Meet the Staff Team

Jane Higginbottom

Parish Operations Manager

Jane lives in Glossop with her husband Tom and two children Jack (15) and Henry (11). Jane has been in her role since September 2013. As well as Parish Operations, Jane is active in helping to organise church events, is PCC Secretary and Chair of the Fabric team.  She enjoys talking to others about her faith and seeing and being a part of what God is doing in Glossop through outreach and mission. Jane enjoys reading, cooking, keeping fit and spending time with her family and friends. She can even be seen cheering on the sideline at Rugby!

Julia Wilkins

Schools and Young Families Outreach Pastor

Julia is excited about the opportunities her role brings to build relationships within our church primary schools and secondary school, helping children explore God’s story and faith in Him. She is married to Rich and has two daughters Molly and Eleanor who are both at primary school. Julia leads FLAME with her husband Rich which is a mission area team for schools and young families. She enjoys relaxing at home and playing games or reading, having a cuppa and a natter with a good friend, family days out and holidays in the trailer tent. She is passionate about building relationships, doing life with Jesus and finding joy in the non-materialistic pleasures of life.

Sharon Murphy

Youth Coordinator

Sharon is married to John and has eight children and four grandchildren.  She delights in being able  to help young people take a journey of faith with Jesus.  Having led EDEN Hattersley for seven years she continues to explore what Christian community looks like and how to live an authentic life simply.  Sharon is involved with the Christian charity HOPE UK and has supported many people who struggle with addiction.  She is passionate about seeing young people make drug free choices.  To add to all this she homeschools her youngest two children. She enjoys cooking, good coffee and chocolate, reading and getting out into the countryside.