Rev. Ian McManus


Ian has been the pastor at West End Baptist Church since 2012. Before coming to Westbury, he was based at Faringdon where, for five years, he was their Assistant Minister.

He is from the United States originally and moved to Wales when he was 10 years old.

Ian holds a BA in Theology, Music and Worship from London School of Theology and an MA in Mission Studies from the University of Bristol. Ian trained at Bristol Baptist College to become a Baptist Minister.

He is married to Esther and they have two children, Seth who was stillborn and Zoe who is 10 years old. Ian enjoys music, of many different kinds, and especially loves to play the piano. Other hobbies include his love of the pipe organ and its music, cooking and eating!