PCC

Rev Richard England

Hi, I’m Richard England, Vicar of Crofton Parish. I am married to Kathryn; we have two daughters, Emily and Joannah, and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Tilly. I was ordained in 2008 in Derbyshire, where I was a curate in Glossop, an ex-mill town outside Manchester. We loved living on the edge of the Peak…

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Rev Colin Prestidge

Colin is married to Anne, has three grown-up children and in 2014 became a grandpa. A retired teacher of 29 years, he has worshipped at Holy Rood since joining the CYFA group as a teenager in 1977. He has been leading services and preaching since the late 1980s and was ordained in 2004. Colin loves…

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Dan Greenfield

Dan is married to Jude and they have “job shared” the training curates post in Crofton Parish since their ordination in June 2018. Dan started out in ministry with students while in Sheffield and this led to him joining the staff team of St. Thomas Crookes, where he worked primarily with young adults. A particularly…

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Jude Greenfield

Jude is married to Dan and they have “job shared” the training curates post in Crofton Parish since their ordination in June 2018. Jude has worked for churches as a lay minister since graduating from the University of Sheffield in 2002  She studied Theology as an Ordinand at St Mellitus College. She and her husband…

Julie Mizen

Julie became church warden in May 2017, having been part Crofton Parish for nearly ten years. Over the years, Julie has served in a variety of ways including leading a home group, helping with different elements of youth work and being part of the Causeway service team. Having trained as a teacher, Julie was a…

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Simon Swindells

Simon became PCC Secretary in 2015.  He and his wife Pauline moved to the village in 2013 after retiring from the computer development industry.  He has two children, one of whom also attends Holy Rood with his two grandchildren. While not busy on PCC agendas and minutes, or looking after the parish website, you may…

Steve Lazell

Steve is married and has two school aged children. He and his family have been members of Holy Rood church for many years. Steve started his second spell as treasurer in 2017.  Thankfully, there are a number of people who support Steve in his role as Treasurer, all working to ensure that the financial aspects…