Our Team

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Tim Buckley

Vicar

Married to Sarah with three children, Ellie, Sam and Joe. Loves church pioneering, family, guitars, Macs, jeeps and Jesus, not necessarily in that order...

Administration

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Jill Oldham

Safeguarding

Passionate about children's well-being. Love athletics, roses, overseas travel & hot chocolate! Sustained by family, friends and faith.

⚠️ Safeguarding

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Mark Nish

Treasurer

Mark is on the PCC and leads a Life Hub with his wife, Debbie. He has the best moustache in St Matt's.

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Mary Udale-Smith

Administrator

Enjoys administration, fine wine and chocolate. Loves God, her family and physics.

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Peter Jones

Sexton

Famous for fixing things and his subtle sense of humour... Has a passion for people and encouragement. Loves God, Victoria, single malt whisky, french red wine and home cooking.

Church Wardens

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Andrew Udale-Smith

Chapelwarden

Happiest on mountains but also very happy on the visuals desk at St Matt’s where he is one of the Chapelwardens.

Bill James

Chapelwarden

Bill is a Chapelwarden at St Matt's and is also often found in the audiovisuals operating booth. He is responsible for uploading our sermon podcasts weekly.

Liz Holden-White

Churchwarden

Liz is a Churchwarden for St Thomas.

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Sian Lewis

Churchwarden

Sian is a Churchwarden for St Thomas and has a real passion for community, being very involved in the Widcombe Association.

Life Hub Leaders

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Debbie Nish

Life Hub leader

Debbie is a key part of our planning, prayer and pastoral teams at St Matt’s. Married to Mark, they lead one of our mid-week Life Hubs

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Victoria Jones

Life Hub Leader

Incredibly patient (married to Peter). Leads St Matt’s marriage preparation, prayer and pastoral team. She and Peter also lead a Life Hub.