Staff & Stewards
Our Church is run and looked after by several key people. If you'd like to contact them about any aspect of church life, please do!
Rev Katy Thomas - Minister
Katy has been in the Circuit since September 2012 and has 3 churches under her care - Wilmslow, Styal and Handforth Methodist Churches.
She is passionate about prayer and pastoring people, with a desire to link people with the church and with their own faith journey.
She was brought up as the daughter of a Methodist Minister, and has lived in many different houses over her lifetime, including a stretch spent teaching in South America! She qualified as a Primary school teacher and spent a few years doing that before training to be a Minister. Handforth is her 3rd post as a Minister.
Children & Family Worker (part time) - Emma Coe
Jo Richards - Steward & Pastoral Visitor
Jo is a steward and pastoral visitor at St. Mary's. She and her husband Bob moved to Handforth from North London in 2009 when they both retired - Bob from the Methodist ministry and Jo from Primary School teaching. Jo & Bob have four adult children and six grandchildren. Jo is now a volunteer helper at our local school and her interests include Keep Fit classes, dance in worship, theatre visits and card making.