District Officers

 

Chair of District                                                     Revd Stephen Burgess

Deputy Chair of District                                       Revd Linda Day

Synod Secretary                                                  Mrs Jackie Gaitley

Presbyteral Synod Secretary                             Revd David Godfrey

Assistant to the Chair (Presbyteral ministry)   Revd David Godfrey

Assistant to the Chair (Lay ministry)                Mrs Heather Shipman

Methodist Council Representative                    Revd Linda Day

Treasurer                                                              Mrs Janet Bryer

Property Secretary                                              Dr Nigel Hardwick

Ecumenical Officer                                             Revd Chris Humble

Interfaith Adviser                                                  Revd Rory Dalgliesh

Safeguarding Officer                                          

Asst Safeguarding Officer                                 Mrs Laura Gallery

Youth Participation Officer                                 Revd Andy Lindley

MicroYPS Coordinator                                       Mrs Karen Turner

MicroYPS Administrator                                     Mrs Carol Carter

Grants Officer                                                       Revd Steve Barlow

Sabbaticals Officer                                              Revd Janet Whelan

Rural Officer                                                         Revd Ruth Parry

Local Preachers’ Secretary                                Mr David Holden

Candidates’ Secretary                                        Revd David Wilkes

Probationers’ Secretary                                      Revd Jacky Hale

Communications Officer                                    Mr Bob Lawe

Lay Employment Adviser                                   Mr Rob Cooper

Lay Stationing Representative                          Mrs Beverley Duffy

Ministerial Development Review Coordinator Dr Malcolm Stevenson

Fresh Expressions Representative                   Revd Sue Pegg

One Mission Representative                             Revd Peter Clark

Disability Adviser                                                 Mr Colin Hogg

Fair Trade Representative                                 Mrs Diane Robinson

Manses Secretary                                                Mr Tony Service

Archives Adviser                                                  Mrs June Anderson

Admin/Chair’s PA/Asst to the Treasurer          Ms Siân Henderson

 

District Committees

 

The Chair is an ex officio member of all committees

The Synod Secretary is an ex officio member of all committees with the exception of the Candidates Committee

 

Past President of Conference                        Revd Graham Carter

Past Vice President of the Conference       Mrs Rosemary Wass

 

District Policy Committee

Chair                                                                      Revd Stephen Burgess

Deputy Chair                                                        Revd Linda Day

Asst to Chair (Presbyteral advocacy)               Revd David Godfrey

Asst to Chair (Lay advocacy)                            Mrs Heather Shipman

Secretary                                                               Ms Siân Henderson

Synod Secretary                                                  Mrs Jackie Gaitley

Presbyteral Synod Secretary                             Revd David Godfrey

Circuit representatives:                                      

Beverley (lay); Victoria Cook

Bridlington (lay); John Hughes

Pocklington & Market Weighton (lay); John Vince

Tadcaster (lay); Joseph Kwallah

Thirsk & Northallerton (lay); Audrey Powell

Ripon & Lower Dales (ordained); Pat Malham

North Yorks Coast (ordained); Peter Cross

South Holderness (ordained); Peter Barnett

York (ordained); Philip Turner

Ryedale (ordained); Jacky Hale

Driffield-Hornsea (ordained); Robert Amos

Goole & Selby, (lay); Malcolm Bott

Hull Centre & West (lay); Malcolm Lucas

Superintendent ministers                                   Revds Peter Barnett and Ruth Parry

Ecumenical Officer                                             Revd Chris Humble

Treasurer                                                              Mrs Janet Bryer

Property Secretary                                              Dr Nigel Hardwick

Methodist Council representative                     Revd Linda Day

Lay Stationing representative                           Mrs Beverley Duffy

Diaconate                                                             Deacon Jill Taylor

Local Preachers                                                   Mr David Holden

Rural Officer                                                         Revd Ruth Parry

DMLN representative                                          Revd Graham Jones

One Mission Forum rep                                      Revd Peter Clark

Youth, Children’s and Families rep.                 vacancy

                                                                               

District Executive 

Revds Stephen Burgess, David Godfrey, Linda Day; Mrs Heather Shipman, Mrs Jackie Gaitley, Mrs Janet Bryer, Dr Nigel Hardwick

 

District Advance Fund Committee 

Revd Stephen Burgess, Revd Steve Barlow, Mrs Heather Shipman, Dr Nigel Hardwick, Mrs Margaret Grant, Mrs Janet Bryer (2 vacancies)

 

Chair’s Nomination Committee 

Synod Secretary (Convenor), Presbyteral Synod Secretary, Lay Stationing Representative, Ecumenical Officer, Deputy Chair, Property Secretary, the two superintendent nominees to DPC; plus three substitutes (to include the District Treasurer).

