 years ago in 1992.  Helen is married with 3 grown up daughters and works at an agricultural university. She enjoys crown green bowls, reading, walking and history amongst other things. 


Tamlyn Fowler

Deacon (Trustee)

Church Secretary

Social Media Team

Sewing Grace

Tamlyn has lived in Newport almost all her life. She was brought up with Christian values and started attending Newport Baptist Church when she was around 11, after attending a summer club that the church hosted. She enjoys volunteering at a local Oxfam shop, and also helping out at various church activities.