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WHO WE ARE

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PRIEST IN CHARGE
Revd Tracey Byrne
07591 304618
revtraceybyrne@gmail.com

"Reverend Tracey was born and brought up in Coventry, but for the 20 years or so prior to her ordination lived in Lincolnshire, and then Newark.  She has worked in education and the voluntary sector, and has also been a hospital chaplain - in Mansfield - and a university chaplain - at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln.  Before ordination she ran OneBodyOneFaith, an ecumenical charity working for the affirmation and inclusion of LGBTQ people in the life and ministry of the churches.  She trained for ministry at Ripon College, Cuddesdon, and served her curacy alongside Father Wayne and the people of St John the Baptist Beeston.

 

Tracey has been involved in volunteering at the Greenbelt festival for many years, and in her spare time enjoys needlework, walking and taming the vicarage garden.  She and Sandy are delighted to have been called to live amongst and serve the people of Carrington, just a short hop across the city centre, and are looking forward to getting to know the community in the coming weekend and months as we embark on this next phase of our journey together.”

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ASSOCIATE PRIEST
Revd. David Jones

07597 194983

David was ordained in the far west of Wales in St. David's Cathedral. He served as curate, first in the parish of Tenby and then in Chepstow. He came over the border to this Diocese to be Chaplain to Sutton Centre, a school and a large multi agency community centre, and Rector of Teversal, a small village with two working coal mines. Then followed fourteen years as the Vicar of All Souls, Radford – a modern Church built around community facilities. Finally he served as Bishop's Officer for Urban Life and Mission, concerned mainly with church life in areas affected by deprivation.

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LICENSED LAY MINISTER
Susi Artis         

 

Susi has worked as a Social Worker and teacher. Three years ago, she began training for Licensed Lay Ministry and was licensed in October 2018.

 

She loves serving the folk at St John’s and the wider community of Carrington. If she gets any spare time she loves her garden, going for a run and supporting Nottingham Forest.

07903 115327

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CHURCH ARMY EVANGELIST
Denis Tully

In 1981 Denis was commissioned as an evangelist into the Church Army. He has spent his working career in youth work, working with families and currently works in a charity providing services for people who are homeless.

He is interested in conversations about faith and love. He likes the idea of radical welcome and the stranger being a catalyst for new growth. He is committed to inclusion of all people.

07942 359533

CHURCH COUNCIL MEMBERS   
Robin Shields
Secretary
Rebecca Nightingale
Safeguarding Officer 

Elected PCC Members 

Brenda Blades

Amanda Hodgson

Shaun Hooper

Maria Kontogianni

Mary Marufu

Rebecca Nightingale

Jo Walchester

Ministry Team Members (co-opted to the PCC) 

Tracey Byrne, Chair

Susi Artis

David Jones

Denis Tully 

Churchwarden responsibilities are currently being managed collectively by the PCC. Please contact us by email and the relevant team member will return to you, as soon as possible.

PARISH ASSISTANT
Sam Foulke
CARETAKER
Pete Chilvers     
ORGANIST
Shaun Hooper
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