Staff Team

Rev Melvin Tinker

Senior Minister
Vicar of St John Newland since 1994, Melvin read Theology at Oxford University and trained for ordination at Wycliffe Hall. He has previously been curate at Wetherby Parish Church, Chaplain to Keele University and vicar of All Hallows, Cheadle. As well as speaking around the country and abroad, Melvin is the author of over sixty published articles dealing with a wide range of subjects relating to ethics and theology.

Rev Scott Mckay

Associate Minister (Students & Homegroups)
All about Scott

Heather Payne

Ministry Assistant (Children & families)
All about Heather

Geoff Waring

Ministry Assistant (Technical / Seniors)
All about Geoff

Richard Hawes

Ministry Assistant (Research)
All about Rich

Viv Whitton

Parish advisor - Strategy & Mission
About Viv

Kay Hampton

Ministry Assistant (Riverside Children)
About kay

Jess Motion

Ministry Trainee (Women's Ministry)
About Jess

Jess Hayward

Ministry Assistant (Student Ministry)
About Jess Hayward

Sam Patterson

Ministry Trainee (Children and Youth)
Sam Patterson

Shirley Godbold

Church Administrator
Shirley Godbold


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