 

Safeguarding Group                           

Chair: Revd Stephen Burgess (pro tem)

Revds  Pat Malham, Michael Webster, Graham Jones; Mr Bob Daly, Mrs Kate Powell, Mrs Laura Gallery

Chaplains to Safeguarding Group: Revd Michael Webster; Mrs Anne Herbert and Mrs Linda Stannard

 

Lay Employment  

Sub-Committee: District Executive

 

Probationers Committee 

Revds Stephen Burgess (Chair), Jacky Hale (Secretary), Kathie Heathcoat (Tutor), David Godfrey (Presbyteral Synod Secretary), Robert Amos, Ruth Duck; Deacon Cedric May; Mrs Jackie Gaitley (Synod Secretary), Mrs June Anderson, Mr John Pentith, Mrs Joy Rayden, Mrs Heather Shipman, Mrs Grace Penn-Timity (vacancy for 1 lay & 1 ordained members)

 

Regional Candidates Panel 

York & Hull

Revds Stephen Burgess (Chair), David Wilkes (Secretary), Tania Brosnan, Peter Cross, John Sadler, Michael Wilson, Penny Worth; Deacon Helen Webster; Mr Damian Boddy, Mr Michael Broddle, Ms Siân Henderson, Mrs Heather Shipman, Mr Brian Swiers, Mrs Kate Woolley. (1 lay vacancy)

 

Sheffield

Revds Paul Bettison, Margaret Burton, Louise Dawson, Gill Newton, Rosamunde Page, John Simms, Richard Towle, David Willie; Deacons Meredith Evans, Jan Miles, Adrienne Nixon; Mr Steven Atkins, Mr David Banks, Mr David Clark, Mrs Rita Edwards, Mr Simon Etty, Mrs Rachel Marsden, Ms Julie Oxley, Mrs Sheila Simpson

 

Leeds

Revds Anne Brown, John Mason, Michael Jones, Naomi Kaiga; Deacons Jenny Jones, David Hunt; Mrs Ann Bailey, Mr John Connor, Mrs Susan Mason, Mrs Mary O’Donnell, Dr Richard Vautrey, Mr Ian Pattison, Mr Nigel Storey

 

West Yorkshire

Revds Roger Walton, Chris Hawke, Barbara Walls, Graham Edwards, Keith Pratt, David Bonny, Stephen Barnett, Colin Vere, Jane Parker, Nigel Ogley, Jonathan Hayes, Ruth Crompton; Deacons Irene Tafirenyika; Mrs Margaret Collinge, Mrs Linda Guy, Mrs Keren Wild, Mr Tim Billingsley, Mrs Janet Revill, Mrs Wendy Holt, Mrs Nicki Smith, Mr Robert Young, Mrs Sally Robinson, Mr Jim Donegan

 

Learning and Development Steering Group 

Convenor                                                              Revd Peter Cross

D & M Learning Network representative         Revd Graham Jones

Local Preachers Secretary                                 Mr David Holden

Probationers Secretary                                       Revd Jacky Hale

Sabbaticals Officer                                              Revd Janet Whelan

Retreat organiser                                                Revd Ann Vaughan

 

District Mission Enabling Group

Convenor: Revd Linda Day

Core group: Revds Stephen Burgess, David Perry, Sue Pegg, Neville Simpson; Mrs Heather Shipman, Mrs Rachel McCallam, Dr Nigel Hardwick

                                               

Communications Group                                    

Mr Bob Lawrence (Chair), Mr Bob Lawe, Mr David Mitchell, Revd John Pugh, Revd Mark Stennett, Ms Siân Henderson

 

Ministerial Development Review Group XE "Ministers Development Review Group"

Convenor: Dr Malcolm Stevenson

Revds Helen Harrell, Graham Jones, Ruth Parry, Neville Simpson, Janet Whelan (Sabbaticals Officer); Mrs June Anderson; Dr David Foster

 

Manse Inspection Committees                                       

East Yorkshire: Revds Peter Barnett: Mr Tony Service, Mr Andrew Chastney, Mrs Margaret Chastney, Mrs Dorothy Hartley, Mrs Kathleen Hooks, Mrs Jean Ward, Mr John Ward, Mr Barry Wormald, Mrs Maureen Wormald, Mr Edward Wright, Mrs Michele Wright, Mrs Beverley Duffy.

