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The Team at St Marys - Who's Who

  • Rev. Sarah Pix - Rector (PCC)

    Sarah joined our clergy team in 2009 and became our Team Rector in February 2015. She spent three years in Britwell, just West of Slough, completing her curacy. Before ordination Sarah worked as a botanist at Kew Gardens where she specialised in the daisy family! Sarah is married to Christopher and they have two daughters, Annabella and Ariana. She loves spending time with her family, going for walks, growing things (especially food), baking and eating and listening to different types of music from classical to hip hop.

  • Rev. Patches Chabala - Team Vicar
  • Rev. Ray Forbes - Assistant Clergy


  • Rev. Canon Barry Lomax - Assistant Clergy


  • Mike Orman - Worship Pastor / Youth Ministry (14-18s)

    Mike has been a worship leader at St Mary's for many years and joined our staff team in September 2013. Mike heads up musical worship and also leads our CYFA youth group which meets on Sunday evenings as well as Youth Alpha.

  • Barry Robertson - PCC Treasurer
  • Derek Howshall - PCC Comunity Links / Diocesan & Deanery Synod
  • Stewart Petrie - PCC Property & Deanery Synod
  • Tracey Nicholls - Operations Manager

    Tracey joined the staff team in 2005. Her role is to work closely with the church leadership team in heading up the administration of the church and the management of the church complex, releasing the clergy and ministry team to focus on the church vision and helping them implement it.

  • Liz Howard - Church Administrator

    Liz joined our admin team in 2013. She is responsible for coordinating our service rotas and for producing our weekly welcome sheet and monthly newsletter. Liz also works with our service leaders to organize our Sunday services as well as providing other admin support

  • Sandy King - Church Secretary

    Sandy joined the staff team in January 2012. Her role is to ensure the efficient running of our church office which includes dealing with enquiries, venue hire, admin support for our PCC Treasurer and DBS processing.

  • David Scholes - Fabric Officer
  • Joan Paling - Verger

Services this Sunday
15th October

9am - Breakfast Church (in the hall)


9am - Morning Worship (in the Church)

10.15am - 10.40am - Coffee Time in the Beacon Cafe

10.45am - Morning Worship (in the Church)

Morning Services Theme: The still small voice

6.30pm - Hungry with Holy Communion (in the Beacon Cafe)

Theme: The Kingdom of Heaven, The Kingdom is near