Bon Voyage! Peter has served as Priest-in-Charge of Holy Nativity for 4 years. He is the Bishop's Advisor in Pastoral Care and Counselling and an Honorary Canon of Newcastle Cathedral. In August he moved from Chapel House to work full time in this role. We wish him every blessing and will miss him. The post of Parish Priest will remain vacant until someone is appointed.
Mrs Joyce Brannen and Mrs Debbie Owens are our elected Church Wardens. They make sure the church is appropriately managed and cared for.
In addition to being Church Warden, Debbie also helps with children's activities.
Mrs Barbara Perry cares efficiently for the finances and maintains audited accounts. She also helps to edit the Church Magazine 'The Star'.
Mrs Elizabeth Lattimer is our competent secretary who also helps edit 'The Star' and organises the walking group.
Mrs Dorothy Walker, a former bank employee awarded for her 'care of customers', co-ordinates the 'Outside In' Community Project publicity and Parish Centre bookings.
Mrs Jenny Douthwaite is our Community Project Development Officer and can usually be contacted in the office on Tuesdays. She brings much administration experience to the project.
Rev'd Helen Arnold has been a member of the team as Assistant Curate from September 2011 to June 2012. She made many friends and helped initiate Messy Church and the Parent & Toddler Group and will be missed in Chapel House. She has now moved south with her family and we wish her every blessing for her future.
Rev'd Anne Marr is a member of Holy Nativity and a retired Mental Health Chaplain. She assists in a voluntary capacity and helps co-ordinate the 'Outside In' community project.
Rev'd Derek Marr is a retired Ordained Local Minister and helps on an occasional basis.