MEET THE

TEAM

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 Meet the parish team

Rev’d Alan Saunders

Vicar

Alan rejoined St. Peter’s in September 2022, having previously served here as a curate in the mid-2010’s. As Vicar, he has overall responsibility for the parish, and he is currently settling in, meeting old friends and new.

Rev Dave Brae

Rev’d Dave Brae

Assistant Minister

David, who joined the staff in March 2020, is part time Associate Minister in the parish and part time Pioneer Minister for Bolton town centre. David is progressing a church plant in the centre of Bolton for students and young adults, as proposed in the Deanery MAP. 

Sam Wolstencroft

CAP Centre Manager

Our Cap office has been running for 10 years and Sam has worked as our CAP Manager (Christians Against Poverty) having previously been our Debt coach. She works with clients and coordinates our team of support workers.

Amanda Blease

Parish Business Manager

A member of St. Peter’s Church, Amanda joined our staff team in September 2009. Amanda’s responsibility is day to day administration for both the work of the parish as a whole, St. Peter’s Church and the Parish Centre. 

Elian Winstanley

Churchwarden

Elian has been a member of St. Peter’s since 1987 and was elected  Churchwarden in 2018. He’s also our resident “techie” and is heavily involved in developing our AV support and live-streaming. 

Phil Weaver

Churchwarden

Phil has been a member of St. Peter’s since 2004 and was elected Warden in 2021. Previously to this, he served as our Treasurer. Another of Phil’s duties is that of Gift Aid Secretary. Phil also volunteers at Urban Outreach and serves on our Welcome Team.