|Toby Hole (email: email@example.com)|
Toby became our vicar on 15th March 2010 following a service of Institution and Induction at St Chad's led by The Bishop of Sheffield. He was formerly Assistant Priest at St Mary's, Islington where he had been since 2006.
Toby is married to Amy and they have three young children Magnus, Isaac and Lydia .
They have a long association with Sheffield through family and were regular visitors. They have a love for the city and the surrounding countryside and have felt for some time that God was calling them to work in Sheffield.
Before ordination, Toby spent five years working as a solicitor in London .
|Helen Reynolds (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Helen joined the staff in December 2008 and is the first point of contact for general church enquiries. As well as keeping the office running smoothly and dealing with most correspondence, Helen has responsibility for Church House lettings, the weekly Information Sheet, producing leaflets and Service Sheets and maintaining Registers, Databases and the Electoral Roll.
|Nick Seaman (email: email@example.com)|
Nick is the newly appointed Woodseats combined churches youth worker. He informs us he is not yet 30 years old but nearly there.
He is married to Amy, has a son Zachariah aged 2 and the family are expecting a new addition in April 2012.
Nick grew up in Woodseats and has previously attended Woodseats Methodist, Woodseats Baptist and St Chads Churches along with Abbey Lane School and Meadowhead School.
His hobbies include playing Ice and Roller Hockey, playing guitar and generally being silly (with Amy’s permission of course).
Nick has spent the last 8 years as a front line police officer in South Yorkshire Police - ideal training for a Youth Worker!
|Yvonne Smith (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Reader/Assistant Minister (for the elderly)
Yvonne has been worshipping at St Chad's for many years and her roles are divided between worship and ministering. She regularly takes reponsibility for leading worship, speaking or administering communion at our 9am Sunday morning service and Thursday service. Yvonne also shares involvement in taking funerals and bereavement visits and has initiated a monthly service at a local nursing home.
Pastoral Lay Worker
Pauline joined the team as a pastoral lay worker after being licensed by the Bishop of Sheffield in September 2011.
She is married to Jimmy and has 4 grown-up children. Being a grandma, she loves children and enjoys leading J-club for primary age children once a month. Her pastoral roles include: taking communion to the house bound, welcoming new baptism families into St Chad's, being part of the pastoral team and hospital visiting.
|Nigel Belcher (email: email@example.com)|
Fabric & Finance
Nigel Joined the team in October 2004 following early retirement from HSBC.
He became a Church Warden in 2006 and Treasurer in 2007. The role of Warden/Treasurer is wide and varied but includes responsibilities for:
All areas of Finance including Giftaid claims
Church Buildings maintenance and improvement
Computers and Audio Visual systems
Impact Parish Magazine (Finance & Advertising)
Website design and maintenance
|Steve Winks (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Steve leads a team of nine people from five different churches and has been involved with The Besom in Sheffield for the past seven years. Besom is a cross church, city wide initiative which encourages people to recognise Gods heart for the poor and to get involved themselves. Apart from the day to day running of Besom he organises prayer events and speaks to groups and churches across Sheffield, and beyond, about how they could be involved with Gods work amongst the most vulnerable in our city whilst remaining distinctly Christian. He is also a Regional Advisor for Besom which involves him supporting existing Besoms in the North of England as well as encouraging the growth of Besom in other towns and cities.
Steve is on the leadership team for the Foundation service which is currently exploring fresh expressions of church, and a leader of the Cornerstone small group.