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Revd David Payne took up the post of Superintendent Minister on 1st September 2020.After a career in banking, David trained as a Methodist Minister at Wesley College in Bristol and became a Circuit Minister in the Middlesbrough & Eston Circuit in 1995.In 2002 he moved to another Circuit appointment in the Farnworth (subsequently Farnworth & Worsley) Circuit.In both appointments....

John Purdy

Previously minister in County Donegal, Southern Ireland, and originally from Dungannon, Northern Ireland, Rev John has, according to his own description, in many ways a green heart, if not the green fingers normally associated with environmentalists. He has a love for the beauty and peace of God's creation and tries to get time to put on his walking boots and get out in the open....

Jenny Picture for website

As the Circuit Support Manager I help the Ministers, Circuit Leadership Team and church office holders with administration in the Circuit. I work part-time, based at Bishop Auckland Methodist Church and I have worked for the Circuit since 2016. I have a keen interest in Fairtrade and I help to run the Circuit....

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