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Janet

My name is Janet Park and I've been the North Yorkshire Dales Superintendent since 2014. I have been in the circuit since 2010. I was born in Lancaster and I started my working life as a petrol pump attendant, worked in a High street bank for a few years and for several years I worked in the admin/finance office of an International Christian Ministry organisation (RBC Ministries). Whilst....

Les

My name is Les Nevin and I've been a Minister in the North Yorkshire Dales Circuit since 2013. I was born and brought up in the North East and worked in catering for a number of years. I'm married to Norma and we have two grown up children. I like to travel around my communities on my motorbike and on other occasions use the motorhome so I can enjoy a brew between appointments. I like....

Joy

My name is Joy Sykes and I've been a Deacon in North Yorkshire Dales since 2013. I studied at the Wesley Study Centre and work in Catterick Garrison; there is no church building here and so I work alongside people wherever they are. I'm interested in d-church exploring spirituality and creating community in an online world and creating cafe church which is accessible to all. In my....

Kevin

My name is Kevin Pellatt and I've been the circuit administrative assistant since 2012. I was born in Kent and arrived in Yorkshire in 2010 after 33 years in Derbyshire. I'm married to Sue and we have two grown up children. We are both worship leaders. Together we work with the local Anglican Vicar and Curate to deliver Forest Church; 'Across in the Wood'. I'm a....

I am a circuit steward. I was born in Penrith and lived in that area for 24 years until I married. We then travelled a bit, as my husband was in the forces; we moved up to Yorkshire in 2001, when my husband took early retirement. I work in Darlington. Our two sons are grown up and have left home now. I do an awful lot of....

john_ridley

I am a Circuit Steward. Originally from Blackhill in North West Durham, I grew up in the Methodist Church where I was encouraged and supported by wonderful folk. Following my training as a teacher at Ripon College, and after discovering the wonders of North Yorkshire, I stayed and taught in secondary and primary schools for over 40 years. Although retired from full-time work, I continue to....