OUR PEOPLE 

'THE CHURCH' is the PEOPLE, RATHER THAN JUST A BUILDING; HERE's A BRIEF INTRODUCTION...

Simon Howell

Pioneer minister and team vicar

Reverend Simon Howell is the team vicar of Holy Trinity, Stroud. He also works as pioneer minister for the town. He is married, and has three children and a very lively dog!

Joy Murray

Churchwarden

Wife, mother, grandmother and as one of our two churchwardens (the bishop's representatives in the parish), supports the vicar, tries to help all those in the locality that are in trouble or distress, and cares for the church building and site.

Amanda Taylor

Churchwarden

Supports the vicar, tries to help all those in the locality that are in trouble or distress, and cares for the church building and site.

Mathew Page

Associate minister

Reverend Mathew Page is both a mental health nurse and an ordained minister in the Stroud Team, currently focusing on Holy Trinity. He is married to Karen and they have two young children. 

Jeanette Morrison

Music director

Jeanette facilitates much of the music at Holy Trinity, directing the Celtic Communion music group and arranging music for them and for 'The Source Band' who play at the family service. She also plays piano at these services and with our worship band Criss Cross. Jeanette is a (retired) music therapist with a strong interest in the persecuted church. She also loves dogs!

Lydia Savage

Safeguarding Officer

Concerned about a vulnerable person, or just have a question about how something should be done? Lydia can advise on best practice, or where to look for advice if it's outside her remit... 

Liz Norman

Pastoral group leader

Liz heads a small team of pastoral care assistants offering the church community support, mainly in their own homes, by helping with difficult situations through prayer and a listening ear. Home Communion can be taken, where needed, on behalf of the vicar. You can email Liz at pastoral@yellowrabbitweb.co.uk if you have a pastoral issue or question.

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