VICAR: Fr Gordon Newton
or to VOLUNTEERS
There are no paid staff working in Christ Church. The place run entirely by volunteers. If you'd like to contact someone, please try the Vicar first who may take your details and pass them on for one of the volunteers to contact you.
CHURCH WARDENS: Keith Fairhurst and Harvey Jackson
Both wardens have been worshipping at Christ Church for many years. They support the vicar in the running of the church and maintaining the building.
THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL (PCC)
The Parochial Church Council (or PCC for short) is a group of men and women who assist the Vicar in shaping the life of the parish church.The PCC is a legal body, whose role is determined by the Parochial Church Council (Powers) Measure 1956.
The PCC meets periodically throughout the year and it has a number of officers, who have specific roles within the PCC and act on its behalf.
ACTING ORGANIST: Tim Semken MA (Cantab) ARCO
Tim grew up in London and was a chorister at Westminster Cathedral, singing under James O' Donnell and Martin Baker. He won a music scholarship to Uppingham and from there went on to become Organ Scholar at S. Catharine's College Cambridge, where he read Social and Political Sciences. After Cambridge, Tim moved up to Yorkshire, spending a year at Ripon Cathedral as organ scholar after which he became a Lay Clerk. From 2012, Tim has been playing at Staincliffe for services involving both the Parish Choir and the Assumption Consort. As well as being in demand as an organist and accompanist, Tim is associated with several choirs, notably the Cambridge Chamber Consort. He lives in Ripon.
HEAD SERVER: Gary Cromack MA
If you'd like to join the serving team, please come along to the services and talk to the vicar or to Gary.
THIS PAGE IS BEING UPDATED
We hope to have a more complete list of people and their roles in the very near future. Please do call back and check.
Keeping in touch
Contact the Vicar on 01924 656 454
Christ Church Staincliffe
Staincliffe Hall Road,
01924 656 454