making and maturing disciples of Jesus Christ in Birmingham and for the world

We number around 200 people of all ages and from a range of backgrounds, most of whom participate actively in the life and work of the church. This page introduces some of those in key positions of leadership and responsibility.

Top photo by Richard Shephard

Chris Hobbs

Chris is married to Helen and they have four children. He has been Senior Minister of St Stephen’s and St Wulstan’s Church since 2000, having previously served as an assistant minister for churches in Hull and London. Before training to be a vicar Chris worked as an engineer. He enjoys most sports, walking, reading and […]

Andy Martin

Andy is married to Amanda and they have one daughter. He joined the church as Assistant Minister in July 2014 after his ordination. Andy trained first as a Civil Engineer, then studied theology at Oak Hill College in London before working for St Nicholas Church, Sevenoaks as Associate Minister. After five years at St Nicholas […]

Helen Buckley

Originally from Manchester, Helen worked as a primary school teacher for four years before moving to Birmingham. She then spent four years with Birmingham City Mission as a schools’ worker until joining the staff of St Stephen’s and St Wulstan’s in 2005. In her spare time, Helen enjoys reading crime thrillers and watching TV.

Jem Huggins

Jem was born in Belfast but grew up in Birmingham, Malawi and Namibia. She studied history at Newcastle University where she met her husband, Oliver. Jem has been an Administrator at St Stephen’s and St Wulstan’s since January 2011. She enjoys doing all thing homely and has a dream to one day be part of […]

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