st mary's ferndown
st mary's ferndown

Who's Who at St Mary's

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.


Mary Tyler - Children's and Families Worker (PCC)
Mary took up this role at St Mary's in 2007, and is responsible for developing the children's and families ministry in church, and through links with the local schools where she takes assemblies. Mary is married to Gary who heads up our Men's Ministry. They have 3 children.


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.

Rev. Ann Barber - Assistant Clergy

Rev. Canon Barry Lomax - Assistant Clergy

Rev. Ray Forbes - Assistant Clergy

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.


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.


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



Sarah Collins - Churchwarden


Cliff Trudgett - Churchwarden


Guy Nazarin - Deputy Churchwarden


Joan Paling - Verger


Barry Robertson - PCC Treasurer

Claire Broadley - PCC Secretary

Derek Howshall - PCC Community Links /
Diocesan & Deanery Synod


Sandy Walls - PCC Deanery Synod


Stewart Petrie - PCC Property & Deanery Synod


Peter Goldie - PCC Mission


Tony Thornton - PCC Outreach


Tony Hansford - PCC Youth


Rachel Noel - Pastoral Care Coordinator


Jon Shears - Chair of Beacon Project


Alan & Helen Field - Prayer Ministry Coordinators


David Scholes - Fabric Officer


Jo White - Small Group Coordinator


Gary Tyler - Men's Ministry


Christopher Pix - Men's Ministry


Val Hewson (Parish Safeguarding Representative)