Steven joined the Redland staff team in September 2015, having previously served as Curate and then Associate Vicar at the curiously-named St Michael’s Without in Bath. Steven is passionate about living as a disciple of Christ in the workplace and he combines ministry with being a professional musician, writing music for films and TV programmes and also setting Psalms to music (see his website for more details.) Steven and his wife Penny, who coincidentally was a member of Redland in her teenage years, have three adult children.
Licensed Lay Minister
Clare has been a member of Redland for over 40 years off and on. Married to Gerry, they have three grown up children and several grandchildren.
She retired from General Practice in 2009, and was licensed as a lay minister in 2010. She is passionate about mission in its broadest sense, and about the church’s involvement with the community.
Ordained local MINISter
Steve joined the staff team in the autumn of 2014 and is particularly involved in overseeing the provision of pastoral care within the church. He is originally from South Africa, where he became a Christian in his teens through the ministry of Scripture Union. He trained as a teacher of Art and Religious Studies and most recently taught at Colston’s School for 19 years. He is married to Jan (née Smith) who worshipped at Redland for many years before their marriage.
Mark joined the team at Redland in April 2017. His background is in business, management and Church leadership. He is responsible for the Operations at Redland.
In his spare time he enjoys cooking, photography, DIY, chopping firewood and drinking good coffee!
Children & Family Worker
Clare has been our Childrens & Family Worker since September 2016.
Clare is married to Jon who is on our PCC & volunteers with our CYFA group. They have three girls & two dogs. Clare enjoys getting out in creation, the beach, great coffee & standing on the side of a hockey pitch!
Church Administrator & Events Manager
Rhiannon joined the Redland team at the beginning of April 2018 and has a background in Early Years Education and financial administration.
Her role as Church Administrator & Events Manager involves her working closely with our Lantern Pre-School, Redland Education Centre and those that hire our buildings.
Rhiannon lives in Bristol with her partner Mark and their two daughters, where life is constantly busy and there is never a dull moment!
Assistant Church Administrator & Events Coordinator
Rosie joined the Redland team in November 2018 as Assistant Administrator and Events Coordinator.
Prior to working at Redland, Rosie attended the University of Bristol and Studied Music. Rosie currently lives in Bristol, she enjoys singing, sailing and regularly attends several choirs.