Meet the Team

Canon Malcolm Rogers

Vicar

Mal has overall responsibility for the leadership of St Gabriel’s. He’s also Area Dean and Bishops’ Canon for Reconciliation.

Rev. John Davis

Assistant Priest

John is currently seconded to lead St. Chad’s Kirkby but is still very much a part of St Gabriel’s assisting with services, preaching and teaching.

Rev. Jonty Forster

Curate

Jonty leads our schools ministry programme and oversees discipleship. He is also involved in wider leadership of the church.


Lynne Connolly

Ordinand Reader

Lynne co-ordinates our pastoral care ministry and is chaplain to our women’s group. She assists in the taking of services and leadership of the church.

Angela Rowlands

Reader

Angela has oversight of our Healing Ministry and is a reader which means she is part of the ministry team and conducts services/preaches.

Rebecca Richardson

Schools and Youth Worker

Bec has oversight of our Youth Ministry. She’s also Huyton Deanery’s Schools and Youth Worker.


Brenda Hughes

Sacristan

Brenda is one of our sacristans which means she takes care of our Communion Table/Altar . She is a keen volunteer across a range of ministries including our pre-school cafe on Wednesdays.

Brenda Williams

Child Protection Officer

Brenda is our lead for child protection. If you have any child protection concerns or questions please contact her using the details on our safeguarding page. Brenda’s ministry also includes being a Trustee of The Apple Trust.

Brenda Roscoe

Older Person’s Ministry Lead

Brenda is our older person’s champion. She oversees and co-ordinates our lunch club and various other ministries.


Rhona Richardson

Head Verger

As our head verger Rhona oversees the team of vergers and sidespeople (welcomers) along with the sacristans. Rhona is also our DBS (Safeguarding) verifier. Rhona works for The Apple Trust, a ministry of St Gabriel’s supporting children and families.

Ste Richardson

Verger

Ste is a verger which means he helps keep the church in good order, is around for services and available to assist or answer questions and to ensure everyone is properly welcomed.

Ron Brooks

Sacristan

Ron is one of our sacristans which means he takes care of our Communion Table/Altar. He has particular responsibility for our 9am Traditional Communion Service


Les Suddes

Treasurer

Les oversees finance and is a key minister within the life of the church. He leads on stewardship, mission spending and ensuring we have resources for maintenance. In the week Les works as a volunteer for the Citizens’ Advice Bureaux

Tracy Duffy

Ministry Team Administrator

Tracy works on a Wednesday and supports the ministry team with their admin. She also produces the weekly sheet and posters/invites for events throughout the year.

Dianne Bargh

Gift Aid Secretary

Di’s role ensures folk are encouraged and able to give tax efficiently where possible to the church. She manages HMRC claims for gift aid.


Keith Pendleton

Church Warden

Keith is one of our two church wardens. He works closely with Malcolm to ensure everything runs smoothly, is well planned, safe and closely aligned to the Diocesan Vision of ‘More people knowing Jesus: More Justice in the World’

Suzy Leonard

PCC Secretary

Suzy clerks our church council and standing committee meetings and also assists with the production of the Annual Written Report. In the week her ministry is part of The Whitechapel Centre (a charity serving the homeless) in Liverpool. Suzy is also one of our Brownie and Guide Leaders.

Dave Howard

Church Warden

Dave is one of our two church wardens. He works closely with Malcolm to ensure everything runs smoothly and well planned. Dave has particular responsibility for compliance (Gas, PAT, electrical safety etc)


Elaine Monaghan

Vulnerable Adults’ Co-Ordinator

Working as part of our safeguarding team and particularly with our pastoral care and older persons’ ministry leads, Elaine ensures our policy to support vulnerable adults is fully embedded and all concerns acted upon swiftly and appropriately. For more info see our safeguarding page. Elaine also helps lead our womens group

Jane Cardwell

Facilities

Jane keeps the church clean and tidy as well being a co-manager of The Apple Trust – a ministry of St Gabriel’s and outstanding childcare provider. Jane is our ECO-Church champion.

Brian Monaghan

Safe Church Co-Ordinator

Brian acts as a ‘critical friend’ to all those involved with safeguarding in our church. He has extensive and senior professional experience in this area. In addition to his work at St Gabriel’s, Brian is involved in a number of charities in the Warrington area including those supporting the homeless and he sits on the safeguarding panel.


Christine Birkett

Verger and Follow Up

Christine works as part of our vergers team and also ensures those who make contact with St Gabriel’s (baptism etc) are followed up with cards. Her ministry also includes being a Trustee of The Apple Trust and volunteering with lunch club.

Dave Bargh

Electoral Roll

Dave maintains our electoral roll which is the official register of adult church members. Dave is also a member of the Parochial Church Council.

Keith Birkett

Verger

Keith works as part of our vergers team and supports lunch club. His ministry also includes being a Trustee of The Apple Trust – an outstanding childcare provider.


Marie Cowley

Children’s Ministry

Marie co-leads our Sunday morning children’s ministry. Throughout the week Marie’s ministry is helping to lead a Liverpool Children’s Centre.

Julie Davis

Children’s Ministry

Julie co-leads our Sunday morning children’s ministry. Throughout the week Julie’s ministry is as a senior project manager with The Salvation Army

Sarah Forster

Children’s Ministry

Sarah has oversight of our Sunday morning children’s ministry. Throughout the week Sarah’s ministry is as a teacher.