St. Helens Parish Church

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  David Eastwood - Vicar   David was a lawyer for over twenty years and was Managing Partner of a firm of solicitors in Northampton and Milton Keynes.  He is married to Monica, and they have two daughters, Beth and Kathryn, who both live in Sheffield. He enjoys curry, Cornwall and crazy golf. He believes it's all about 'disciples making disciples'.

David Eastwood - Vicar

David was a lawyer for over twenty years and was Managing Partner of a firm of solicitors in Northampton and Milton Keynes.  He is married to Monica, and they have two daughters, Beth and Kathryn, who both live in Sheffield. He enjoys curry, Cornwall and crazy golf. He believes it's all about 'disciples making disciples'.

  Beth Anderson - Curate   Hi, I'm Beth, curate at Parish church. I'm married to Mike and we have three children, a sock-stealing dog and a terrapin. I used to teach English and do youth work. I'm from the Lake District and love mountains, walking, cycling, red wine, lunch out, camping, surfing and daft games.

Beth Anderson - Curate

Hi, I'm Beth, curate at Parish church. I'm married to Mike and we have three children, a sock-stealing dog and a terrapin. I used to teach English and do youth work. I'm from the Lake District and love mountains, walking, cycling, red wine, lunch out, camping, surfing and daft games.

  Bev Benyon - Missional Community Leader   Bev leads the Missional Community, Basecamp, with her husband Roy. 

Bev Benyon - Missional Community Leader

Bev leads the Missional Community, Basecamp, with her husband Roy. 

  Brian Craven - Alpha Leader   Saved by GOD’s grace age 26 and found in JESUS, the only one who never lets me down. Being filled with Holy Spirit; studying theology; in Christian Ministry of many sorts over 40+ years; ALWAYS want so much more of HIS Presence!  Jn14v12: “ Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.”

Brian Craven - Alpha Leader

Saved by GOD’s grace age 26 and found in JESUS, the only one who never lets me down. Being filled with Holy Spirit; studying theology; in Christian Ministry of many sorts over 40+ years; ALWAYS want so much more of HIS Presence!

Jn14v12: “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do; because I go to the Father.”

  Emma Howarth - Lay Reader   My name is Emma Howarth.  I am a lay reader at Parish Church and I and my husband, Steve, co-host the Rooted missional community for families.  We have lived in St Helens with our three children and dog since summer 2013.  I have two p/t jobs and enjoy being outdoors!

Emma Howarth - Lay Reader

My name is Emma Howarth.  I am a lay reader at Parish Church and I and my husband, Steve, co-host the Rooted missional community for families.  We have lived in St Helens with our three children and dog since summer 2013.  I have two p/t jobs and enjoy being outdoors!

  Nigel Lea-Wilson - Lay Reader   Nigel is a Reader married to Gill, with three grown up (ish) children. A recently retired Physics teacher, he is a personal tutor at GCSE and A Level. He is passionate both about the Gospel and how our lifestyles can help prevent Climate Change in God’s World. He sings with Haydock Male Voice Choir, plays the Djembe drum and runs the African Refugee Education Project.

Nigel Lea-Wilson - Lay Reader

Nigel is a Reader married to Gill, with three grown up (ish) children. A recently retired Physics teacher, he is a personal tutor at GCSE and A Level. He is passionate both about the Gospel and how our lifestyles can help prevent Climate Change in God’s World. He sings with Haydock Male Voice Choir, plays the Djembe drum and runs the African Refugee Education Project.


Latest Talks


Weekend Away Talks - ft. John Harding

John Harding came and spoke to us on our Church Family Weekend Away back in April and focused on 'The Power and Centrality of the Gospel to Discipleship' across his three talks from the weekend, which David concluded on the Sunday Morning. Here they are for you to listen back to!