Vicar of Jesmond & Chairman of The Jesmond Trust
Vicar0191 212 7400 View bio.
David Holloway is the Vicar of Jesmond. Having worked previously in the Sudan, Leeds and on the staff of Wycliffe Hall Theological College, Oxford, he was for many years a member of the General Synod of the Church of England. He then helped start the Christian Institute, Reform and Anglican International Development (AID). He's still involved in all of these.
Multi-site Church Staff
Senior Minister0191 212 5127 Email Jonathan View bio.
Jonathan is Senior Minister of JPC, and on the executive committee of the Anglican Mission in England. He worked as a civil engineer before ordination and was a curate in Corby in the East Midlands before joining the staff of JPC in 1988. He is married to Vivienne and they have three adult children, one daughter-in-law and one grandchild.
Senior Assistant Minister0191 212 7400 Email Jonathan View bio.
Jonathan is responsible for small groups, evangelism, discipleship and pastoral care. Having worked as a Parish Assistant at JPC, he then served as an Intern with Josh McDowell Ministry in the USA. He worked as a History teacher in North Shields before ordination having studied at Cranmer Hall, Durham. He was a curate in Kidsgrove in the North West before returning to JPC staff in 1997. He is married with 3 children.
Senior Assistant Minister0191 212 5128 Email Ian View bio.
Ian's role involves Bible teaching, training leaders and meeting people one-to-one. He previously worked in student ministry, first in churches in Oxford and then Cambridge (where he studied for ministry), before here at JPC. Ian is married to Tess and they have three young children.
Music Co-ordinator0191 212 5178 Email Dave View bio.
Newcastle born and bred, Dave came to a saving faith in Jesus Christ in his early 20s. He oversees the Music Ministry with responsibility for a team of musicians who provide music for all the services. Dave is married to Jen and they have two young sons.
Music Assistant0191 212 5175 Email Kate View bio.
Kate (known as Katie) became a Christian in her late teens at school in York. After spending the last few years studying Music and French at Newcastle University she joined the JPC Parish Assistant team working in the Music and Children's ministries.
Executive Minister0191 212 7402 Email Ramzi View bio.
Ramzi is an Assistant Minister at JPC and his role involves leading the central team. He is chair of the World Mission committee, clergy oversight for Celebrate Recovery and helps run our Life, Christianity and Discipleship Explored Courses. He joined staff in 1998 and for many years coordinated the internationals work at the church, which he continues to be involved in locally and nationally with Friends International. He and his wife have 3 young children.
Admin Co-ordinator (Maternity Leave)View bio.
Becky grew up in Northumberland in a Christian home and came to know Christ as a young teenager. She heads up the Admin team and is married to Dan.
Admin Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover)0191 212 7414 View bio.
Gerald became a Christian in his first term at university. He has been at JPC (and then St Josephs) since 1985 and is married to Mohini. They have five grown-up children. After a career in school teaching and writing he is doing a maternity cover in the church office.
Admin Assistant0191 212 7405 Email Pam View bio.
Pam grew up in a church-going family in Newcastle and began attending JPC as a teenager, shortly after becoming a Christian. She spent 9 years working for the Civil Service before joining the church staff full-time as an Admin Assistant. On Sundays she attends St Joseph's and enjoys helping share the gospel with pre-schoolers.
Admin Assistant0191 212 7403 Email Nicole View bio.
Nicole grew up in Beijing, China and came to Newcastle to study in 2008. She became a Christian through the international ministry at JPC the same year and worked as a translator before joining staff in 2018. Nicole is married to Andrew.
Facilities & Admin Assistant (Maternity Cover)0191 212 7406 View bio.
Dominique grew up in a Christian family and made a decision to trust in Jesus Christ at the age of 8. She grew up in Germany, France and DR Congo (then Zaire). In 2000 she came to Newcastle to study International Health and French at Northumbria University. She joined JPC the same year and volunteered for various international ministries at JPC over the years. She is married to Maarten and they have one daughter.
Finance Administrator0191 212 7408 Email Claire View bio.
Claire became a Christian when she came to Newcastle University to study. She has been a member of the church family at JPC for many years.
Finance Assistant0191 212 7404 Email Jolene View bio.
Jolene grew up in County Durham and became a Christian in her second year at Northumbria University and grew her faith at JPC. She has previously worked in banking and spends time volunteering for Girl Guiding and NCT. She is married to Scott and they have two children.
Facilities Worker0191 212 7401 Email Andrew View bio.
Through witness of Christian parents, Andrew committed his life to Christ at an early age. He first arrived in Newcastle in 2003 to study Town Planning. As Facilities Worker, Andrew manages the buildings at JPC and St Joseph's. He is married to Nicole.
Clayton Media Executive Producer0191 212 7427 Email Zoe View bio.
Zoe Earnshaw was born and grew up in Newcastle. She was brought up to love the Lord Jesus from childhood. She has trained and worked in television in London, the US and the North East as well as attending the Cornhill Training Course. She lived in Australia for 4 years, studying at Moore Theological College where she met her husband Rod. They have 3 small children. Zoe oversees www.clayton.tv
Clayton TV Worker0191 212 7411 Email Ettie View bio.
