Luke Dowding

Luke Dowding

Luke has a degree in Theology from Spurgeon’s College and is completing his Masters in Biblical Studies at King’s College, part time. He is a Deacon at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, Stonewall School and Faith Role Model and pioneer of LGBT+ inclusion within the Baptist Union of Great Britain. He is Co-Founder of Soho Gathering, Co-Director of Affirm, as well as recently being appointed Faith Representative of the Community Advisory Board for London Pride and Committee Chair for Christians at Pride in London. He also carries a breadth of administrative and business management experience from his 6 years of working within the advertising industry in London. Luke is a fervent campaigner and fundraiser for LGBT+ rights in Albania, believing that at the core of Christian identity is the inclusion of the marginalised regardless of their beliefs or orientation. He recently married Steven, the first same-sex marriage to be held at Bloomsbury Central Baptist and one of the first within the wider Baptist Union of Great Britain. Luke has been a trustee of OneBodyOneFaith since 2017