Carl Smethurst

Regional Minister - Mission

Carl takes the lead on the following matters:

  • Church planting, pioneer ministry  and mission.
  • Inspiring, equipping and resourcing our churches and ministers for mission.
  • Strategic oversight of new and developing missional initiatives.
  • Encouraging closer links between our churches to support & resource mission.
  • Care for and encouragement of our smaller churches.
  • Home Mission - strategy, promotion and management of granting processes.
  • General church health, growth and development.
  • Use of technology and media in the life and work of the Association.
  • BUGB Mission Forum and any other mission-focused gatherings.
  • Ecumenical link with Devon and Cornwall Church Leaders

Carl is your point of contact for any of the above matters, and any other matters relating to the areas of mission, Home Mission or technology/media.

To get in touch with Carl, phone the SWBA office on 01392 433533 or email


Carl Smethurst