REV. TEDDY SIWILA
Tel. 01902 332716
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Teddy has served as a minister of the word and sacrament for 23 years in the United Church of Zambia. He is married to Muulo and they have three boys. He is enthusiastic about what Christ has done in his life and this gives the urge to share the good news with a clear sense of the world as the context for Ministry. He is looking forward to new experiences in ministry in the Wolverhampton circuit. Teddy is a fan of Chelsea FC and loves spending time with family and friends, listening and singing Gospel, watching action movies, EPL, cricket and listening to sky news... ask him the latest news and he will keenly tell you...!
(Teddy is minister at East Park, Springdale, Fallings Park and Wombourne)
DEACON LINDA GILSON
Tel. 01902 687635
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Linda is originally from Cardiff and moved to London to train as a teacher. She met her husband John, who originates from Australia, and they lived in London until their recent move to Wolverhampton. Linda was an area manager for a group of restaurants in South West London and then a Practice Manager in an NHS GP Surgery before training for diaconal ministry at The Queen’s Foundation in Birmingham. Linda is passionate about sharing the gospel through hospitality and community. She is excited about her new appointment as a deacon based in the city centre, and in discovering what God is calling us to do.
(Linda ministers within the Wolverhampton City Centre and ministers at Stratton Street)
REV. DR. PAUL NZACAHAYO
Tel. 01384 835063
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Rev. Paul Nzacahayo joins the Wolverhampton Circuit with 30 years’ experience of ministry in various places both in Rwanda and UK. This experience continues to be enriched by his commitment to cross-cultural and pastoral ministry.
As well as having pastoral responsibilities for Beckminster and Cranmer Methodist Churches, Paul teaches at the Queens Foundation for Ecumenical Education. Paul is excited about being part of the Wolverhampton Circuit; he writes: ‘It is an honour and a privilege to have been invited to serve God and his people in the circuit. The conversations I had with members of the church and those on Circuit Leadership Team convinced me that I am joining an active and mission inspired ministry’.
(Paul is minister at Beckminster & Cranmer)
REV. STEVE JACKSON
Tel. 01902 883331
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Steve originates from Darlington in the North East. He joined the team in 2016. Steve worked as a youth worker in central London before going on to train at Cliff College in Derbyshire and then later at Wesley College in Bristol. He spent 5 years as minister in Wallasey on the Wirral and then 16 years in the Gornal & Sedgley Circuit. Steve is passionate to see the church taking risk and trying new things. He is married to Kate and they have two children, and an adopted cat called Jess!
(Steve is minister at Hurst Hill, St. John's, Upper Ettingshall & Wednesfield)
MRS. NICOLA TURNER
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Nicola is originally from Thurso in north Scotland but moved to Wolverhampton in 2007. She has a BA hons degree in schools, youth, community work and applied theology. She started working for Wolverhampton pioneer ministries in 2012 as a youth outreach worker. In June 2017, Nocola started her new role as WPM team leader and lay pioneer minister. She loves how in this role she is able to explore different ways to engage with young adults as they explore life with Jesus, and build relationships with young people in need within the city. She's been married to Andy, a local music teacher and Wolves supporter, for 5 years, which makes her a Wolves fan by default! Nicola loves chocolate, arts and crafts, watching movies and finding any excuse to bake.
(Nicola is the leader of WPM - Wolverhampton Pioneer Ministries)
REV. GLENNYS BAMFORD
Glennys is a Yorkshire woman, with a deep love of the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. She read theology at Leeds University, and then worked in circuits in different parts of England, including Wolverhampton. Glennys married Roland, also a minister, and have two daughters and two grandchildren. They shared a partnership in ministry that stimulated and broadened their understanding of the gospel and ministry. He died in 2009 after a prolonged and difficult illness. Glennys tries to exercise a pastorally centred ministry, and seeks to respond to the challenge of communicating the Gospel in a way that is relevant and meaningful in today’s world.
(Glennys is minister at Rakegate)