The Parish Team

The Parish Team

The Vicar:  Revd. Nigel Chapman.

An ordained Church Army Evangelist whose passion is for community and lively faith. Married to Viv with 3 grown up children and 5 grandchildren. Nigel is a keen photographer and enjoys getting out and about.

The Church Wardens

Angela Burkitt and Graham Simpson look after St Oswald’s,

Pam Roberts and Ann Simpson look after St John’s

Patrick Malton looks after St Thomas’

The Parish Administrator

Liz Goodwill, looks after all of us!  For enquiries about almost anything to do with the churches,  Liz is the first person to turn to.


Assistant Ministers

Several other people assist at services and other pastoral occasions such as Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals.

Revd. Wilma Horton – particularly responsible for Cafe Church

Revd. Robert Hall

Revd. Paul Burkitt

Sue Neilson – Reader, who takes on responsibility for co-ordinating the ‘Pastoral Team’

Janice Midwood – Reader, who also has responsibility for Community Fun Days through the year.

Anne Mead – a RPA – ‘Recognised Parish Assistant’ helps to lead worship at St Thomas’

Revd. Edward Roberts, now unable to take services but offers great support and leads one of the Bible Study Groups.

There are many other volunteers who regularly help in the overall ministry of the church.