Many people contribute to the work of our church, helping us to offer worship, a warm welcome and a range of activities for the wider community.

Ministry Team

The Ministry Team lead our worship at St Barnabas, and give pastoral support to all members of the local community. 

If you are a local resident, business, school or other organisation and would like to receive pastoral support from our team, or to visit our church, do get in touch; we are here for you. 

          Revd Dr Catherine Mark Okoronkwo              

Vicar of All Saints and St Barnabas

Revd Barbara Sheppard

Assistant Minister

Revd Gill Behenna

Chaplain to the Deaf

Brenda Young

Lay Minister and Commercial Chaplain

for Gorse Hill Shops

The Churchwardens oversee the upkeep of our buildings and day-to-day arrangements for services and events.

Jennifer Roe


Gloria Lane


David Robinson

Deputy Warden

Choir and Music
Our worship includes a range of traditional and modern music supported by our choir; new members are always welcome.

Malcolm Williams

Church Organist and Choir Leader

Children and Youth
Once a month we offer a morning of craft activities followed by lunch for children with accompanying parents – ‘Messy Church’. All are welcome.

Matthew Harz-Biggs

Janet Sullivan  

Each of our Messy Church and Ministry Team are CRB-checked, and all church activities are reviewed to ensure that everyone is kept safe and protected. 

Kath Kennington       

Brenda Young

Hall Bookings
We have a range of rooms and spaces for hire to suit all occasions! Please see the separate section in the menu for further details.

Judith Garratt