Meet the Team

Vicar. Emily

Rev. Bonnie Beckett

Bonnie joined the St John’s family in 2000 and became a lay reader in 2007. She became a curate in 2015 and was ordained in June 2015.

She is a key part of the St John’s family and her role and the support she will give to the new vicar will be immeasurable. She also has a particular role with hospital and bereavement ministry.

Debbie Parkes, Church Warden

Debbie has been a Churchwarden for 2 years and has worked tirelessly over those years for the church family.

She has been attending St John’s since she was a child and brings her organisation skills and faith to the role. Debbie looks after Building Maintenance, and the Community Program.

Jill Johnstone

Jill has become churchwarden for the second time this year. She has attended the church as a child and plays a significant role in the musical leadership of the church. She also works with our members with a learning disability and is our health and safety officer.

Lynda Mennel

Lynda has been at St John’s since she was a child and is now PCC secretary. She has fantastic ideas and always brings an upbeat cheerfulness to everything she does here.

Lola Aliu

Church Treasurer who keeps us all in order. She has a skill in the detail of money management and is a devoted Christian.

Pat Cooper and Merle Senior

Deanery Synod Representatives. Both are loyal servants of the church. They will quietly support you and give you words of wisdom and encouragement.

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