York: Revds Linda Day, Michael Wilson; Mr Cliff Brook, Mrs Carole Brook, Mr Tony Service, Mrs Judith Green, Mrs Carmen Newsome-Ashton, Mrs Ann Wilson, Mrs Beverley Duffy.

 

 District Property Consent-giving Body

Chair                                                                 Revd Stephen Burgess

Synod Secretary                                               Mrs Jackie Gaitley

District Treasurer                                              Mrs Janet Bryer

District Property Secretary                               Dr Nigel Hardwick

Rural Officer                                                     Revd Ruth Parry

Member of the District Mission Team              Mrs Rachel McCallam

Disability Adviser                                                 Mr Colin Hogg

Superintendent Ministers                                 Revd Robert Amos, vacancy

                 

District Trustees                                                

Revds Stephen Burgess, David Perry, Peter Barnett, Leslie Newton; Mr Colin Foster, Mr

Nigel Hardwick, Mrs Janet Bryer, Mr Malcolm Lucas.

 

Methodist Women in Britain 

President                                                               Revd Janet Whelan

Past President                                                      Mrs Rosamond Carter

General Secretary                                               Mrs Joy Coates

Events Secretaries                                              Mrs Anne Kirkman

Minutes Secretary                                                Mrs Ruth Bryan-Smith

Conference Secretary                                        Mrs Elaine Turner

Treasurer                                                              Mrs Ann Baarda

Ministerial representative                                   Revd Ruth Parry

Easter Offering Secretaries                               Mrs Olive Moody & Mrs Jean Rippon

MWiB Forum representative                              Mrs Elaine Turner

               

Hull International House  - Management Committee

Chair                                                                      Revd Stephen Burgess

Vice-Chair                                                             vacancy

Chair of G.P. Committee                                   vacancy

Vice-Chair                                                             vacancy

Secretary                                                               Mr Stephen Rippon

Warden                                                                  Mrs Kathryn Davis

Deputy Warden                                                    Mrs Geraldine Rainey

Synod Secretary                                                  Mrs Jackie Gaitley

Co-opted members                                             Mr Nick Crohn, Mr Andrew Creamer, Mr James Chi

Representatives of: Hull University, Bishop of Hull, United Reformed Church.   

 

 

External Relationships

 

 

Joint Development Group 

Revds Stephen Burgess, Sue Pegg, Chris Humble, Rory Dalgliesh; Mrs Heather Shipman, Dr Nigel Hardwick

 

World Church Group 

Revds Peter Clark and Neville Simpson; Mrs Steph Cooper, Ms Rita Milne Treasurer: Mr Stan Platt                                 

                                                                            

Action for Children   

District Representative                                       Revd Sue Pegg

Senior Fundraising Executive                           Ms Vicky Thaxter

 

All We Can XE "All We Can"  (formerly Methodist Relief and Development Fund)

Churches and Volunteers Officer                     Tim Baker                              07748 200424

 

Methodist Homes (MHA)   

District Representative                                                                                       vacancy

Regional Office, Derby                                                                                       01332 296200

Live at Home Scheme, Bricknell, Hull                                                             01482 875472

Willersley House, Hull        (Chaplain: Mrs Katherine Lonsdale)                01482 653353

Priceholme, Scarborough  (Chaplain: Mrs Elaine Evans)                            01723 361022

Field Court, York                  (Chaplain: Revd Ian Hill)                                    01904 430147

 

Christian Aid 

  Secretary, Regional                 Mrs Steph Cooper

                               

Ecumenical Bodies

ENVOY     (Ecumenical Network in the Vale of York  )    Revds Stephen Burgess,     Christopher Humble; Mr Richard Parker

North York Moors Churches Together               Revds Stephen Burgess, David Godfrey, Christopher Humble

