People

Ian K Gray

Pastor

Ian K Gray

Ian came to Peebles Baptist in 2011. Originally from Surrey in England, Ian came up to Scotland to go to University and never quite got away… Having spent most of his career working in IT with computers, he’s now having much more fun working with real people. Ian is married to Lindsey, has three children [ more… ]

Linda Bell

Deacon

Linda Bell

Linda spent the first part of her life in West Lothian. She became a Christian at a young age, and joined the Baptist family after her baptism at age 15 in Broxburn Baptist church. She lived for a number of years in Penicuik and was involved in Dalkeith Baptist Church. She is now retired from [ more… ]

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John Dalrymple

Church Secretary, Deacon

John Dalrymple

John grew up in the vibrant East Kilbride Baptist Church of the 50‘s and 60’s, came to faith in his mid-teens, and was baptised in 1969. His parents now live in Nairn alongside his sister’s family.  John studied English Literature, later obtaining a post-graduate diploma in social work.  His working life has been spent mostly [ more… ]

Bill Jacobs

Deacon

Bill Jacobs

Bill is married to Jennie and has two children: Neil who lives in Melbourne, and Laura who lives in Peebles with her husband Aegir and their three kids. Bill came to faith during an Alpha course in Penicuik in 1998. He led the Sunday school and became an elder at Penicuik South Church of Scotland, [ more… ]

Lyn Pornaro

Finance Officer

Lyn Pornaro

Lyn moved to Peebles from Fife in 2016 and started attending Peebles Baptist Church in March 2017.  She is married to Luca and has five children and is Nonna to her grandson.  Lyn became a Christian in 1984 when she stayed in South Africa (her adopted home in her heart) and was baptised in 2007 [ more… ]

Jennie Jacobs

Moira Dalrymple

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Liz Keiro

Deacon, Treasurer

Liz Keiro

Liz became a Christian many years ago when she was a student in Edinburgh. She was baptised in Portobello Baptist Church. After a career in social work, mainly in child protection, she is now happily retired. On moving to Peebles she joined the Baptist Church in 1986 and was treasurer for many years. After a [ more… ]

Christine Drummond

Christine Drummond

If it was true that “Only dull women have immaculate homes”, Christine she would definitely qualify as interesting. Trained as a social worker and mental health nurse, she also worked as a waitress and a postie, but her favourite job was being stay-at-home Mum to two boys, in the long-ago days when that was a [ more… ]

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