About Us – Who we are


A few people you might like to know

Peter and Catherine Shirtcliffe


Peter is the full-time paid Pastor of the Church. He trained as a graphic designer for the BBC, enjoys cycling and photography. Catherine works as an ultrasonographer.

Graham Rushby


Graham has worked as a Head Teacher and as a schools consultant but is now retired. He enjoys golf. He’s married to Linda who is a trained counsellor.

Peter Tervet


Peter worked for BT and then as a Chief Executive of Christian charity, Pilgrim Homes. He’s now retired and he and his wife Janet sing in a local choir.

Justyn Calver


Justyn has a responsibility for the church buildings. He’s a bank manager. Justyn is married to Theresa.

Leslie Clark

Deacon - Treasurer

Leslie is the treasurer of the church. Having been a computer technician Leslie is now retired. He’s married to Sara.

Sharon Clayton

Deacon - Administrator

Sharon is the Administrator of the church. She’s married to David who organizes the men’s ministry.

Alan Roast

Deacon - General Support

Alan provides support for many ministries of the church. He’s now retired and enjoys golf. Alan is married to Jean.

Matthew Brabbs

Assistant Pastor

Matthew joined the team in September 2019, having previously worked as a cabinet maker making bespoke furniture and kitchens. He is married to Joanna, who works as a singer and teacher.