Get to know our staff and volunteers at Christ Church Fulwood

Teaching and Pastoral Ministry Staff

Jonny Dyer


Jonny is married to Naomi and they have two sons. Originally from Pontefract, West Yorkshire, Jonny practised as a solicitor before studying in the States and then joining the team at All Souls, Langham Place in London. He is very happy to have returned home to the north and is enjoying life in the Peaks.

Pete Scamman

Associate Vicar

Pete is married to Lorna and has been at Christ Church Fulwood since April 2014. He enjoys playing squash and golf, as well as going for walks in the hills.

Matthew Lawes


Matthew is married to Kathryn and they have twins Henry and Benjamin who occupy most of their time. Matthew loves talking with people about Jesus and what it means to follow him, whether upfront on Sundays, in small groups, on seeker courses, or meeting up to chat one to one. 

Rob Mullock

Minister for Training

Rob is married to Amy and has two children, Fraser and Jude. He loves dabbling in foreign languages and digging into a good novel. Originally from Stockport, he moved to Sheffield in 2020 after stints in London and Minsk.

Justin Roberts

Minister For Students

Justin is married to Carmen and they have three children. He grew up on the coast in South Africa. Having trained for ministry in London, he then studied in Cape Town. After this he was involved in ministry in Johannesburg. They moved to Sheffield at the start of 2023 and have since been enjoying living in the hills.

Steph Johnson

Students' Worker

Steph moved up to Sheffield as a student and joined the church family then. After graduating she spent a few years in the Middle East, before finding her way back to the Peaks to work in the church office and then as part of the student team.

Andy Cook

Youth and Families' Worker

Andy joined Christ Church Fulwood in June 2020 – in the midst of Covid 19 lockdown. He is married to Bibs and they have two children, Joshua and Martha. He enjoys chatting with young people about Jesus, painting toy soldiers and going on adventures in the woods with his family.

Paula Harris

Children and Families’ Worker

Paula is Northern and proud of it and moved back up North, after a period of exile in the South, in Sept 2019. She is married to Adrian and has two children, Theo and Evie and two dogs Milo and Kip. They are a football loving home supporting Liverpool and Leeds which lends itself to plenty of friendly banter and rivalry. Paula likes to walk the dogs and cook.

Will Sykes

Junior Children, Youth and Families’ Worker

After two years as a Ministry Trainee at Christ Church Fulwood, Will joined the staff team in September 2022. He’s originally from Kent, but really enjoys Sheffield as an adopted home (and also where he became a Christian whilst at university) with good friends here and lots of opportunities to get into the much-loved countryside. A good amount of his free time is spent playing football or relaxing with some good music and books.

Jess Warburton

Minister for Community Outreach

Ministry Support Staff

Stephen Rae

Director of Operations

Stephen is married to Rebecca and has two children, Georgia and Daniel. Originally from Liverpool, he studied music in London, before serving as a Royal Navy officer specialising in operational logistics. After theological training in London, he served as the Vicar in a parish in the South East before returning north to join the staff at Fulwood in 2021. He enjoys fell-walking, boardgames and good coffee.

Fiona Lockwood

Premises Manager

Fiona is married to Johnny and they have 3 grown-up sons. She has worked, served and aged here since 1989. Fiona enjoys baking delicious cakes for her colleagues!

Tilly Rawson

Ministry Support Manager

Tilly lives in the Peak District with Steve her husband and Porky the Shetland pony and they have two adult children. She enjoys practising hospitality whenever she can and keeping fit. Tilly has been part of the church family here for over 30 years.

Heidi Beatson

Finance Administrator and Vicar's PA

Heidi grew up in South Africa and then moved to Sheffield in 2015, soon joining Fulwood Church afterwards. She loves the outdoors, sports and baking a cake (and eating it!) Heidi rarely stops laughing and is often up to mischief.

Natacha Heath

Ministry Support Assistant

Originally from Reunion Island (France), Natacha moved to Sheffield for her final year at University in 2018. After graduating she was a Student Ministry Trainee at Fulwood for two years before taking up her current position in the office in 2021.

Sarah Collins

Ministry Support Assistant

Sarah came to Sheffield in 1991 to study nursing and joined the popular statistics of those who have stayed on after graduation. After meeting her husband Graham here and then travelling together for a few months, Sheffield and the church family felt like home and they put down roots. She has three teenagers and a dog plus usually a footballer lodger. She enjoys coffee out with people, interior design, musing on Gods creativity and more coffee.

Eve Coldham

Ministry Support Assistant

Eve moved to Sheffield for university in 2018, Fulwood was her first church and a place where her faith in Jesus grew, she has been a member of the church family ever since! Eve joined the many students who stick around after graduation, she married Andrew in 2022 and joined the staff team in 2023. She enjoys reading classics, coffee dates with friends and embroidery.

Anna Wade

Lead Recruiter (DBS Administator)

Anna is married to Ronan and has two children. She works part-time for the church a couple of mornings a week. She moved to Sheffield in 2019 from Zambia, where she had lived for four years. She enjoys getting out into the countryside and spending time with family.

Reception Team

Carolyn Edmonds

Monday Receptionist

Tuesday Receptionist

Vivienne Richardson

Wednesday Receptionist

Sally Hewson

Thursday Receptionist

Stephen Gordon

Friday Receptionist

Ministry Trainees

Poppy Smith

Ministry Trainee


Luke Smith

Ministry Trainee


Nathanael Heath

Ministry Trainee

Children, Youth and Families

Amelia Harvey

Ministry Trainee

Children Youth and Families

Abigail Heath

Ministry Trainee

Children, Youth and Families

Pastoral Care Team Leaders


Anthony & Cecilia Fisher

Biblical Counselling

Julia Butler


Graham & Sarah Collins


Valerie Peacock


Jo Capela