St Wilfrids Parish Brayton North Yorkshire

Who's Who

PeterWatson

Rector Pete Watson

Pete joined the parish of Brayton as the new Rector in January 2010. He’s definitely well travelled ... spending a year teaching in the Himalayan foothills in North India; then living in York for 5 years before then moving to Durham to do his theological training; and finally ending up in Boston Spa where he completed his curacy. Pete is married to Charlotte and has 3 daughters.

RodgerPlace

Rev. Rodger Place

Started his ministry in Hereford and moved to the Ripon Diocese in 1975.  Rodger completed his ministry at St John’s, Roundhay before retiring to Selby. Rodger is married to Sylvia and enjoys a good holiday in his caravan!

KenManners

Rev. Ken Manners

Local business man and non stipendiary minister.  After being ordained, Ken served in Brayton and also looked after Barlow.  He is now retired. Ken is married to Margaret.

GlendaWebb

Rev. Glenda Webb

After training and ordination Glenda joined the parish in July 2015 as a part time self-supporting Assistant Curate. In addition, she is a Spiritual Director, an Assistant Chaplain to St John Ambulance in North Yorkshire and Teesside and a Chaplaincy Visitor in York and Selby Hospitals. Glenda is married to Dave and has four daughters and when there is spare time she enjoys gardening, reading, puzzles and presenting on Tempo FM her local commercial radio station.

JackieJackman

Jackie Jackman | Reader

Jackie is a retired primary school teacher and took the readers course in 1984-1986.  She was licensed in November 1986 to serve at St. Wilfrid’s.

CarolSowden

Churchwarden

Details coming soon

BillEvans

Sue Beevers | Churchwarden

I have been married to Peter for over 40 years.  We have 2 married daughters and 4 beautiful granddaughters.  I was in nursing for over 40 years but am now retired.  I enjoy gardening, flower arranging, entertaining and spending time with our family and friends. Church family life keeps me busy. I was born in Canada but have lived in Yorkshire for over 50 years. They are just starting to accept me!

CliffPritchard

Cliff Pritchard | Director of Music

Head of English at a local secondary school, Cliff is married to Michaela who is a talented musician herself.  They have a young family.  Cliff is extremely proud to be Welsh!

BarbaraStevenson

PCC Secretary

Details coming soon

SheilaNewsome

Sheila Newsome | Sacristan

Married to Brian, has 3 children and 6 grandchildren. She has been part of St Wilfrid's Church Family for almost 35 years. In her ‘spare’ time she is an ambassador and fundraiser for Martin House Hospice for Children and Young People.

JillClarke

Jill Clarke | Treasurer

Married to John and has two children.

rector@stwilfridsparish.com

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