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Staff and Leadership 

Please find below an introduction to our church leaders and staff members.
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Simon Tomkins, Vicar
Simon has been vicar at St John’s, St Martin’s and St James since 2016, and is convinced this is the best job in the world.  He’s married to Nikki, who is much nicer than he is.  He enjoys taking part in sports that don’t require any hand-eye coordination.  He is regularly surprised at how many children and how little hair he now has.  
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Scott Seivewright - Youth & Families Minister
Scott has been in working at St John’s, St Martin’s and
St James since 2018.  He is married to Ange and he
has two children and enjoys walks and building
complicated Lego creations.  Originally from
South Africa but now calls the UK Midlands home.
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Benefice Administrator - Donna Wilcox
Donna has been working at St James, St Martin’s and St John’s since 2020. 

She is married to Duncan with four children.  She grew up with
St Martin’s as her local church where she remembers The Girls Brigade. 
She joined St James in 2003 in preparation to get married in 2004 and never left, except for a brief stint of 8 years at St John’s. 

St John's, Alsagers Bank

Charles Clowry
Churchwarden at St John’s
Charles is married to Hazel and has been part of
St John’s Church for 37 years.  His working life was
spent in the coal mines, and he enjoys reading (especially history) and watching all sports.
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Brian Hokenhull
Churchwarden at St John’s

St John’s PCC:
Julia Cornes (Deanery Synod), Charles Clowry (Warden), Hazel Clowry,
Brian Hockenhull, Debbie Hockenhull, Margaret Nicol (Secretary),
Scott Seivewright (Youth and Families Minister), Simon Tomkins (Vicar & Chair)

St Martin's Talke
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Stuart Howle
Churchwarden at St Martin’s
Stuart and his wife Pauline have lived in Talke for all of their married lives, and have been part of the church family at St Martin's since 2005.  He's played football and cricket for various local Teams, including Staffordshire under-25's when he was in his mid-40's!
St Martin's PCC: 

June Hancock, Stuart Howle (Warden), Malcolm Rigby,
Scott Seivewright (Youth and Families Minister),
Simon Tomkins (Vicar & Chair), Kath Tyler

St James, Audley

Malcolm Stoves
Churchwarden at St James

Malcolm, raised in a Co. Durham mining community, is a Newcastle United fan.  He has lived in west London and Somerset before moving to Staffordshire when he married Anne in 2016.   Malcolm sings and Anne plays the piano.  “I have heard worse”, he says. Maybe you haven't?
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If you are an active member of the St James congregation and would like to consider the possibility becoming a church warden please speak to the vicar, Simon Tomkins
St James PCC:  

Janice Eatough (Treasurer), Gerry Harvey, Josie Knight, John Maher, Mark Smith (Deanery Synod),
John Slade (Deanery Synod), Stefan Spain, Scott Seivewright (Youth and Families Minister,
Simon Tomkins (Vicar & Chair), Shayne Trinder, Donna Wilcox (Deanery Synod), 
Phillip Wootton, (PCC Secretary, Ann McCabe)

If you need to contact the Church please visit the Contact Us page.

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