- About Us
Will is the congregation minister at St Martin’s. He is married to Rachael with two children. They lived in Manchester for 6 years before moving South to Stockport! He previously studied at Oak Hill Theological College and is doing further training for ordained ministry at St Mellitus college in Liverpool. He is most likely to be found cajoling his family to enjoy a walk in the countryside or practicing guitar in the vain hope that the St Martin’s band will allow him to play. Parkrun is a non-negotiable on a Saturday morning!
Paul is the licenced minister responsible for St Martin’s He is also the minister of St Clement’s church in Openshaw where he has been since 2012. He was born and raised in Blackburn. He became a Christian at 18. After four years as a teacher he was ordained in 2007 and served his curacy in south Manchester. Paul is married to Gill and they have four boys and one daughter. He enjoys following Blackburn Rovers and spending time with his family doing whatever they like to do.
Anna is our church administrator. She is married to Josh - the man with the big ginger beard! She's lived in Manchester for 4 years and loves it. She joined the staff team after completing a Masters in Psychology of Education, and is working part-time for St Martin's alongside training as a counsellor for children. She loves a cup of tea, a good chat, and has a laugh that can be heard from miles around. Any questions about anything St Martin's related - she's your woman!
Tim is one of 2 church wardens at St Martin’s, he runs his own IT company, loves the outdoors and has a great heart for reaching our community. He and Jo have lived in the parish for 7 years and have one son. For the most part if it’s broken Tim can fix it, if it needs organising Jo can sort it!
Frank is one of the 2 Church wardens at St Martin’s and has been a warden on a number of different occasions.
Frank and Eileen have worshipped at St Martin’s for over 50 years, and have served the church faithfully throughout.