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Who's Who

at St James and St Paul's


Mark Wilson


Mark has been the Vicar at St James and St Paul since July 2018.

Mark grew up in Manchester on the Racecourse Estate, after training in catering, Mark moved to London for a gap year to try his hand at full-time ministry in 2005. After that, Mark then moved to St Mark's New Ferry on the Wirral where he was Ministry Trainee for two years, then moving to be Children's and Youth Worker at St Lawrence Bovingdon in rural Heartfordshire. In 2012 Mark was selected for Ordained Ministry and went to Vicar factory in Durham before serving as a Curate at St Thomas' Kidsgrove in Staffordshire. 

Mark is married to Rebecca and has three children. During his spare time, Mark enjoys playing the guitar and building lego. But whilst his children are awake and Mark isn't working, you can normally find him being climbed on by his three children.

You can contact Mark by phone

0121 532 2865

or the contact card below

Emily Taylor

Children's and Youth Minister

Originally from Liverpool,

Emily has been working in children’s ministry since 1999.

A proud auntie to Izzy and Bailey, when not working, Emily is a keen movie buff and will often be found at the local cinema. Emily also loves spending time in the countryside, travel and exploring new cities around the world.

You can contact Emily by phone

0121 502 0879

or the contact card below


Clive Bradley

Church Warden

Clive has been a member of St James with St Paul for many years

and is also one of our musician who plays the organ and piano most Sundays, along with our vicar Mark. 

You can also see Clive in some our YouTube videos for bed time bible stories and Open the Book videos.

Kerry Gorton

Church Warden

Kerry has been a life long member of St Paul's and over the last few years St James as well.

Kerry has two children and one grandchild who you can see Kerry looking after at our various church activities thought out the week.

Kerry also loves to go meet up with her friends and family.


Lisa Mansion

Safeguarding Officer

Lisa has been apart of St James and St Pauls for the last three years and is also a leader in our scout group 46th Sandwell (St James Hill Top) 

To contact Lisa please use the contact form on our safeguarding page by clicking here.

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