York Diocesan Synod                                         Revd Christopher Humble

 

Interfaith 

Interfaith Advisers                                                Revd Rory Dalgliesh

                                                                                Touchstone Centre 01274 721626

HERI (Hull and East Riding Interfaith)             Kath Beal    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Heritage

Methodist Church Archives                                  Dr Peter Nockles

Wesley Historical Society   (Yorks Branch)       Mr Colin Dews

 

LWPT (Leaders of Worship & Preachers Trust  )

Mr David Mountain, Mrs Doreen Shuttleworth

 

LWPT Office                                                         PO Box 2352

                                                                                Watford WD18 1PY

                                                                                01923 231811

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Auditors/Independent Examiners 

General Fund/Learning & Devt/York Int Hse  HPH Chartered Accountants, 54 Bootham, York YO30 7XZ

 

SCHOOLS

 

Forest of Galtres Anglican Methodist Primary School 

Shipton-by-Beningbrough, 01904 470272                

Headteacher: Allyson Buckton                          Chaplain: vacancy

 

CHAPLAINCIES

 

 Higher Education

 

University of York                                                               Revd Rory Dalgliesh       www.yorkchaplaincy.org       01904 414398

 

University of York St John                                                Revd Anne Rowley          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.         01904 876606

 

University of Hull             Health & Wellbeing Adviser: Revd Martin Batstone   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.             07443 480504       

            

Hospitals

 

Scarborough Hospitals                                                     Revd Tania Brosnan            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    01723 342500 

Hull & East Riding Community Health Trust                Revd Liz Allison                01482 223191

The York Health Service NHS Trust                               Revd Andrew Foster            01904 725678

St Leonard’s Hospice, York – Spiritual Care Lead       Revd David Williamson   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Prisons

 Wetherby Young Offenders Institute                               Mr Andrew Marshall

 

Military 

Defence School of Transport, Leconfield                      Revd Stephen Caddy

Humberside & S Yorks Army Cadet Force                     Revd Stephen Caddy

 

 

Connexional Roles held by District Members

 

Stephen Burgess                                   Chair of District Chairs’ Meeting; Stationing Committee; Nomination of District Chairs Panel

Graham Carter                                       Connexional Discipline, Pastoral and Appeals Committees, Marriage & Relationships Working Party

Rob Cooper                                            Ministerial Candidates Selection Cttee

Rory Dalgliesh                                       Methodist Higher Education Cttee, Chaplaincy Development Project

Linda Day                                                Methodist Council

Nigel Hardwick                                       Connexional Property Consents Adviser

Graham Jones                                       Ministerial Candidates Selection Cttee

Stephen Leah                                         Conference Memorials Committee and Conference Business Committee            

Alison McDonald                                   Deputy Connexional Complaints Officer, Connexional Complaints Team, Connexional Discipline, Pastoral and Appeals Committees

David Perry                                             Connexional Discipline, Pastoral and Appeals Committees

Stanley Platt                                            Connexional Adviser on Refugees and Asylum

Heather Shipman                                  Methodist/Anglican Panel for Unity in Mission; Strategy & Resources Committee

Malcolm Stevenson                              Diaconal Candidates and Probationers Oversight Committee, Diaconal Order Leadership Group, District Chairs Nomination Panel

Rosemary Wass                                     District Chairs Nomination Panel, Connexional Discipline, Pastoral and Appeals Committees

Kate Woolley                                          Panel member of Stationing Advisory Committee

 

 

Regional Groups

 

The Methodist Church in Yorkshire and the North East

 

The Leeds, Sheffield, West Yorkshire and York & Hull Districts form the Yorkshire Plus Region

 

Darlington Disrtict "  

Chair                                                        Revd Ruth Gee

                                                                  2 Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL3 8AW

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Administrator                                          Mrs Jan Simons       This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Leeds District  

Chair                                                        Revd Anne Brown

                                                                  2 West Parade, West Park, Leeds, LS16 5AZ

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Administrator                                          Ms Siân Henderson

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Newcastle District   

Chair                                                        Revd Stephen Lindridge

                                                                  246 Wingrove Road North, Newcastle, NE4 9EJ

                                                                  0191 273 9790     07821 972624

Administrator                                          tbc

 

