Meet the Team

Rev Alan Betts

Alan has been at St. Luke's since 2001. Before coming to Endon Alan taught science for ten years and then trained for the ministry at St. John's Nottingham. Alan served in the Cannock team ministry for 8 years before moving to North Staffordshire.

Alan believes that church rather than just being a place to attend, should be a community of transformation, fulfilled by belonging to the community, believing in the transforming power of the living God and committed to building God's Kingdom

Barrie Jackson

Barrie has recently qualified as a Lay Reader and alongside other leaders helps co-ordinate and lead the 9:15 Morning Worship services at St. Luke's Church. Barrie also runs services in local care homes. He is the PCC secretary and undertakes various admin duties.

Roger Simpson

Roger is a Church Warden and along with Barrie helps lead the 9:15 Morning Worship at St. Luke's.

John O'Rourke

John is a Church Warden.

The Connections Team

Maryanne Lloyd, Neil Taylor, Deb Podmore, Dave Podmore, Steve Dale, John Mayer and Nicola Mayer lead the Connections All Age Service. They set up for Sunday worship in St. Luke's Academy, Leek Road, Endon ST9 9EB.During the week they meet to pray and plan the services.

Deb and Maryanne also speak at the 9:15 Morning Wroship service.

Maryanne leads Monday Bible study and is the Alpha course co-ordinator.

Ros Benson

Ros produces the monthly newsletter and hosts the Monday Bible study group.

James Benson

James is now a Lay Reader Emeritus. He co-hosts Monday group and occassionally speaks at 9:15 Morning Worship.

Shirley Brindley

Shirley heads up our very active Pastoral Team, who visit the sick and elderly in their home and care homes.

Steve Dale

Steve plays guitar at Connections and is also our treasurer.