St Wilfrid's Church

The Team

The Rector, Vacant.




Kate Pswaisiho, Curate,  Kate joined us in 2023 for a 3 year period of training.  She will be ordained as a Priest this month and is working with the Ministry Team in Church, School and Care homes, participating in many different types of services, engaging in pastoral care and meeting people. 

John Prytherch





John Prytherch, Lay Reader. John was licensed as a Lay Reader at St Wilfrid's in October 1987. Before his retirement he was a solicitor for North West Water. His ministry includes preaching, leading worship and funeral ministry. John loves to travel by rail and is an enthusiast for all music but particularly that of his favourite composer, Olivier Messiaen. 




Margaret Kitchen, Pastoral Worker.  Margaret transferred from her previous parish in October 2020.  Her parents were married at St Wilfrid's and she was baptised here, as were many of her family members.   






Gill White, Lay Reader and Church Administrator.    Gill has worked part time as Church Administrator in Church Office since 2019.  She became Lay Reader in 2023.             




Chris Hunter



Chris Hunter, Lay Reader Emeritus Chris has been a Lay Reader at St Wilfrid's for over 24 years. Chris is well known for her brilliant story-telling skills. She is the proud grandmother to two little boys.






Linda Stockton, Churchwarden. Linda has a long association with St Wilfrid's and with St Wilfrid's School. Linda was appointed in 2018 - one of the first two women appointed as Churchwarden in Grappenhall.

Phil Hough, Churchwarden.  Phil, has lived in Grappenhall all his life, attended St Wilfrid's School and was appointed Churchwarden in 2024

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Gordon Berry


Gordon Berry, Churchwarden Emeritus. Gordon has been Churchwarden at St Wilfrid's for  over 50 years and is the fount of all knowledge when it comes to the history of the church and the ins and outs of church life. He has been the friendly welcoming figure to generations of children and adults, giving high-fives to the children as they leave church.














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