Welcome to St Mary's Platt

Vacancy

For Baptisms and funerals please contact Jane Sankey (see below).

For weddings please contact Sylvia Woodward (see below)

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Jane Sankey

Jane Sankey

As a licensed Pastoral Assistant Jane works with Liz to provide pastoral care for the parish, and as a licensed Reader she shares in the preaching and teaching ministry within the church. Jane is editor of the Village News magazine (and in 2011 was voted best editor in a national church magazine competition!) Jane also represents the church at Deanery Synod. Jane chairs the church fair committee which has responsibility for the organisation of the annual church fair. Close

Dom de Mattos

Dom de Mattos

Dom is one of our licenced Readers, and shares in the preaching and teaching ministry of the church. He chairs the Mission Giving Committee and organises the mission giving publicity. He is also the webmaster of this website and edits the church directory. He chairs the church repair committee (which has responsibility for ensuring the necessary maintenance and repair of the church building). Close

Sylvia Woodward

Sylvia Woodward

Sylvia, with Richard Allewell, is one of our two Church Wardens. Her duties are to assist the Vicar and PCC in ensuring that the parish is well run, that the church is well maintained, that the vicar and congregation are cared for and that worship is conducted in an ‘orderly manner’. As Church Warden Sylvia is part of a tradition that goes back 800 years. Sylvia is also our verger and helps the Vicar prepare for weddings and funerals.Close

Richard Allewell

Richard, with Sylvia Woodward, is one of our two Church Wardens. His duties are to assist the Vicar and PCC in ensuring that the parish is well run, that the church is well maintained, that the vicar and congregation are cared for and that worship is conducted in an ‘orderly manner’. As Church Warden Richard is part of a tradition that goes back 800 years. Close

Lucilla Mackay

Lucilla Mackay

Lucilla is PCC Secretary, events coordinator and together with the events committee ensures that events run smoothly. She chairs the churchyard committee (which oversees the maintenance of the churchyard). Close

Sarah de Mattos

Sarah de Mattos

Sarah is the Explorers Leader, Choir Director and is also the Children’s Officer with responsibility for the promotion of children’s work within the church. She also manages the church traidcraft sales and runs a stall after the 8:00am and 10:30am services on the second and third Sundays of the month. Close

Bridgett Jeffrey

Bridgett Jeffrey

Brigett (on the right) organises the music group which plays for family services and other informal worship. Contact Bridgett if you play a musical instrument and would like to join the group. Close

Jenny Scott

Jenny Scott

Jenny (on the left) assists with First Steps, a short fun service for 0 to 4 year olds (and their parents or carers of course!). Contact Jenny if you want to know more details. Close

David Mills

David Mills

David organises the church cleaners and if you are able to offer some help David would be very glad to hear from you! Cleaning is undertaken on a rota basis, which significantly reduces the commitment that any one person has to make. Close

Alwyn Hart

Alwyn Hart

Alwyn organises lifts to church If you need a lift, whether as a one off or on a regular basis contact Alwyn and he will make the necessary arrangements. Close

Sarah de Mattos

Sarah is the Child Protection Officer and plays an important role in implementing the church’s policies for protecting children in every sphere of church life. Close

Celia Jeffrey

Celia Jeffrey

Celia is our electoral roll officer who maintains the statutory records of church membership. Please see Celia if you would like to register as a church member. Close

John Higgs

John Higgs

John draws up our rota of readers and intercessors. If you are interested in reading in church or leading our prayers, please speak to John. Close

Sarah Earl

Sarah Earl

Sarah manages the advertising in the Village News. If you are interested in advertising please look at the Village News page on this website and speak to Sarah. Close

Ministry Team

Vicar 01732 885482 email
Reader / Pastoral Assistant 01732 883212 email
Reader 01732 353487 email

Church Officers

Church Warden 01732 883914
Church Warden 01732 885612
Church Treasurer Mike Cockle 01732 886610
P.C.C. Secretary 01732 882045 email
Verger 01732 883914
Organist tba
Choir Director 01732 353487 email
Electoral Roll Officer 01622 813116
Children’s Officer 01732 353487 email
Child Protection Officer 01732 363487

Who to Contact

Baptisms 01732 883212 email
Church Cleaning Rota 01732 885253
Church Fair Committee 01732 883212 email
Church Flowers Alison Vallance 01732 883422
Coffee Rota Ann Baker 01732 882519
Events Co-ordinator 01732 882045
Explorers 01732 353487 email
Fabric Steward Barry Baker 01732 882518
Fair Trade Coordinator 01732 353487 email
First Steps 01732 884826
First Thursday To be advised Contact Jane Sankey
Funerals 01732 883212 email
Garden Room Booking Ann Baker 01732 882519
Get Together Lunch 01732 883212 email
Gift Aid Secretary Peter Cornell  TBA
Mission Giving Committee 01732 353487 email
Music Group 01732 887376
Parish Pray-er Co-ordinator Hazel Pilgrim (to be advised)
Parish Visiting Ann Baker 01732 882519
Readers and Intercessors 01732 882045 email
Sacristans Hazel Pilgrim tba
Rachel Edwards 01732 887162
School Link Graham Coles 01732 789645
Sidespeople John Dickinson 01732 883434
Transport to church 01732 882930
Village News Advertising 01732 885473 email
Village News Editor 01732 883212 email
Website Co-ordinator 01732 353487 email
Weddings 01732 883914 email
Diary Village News Magazine School Who to contact Location Map of the Church Events News Access for the Disabled The History of the Church
Services Weddings Prayer Baptisms (Christenings) Groups and Activities Childrens Work funerals Music at Platt