Methodist Church
Who's Who



Rev. David Stretton

01524 761397



Marc Jackson

Anna Bennett
David Booth

Denise FogartyJanet Kitching

Sue MycockChristine Thomas 


 Secretary Treasurer
 Anne Pater 01539 823026 Helen Speed
Church Stewards

Secretary of the Pastoral Committee             Stuart Helliwell

representatives elected by the General Church Meeting

 Moira Beattie Fiona Cartmell Suzanne Flynn
 Sylvia Friend
 Tom Fryers
 Anne Haigh
 Irene Mason David Metcalfe

persons appointed to represent areas of Church Life

 Eric Bartlett Bill Bennett
 Michael Pearson
 Bob Pritchard Christine Thomas
 Alan Reed
 Hilary Webb
 David Metcalfe 

 Circuit Steward Representative  Alastair McNeill

Churches Together in Kendal

Stuart Helliwell 

Traidcraft Stall
on Sunday morning
Anne Pater

Mission Group
(Includes Home Mission,
World Mission, JMA, MHA.)

Secretary - Christine Thomas
Treasurer - Don Spivey

Finance and Property Committee 

Alan Reed

Property Stewards
John Sutcliffe

Alan Reed

Health and Safety Officer
John Sutcliffe

 Room Booking Secretary
Joy Windsor


 Craig Dennison

Safeguarding Officer

Lynn Doherty


Under 5's Singing Groups and
Playways Playgroup 

Treasurer - Rebecca Preston




 Catering Team 

Moyra Beattie and
Dorothy Yemm - 01539 720812

This team runs the weekly Lunch Club for older people, organise meals for events run by the Social Group, provide catering for funerals and visiting coach parties. 

Social Group
Chairman - Bill Bennett

Sunday Morning Coffee Rota
Elaine Thomson







Church Activities 

House Groups meet on various days and evenings.
Contact Revd David Stretton. 

Friendship Group meets every other Thursday evening
7.30 to 9pm.
Contact Margaret Julian

Stricklandgate Stitchers
meet on Tuesday evenings,
7.15pm to 9.15pm.
Contact Moyra Beattie.
01539 720812

The German Language Group meet several times a week.
Contact Phyl Bryant. 

The Social group
organise concerts, suppers, holidays and entertainments as advertised.

Chairman Bill Bennett

Helping Hands

meet at 1.45pm on the 1st Friday of the month

Contact Iris Diggle

Everybody is welcome to join us at any of these activities.
 Publicity and Admin. Group

Bob Pritchard

Church Web site

Stricklandgater Newsletter

Elaine Thomson


 Tuesday Morning Communion
Rev Jeff Thomas  
Church Flowers
Stuart Helliwell  
Communion Steward Team
Florence MacFarlane  
Music co-ordinator
and organ rota

Anne Pater  
Door Stewards Rota

Dorothy Watson


Retired Ministers connected with Stricklandgate

Revd. Peter T. Barker
Revd. Ian Mason
 Revd. William K. Riley Revd. G. Jeff Thomas

               Local Preachers who are members at Stricklandgate

  Harry Allen    
 Iris Diggle
 Barbara Fryers  Tom Fryers
 Stuart Helliwell   Edwin Holwell
 Don Spivey  


Pastoral Team
Intercessory Prayers Rota

  Anne Pater
Stuart Helliwell  
Worship Leader Prayer Files
    Revd Jeff Thomas