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M E E T   T H E 
S T A F F   T E A M . . .


Dan Brown 

Dan has been the vicar at Wadsley since November 2015. He is married to Sarah and they have three children: Esme, Noah and Aidan. Dan loves seeing God break into people's lives and seeing them become all that they can be. His main priorities in the church are raising up leaders and asking people to dream big. When he's not working, Dan will probably be found spending time with his family. He is a big Sheffield United fan, and strongly believes that if a joke is worth telling once, it's worth telling until somebody begs him to stop.


Jordan Betts 

Jordan joined the team at Wadsley in June 2021. He is married to Eleanor, and they have a baby son called Noah. He is Originally from Walsall and in true Black Country style Jordan loves a curry and can often be found in the kitchen spicing up the latest recipe he has found. Jordan is passionate about seeing people encounter the presence of God and grow in their identity as children of our wonderful Father, he is eager to see people released into their God-given destinies who with Jesus change the world.  Jordan loves music and can regularly be found singing behind a guitar. You can often hear Jordan singing long before you see him.  


Pete Gaunt

Trainee Ordinand 

Pete is training as an Anglican Vicar as St Hild College in Crookes, and is an ordinand on placement at Wadsley Church. Peter and his wife Katy both came to University in Sheffield in 2007, live in Crookes and are excited to both be joining Wadsley Church. Pete has previously worked as the Student Leader at St Thomas Philadelphia and Associate Minster at Woven Church in Nottingham. Pete is passionate about discipleship, helping people encounter God presence and is excited to get stuck in and being apart of the community. He loves sports, good food and a long walk in the Peaks.


Allison Wilkinson 

Youth Worker 

Allison joined our team in September 2021 and is from a small town just outside of Nashville, Tennessee. She love's apple pie, fries to dip in her vanilla milkshakes, chicken pot pie (pretty much all pies I guess!), hanging out at the lake, board games, dancing, reading!!! crafts and baking. She is a counsellor by trade and loves hearing people’s stories! So much that she has recently started a podcast called Come & See where she gets to listen and share folks stories of life with Jesus! 


Emily Kittle 
Children's Worker and Parish Safeguarding Officer

Emily joined our staff team at Wadsley in September 2021. She is married to Markthey have one daughter. They have moved back to Sheffield (where they grew up) after living and working at a Christian Outdoor centre in Scotland for the last 7 years. Emily loves cycling and knitting (both quite slowly) and baking and eating cake (less slowly!) she is passionate about helping kids learn who God is and who they are and she is really excited to be part of the team at Wadsley! 

Katie Grindrod
Church administrator / Church hall manager



Martin Ludbrook 
Book keeper

Martin has been on team since 2018. Martin studied Maths at university and has been a teacher, administrator, youth worker and bursar before taking up his current role. He likes films and good coffee and can usually be found heading in the direction of any cake on the refreshment table.

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