Sheffield District 

Chair                                                        Revd Gill Newton

                                                                  28 Balfour Way, Strensall, York, YO32 5AH

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Administrator                                          Ms Katrin Hackett                                             

Room 41, Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk    Street, Sheffield, S1 2JB

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West Yorkshire District   

Chair                                                        Revd Dr Roger Walton [President Methodist Conference 2016/7] 

                                                                  19 Wentworth Court, Brighouse, HD6 3XD

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Administrators                                       Mrs Gill Taylor & Mrs Melanie Walsh

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Discipleship & Ministries Learning Network   (Yorkshire Plus Region)

Regional Coordinator                                         Rachel McCallam

Learning and Development Officers                Graham Jones, Fiona Fidgin, Sara Parratt-Halbert

 

Complaints and Discipline 

Complaints and Discipline Regional Support Group      Convenor: Jill King (Sheffield)

 

Members: Sheffield  Mrs Betty Craven     Revd Jane Sharpe   Mrs Jane Farley  Mrs Agnes Tranter

 

Members: West Yorkshire   Revd Peter Bedford  Miss Suzanne Allsop   Revd Barbara Walls  Mrs Janet Revill  Revd Judith Satchell

 

Members: Leeds     Mr Michael Borkett   Dr Stanley Pearson     Revd Albert Jewell

 

Members: York & Hull   Mr David Foster   Mrs Annette Gamble     Revd John Sadler   Mrs Elaine Turner  Mr Alan Wright  Revd Tania Brosnan

 

The Joint Regional Reconciliation Resource Group  is comprised of the following representatives:

Revd Ruth Duck   (Y&H)                     Revd David Barker (Leeds - Convenor)

Mr David Laycock (Leeds)                 Mr Tunde Okele (WY)

Mrs Alison Wheatly (WY)

 

Curtailment Panel 

York & Hull District Representatives                vacancy,  Dr David Foster, Revd Chris Kirkman

West Yorkshire District Representatives         Mr Paul Satchel, Mrs Alison Wheatly, Revd Sarah Jemison

Sheffield District Representatives                    Revd Judith Jessop

Leeds District Representatives                         Mr Roger Gill, Mr Michael Hardstaffe

 

 

Partnership Agreement

 

An agreement was signed between the York and Hull Methodist District and the Cape of Good Hope District in Southern Africa in York Minster on 24 May 2003

 

Bishop Michel Hansrod                                      Link Coordinator:  Mark Stephenson

PO Box 88                                                             This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Rondesbosch 7701, South Africa                    

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                                      District Contact: Mrs Steph Cooper

 

Covenant Relationship

 

The York and Hull Methodist District is in a covenant relationship with the Diocese of York, that part of the Darlington District within the Diocese of York, and the Yorkshire Synod of the United Reformed Church

 

Archbishop of York                              Most Revd & Rt Hon John Sentamu

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Chair of the                                           Revd Stephen Burgess

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Chair of the                                           Revd Ruth Gee

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Suffragan Bishop of Hull                    Rt Revd Alison White

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Suffragan Bishop of Selby                 Rt Revd John Thomson

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Suffragan Bishop of Whitby               Rt Revd Paul Ferguson

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Moderator of the Yorkshire Synod    Revd Kevin Watson

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Ecumenical List

 

Baptist Church 

Regional Ministers                               Revd John Claydon, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Northern Baptist Association             Revd Paul Revill, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Regional Minister                                 Revd Graham Ensor          

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Church of England 

Bishop of Beverley                              Rt Revd Glyn Webster

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Bishop of Leeds                                   Rt Revd Nick Baines                                          

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Bishop of Ripon                                   Rt Revd James Bell

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Orthodox Church (Antiochan)          Fr Aethelwine Richards

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Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) 

Quakers in Yorkshire                           Barbara Parry & Chris Love

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Roman Catholic Church 

Bishop of Leeds                                   Rt Revd Marcus Stock

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Bishop of Middlesbrough                   Rt Revd Terence Drainey

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Abbot of Ampleforth                            Rt Revd Cuthbert Madden

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Salvation Army 

Divisional Commander, Yorkshire    Lieut-Colonel Michael Highton

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United Reformed Church 

Moderator, Northern Synod               Revd Lis Mullin

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Moderator, Yorkshire Synod              Revd Kevin Watson

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