Who's who

Rev Piers Bickersteth - Rector

Piers came to faith in Jesus whilst working in property development in Sydney in his 20s. After theological training in Sydney and Oxford, a curacy on Merseyside and 4 years working for the Proclamation Trust, Piers was appointed Rector of Arborfield and Barkham in 1998. Piers and his wife Carolyn have three adult children and two grandchildren.

Contact Piers via the church office.

Phil Rowlandson

Phil first started coming to Arborfield Church in 2014 before moving with the plant - Church@TheGreen - in 2017. He joined the staff team a year and a half later. Phil previously worked as a manager of a property management team for just under three years after gaining a Masters from the University of Reading. He's married to Heather and they have a son, Ezra.

Contact Phil via the church office or sign up for his monthly updates here.

James Carpenter - Elder

James has been a member of CTG since it formed in 2017 after moving from Arborfield Church. He lives in Arborfield Green with his wife Alyssa and two children. James works for a startup medical devices company. He enjoys good food and is (too!) fussy about his coffee.

Contact James via the church office.


- Kate Clark - Children's work
- Naomi Carle - Women's Bible Study
- Robin Simpson - Finance
- Phil Rowlandson - Marketing and Publicity
- Jon Chapman - Set-up
- Ben Green - Music
- Ian Hollamby - PA and AV
- Alyssa Carpenter - Rotas
- Theresa Swan - Safeguarding
- Kristin Sleigh - Refreshments
- Hannah Schuster - Little Seeds