Meet the Church Officers
Revd. Marion Russell, Vicar of Rastrick
email Marion Telephone 01484 713386
Revd Mark Cheetham, Methodist Minister of St Matthew's, Rastrick
Mark moved to the Calderdale Circuit in Sept 2014, serving the Brighouse area.
He and his wife Mariet have celebrated the earlier than expected birth of their first child; Nathanael.
Mark loves sharing ‘knowing God’ with those around him; helping people and churches find their way in life. He also loves all things music (especially Bon Jovi and Beethoven), watching rugby (Leicester Tigers) and gardening.
email Mark Telephone 01484 717742
Revd. Stephen Hannam, Honorary Assistant Priest
email stephen Telephone 01484 716053
Churchwarden Derek Hansord
Originally from Lincolnshire, Derek was married in St Matthew’s Church. He has lived in West Yorkshire for 46 years, the last 38 years in Rastrick. His interests include keeping up with the family, being involved with the life of the church, travel, DIY, and model railway.
email Derek Telephone 01484 711727
Churchwarden Margaret Brown
email Margaret Telephone 01484 714533
Lay Reader John Mothersdale
Originally from the West Midlands, John has lived in Rastrick for over 40 years. He has been a Licenced Lay Reader at St Matthew's since 1982. His interests include keeping up with family, travelling, walking and following football, as well as being involved in various aspects of life at St Matthew's.
email John Telephone 01484 716092
Lay Reader Glenn Tatton
Originally from Bedfordshire, Glenn has lived in Rastrick for over 15 years. Apart from his children, his main interests are country walking, photography and history. He has a particular interest in military history and the language and culture of Ancient Greece.
email Glenn Telephone 01484 710459
Senior Methodist Steward Position Vacant
Parish Centre Manager Iain Bedson
Mob 07503 151 720
email Iain Telephone 01484 718825
Treasurer and Parish Centre Booking Manager Tony Wrightson
email Tony Telephone 01484 548610
Secretary to the Church Council and Webmaster Richard Kay
A retired Chartered Civil Engineer, Richard has lived in Rastrick all his life, joining the former Crowtrees Methodist Church in 1987. He served as churchwarden from 2008 until 2015. Interests: gardening, bridges, Norway, the Northern Isles and Iceland, currently learning Icelandic on-line.
email Richard Telephone 07463 224 131 or 01484 713929