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


Revd Dr Catherine Mark Okoronkwo
Vicar of All Saints and St Barnabas



Revd Barbara Sheppard


Revd Barbara Sheppard
Assistant Minister



Judith Ashby
Revd Judith Ashby
Assistant Minister





Revd Gill Behenna
Chaplain to the Deaf



Brenda Young


Brenda Young
Lay Minister and Commercial Chaplain to Gorse Hill Shops



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

Jennifer Roe


Jennifer Roe




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.

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