Having grown up in the sea-side town of Scarborough, Ettie gave her life to Christ aged 19, shortly before moving to Newcastle to study maths. Her new found faith was cemented here at JPC, where after graduating she joined the staff as a Parish Assistant. Ettie now works as Clayton TV worker, as well as co-ordinating the Cameras and Visuals Teams on a Sunday.
Clayton TV Worker0191 212 7409 View bio.
Alice (currently on maternity leave) works part time for Clayton TV; filming, editing and producing videos as well as managing the site and promoting the channel via social media. Alice also carries out various administrative roles for the church and previously worked as the vicar's assistant. Alice grew up in a Christian home in Reading and came up to Newcastle for university. She is married to Peter and also works part time for a charity called Anglican International Development which works in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Vicar's Assistant0191 212 5123 Email Alice View bio.
Alice joined the staff of JPC in 2017. She originally trained as a lawyer but in recent years has worked for 2 local Christian charities including Anglican International Development where she continues to work as administrator, alongside her part-time role of Vicar's Assistant to David Holloway. Alice lives in Northumberland with her husband and 3 daughters.
Jesmond Parish Church Staff
JPC Assistant Minister0191 212 5122 Email Jon View bio.
Jon is one of our assistant ministers with responsibility for the JPC Site Team. He grew up in a Christian home, committing his life to Jesus aged 10. He previously lived in the north of Scotland, serving as a lay elder in his local church while working as RAF aircrew. Jon is married to Debs and they have three energetic boys.
Assistant Minister0191 212 7400 Email Alan View bio.
Alan Munden was ordained 40 years ago and has served in various churches - including twice at JPC. Apart from spending time in research and writing he is involved in leading Bible studies and events within the seniors work. He and his wife Debra have two grown up children.
UST Co-ordinator0191 212 5137 Email Vernon View bio.
Vernon heads up the Newcastle hub of the Union School of Theology training scheme at JPC, mentoring the students. Previously, he had many years' ordained ministry in the Church of England, and more recently experience as a mission field worker in Jordan.
Church Worker0191 212 7424 Email Catherine View bio.
Catherine co-ordinates the Celebrate Recovery ministry. Thankful to God for her own recovery from anorexia and bulimia, she is passionate to tell others of God's desire to help them overcome life's hurts and destructive behaviours and thinking.
Pastoral Visitor0191 212 5136 Email Carolyn View bio.
Carolyn became a Christian when she was a child and went to Capernwray Bible College at age 18. Her background is in nursing and Intensive Care Trauma, with an interest in Bereavement support, and she is also a qualified counsellor. Her role on staff is as a pastoral visitor and support for Prime Time. Carolyn moved from London 10 years ago and has been attending JPC since. She is married to Gareth and they have 3 children.
Head of Children and Youth0191 212 5171 Email Andy View bio.
Andy is an ex-primary teacher and sales manager who heads up the under 11s programme. He enjoys writing and recording Bible songs and is married to Fiona with five children.
Children's Worker0191 212 5170 Email Hannah View bio.
Originally from Cumbria, Hannah grew up in a Christian family and developed her faith at university in Newcastle whilst studying Biomedical Science. After graduating she joined the staff team as a Parish Assistant and now works as the Children's Worker, focusing mainly on work with 7-11 year olds.
Youth Co-ordinator0191 212 7415 Email Dan View bio.
Dan grew up in Northern Ireland and came to Newcastle for university. He oversees the 11-18s youth work and also serves on the Clayton TV team.
Internationals Co-ordinator0191 212 5120 Email Ben View bio.
Ben works with the many internationals in the JPC church family. He co-ordinates JPC Internationals and oversees the Mandarin Fellowship. Day by day this involves planning, giving regular talks, training leaders and meeting with internationals to read the Bible with them.
Student Co-ordinator0191 212 5125 Email Matthew View bio.
Matt coordinates our student work. He became a Christian at a young age back in his native Northern Ireland. He came to Newcastle as a student several years ago and has been here ever since.
Student Worker0191 212 5124 Email Rosy View bio.
Rosy grew up in a Christian family in East Yorkshire but deepened her faith during her time in Newcastle and various periods abroad studying Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies. Rosy is married to Chris and is now part of the UK student work team.
Mandarin Ministry Co-ordinator0191 212 5126 Email Ryan
Parish Assistant0191 212 5138 Email Hamish View bio.
Hamish became a Christian while a teenager, and has deepened his faith through summer camps, time spent in West Africa and as a student at Newcastle Uni through JPC. He is on the Student ministry team and also helps out with different practical duties around the church. In his spare time he enjoys playing rugby for a local club.
Parish Assistant0191 212 7407 Email Peter View bio.
Peter grew up in a Christian family in Cheshire. He grew in his faith through attending youth groups at his church in Knutsford, and whilst coming to JPC during his time as a student at Newcastle University. Peter now works on both the Youth team and the Music team at JPC.
Parish Assitant0191 212 5179 Email Gloria View bio.
Gloria grew up in Papua (Indonesia) and had lived in Malaysia for 6 years. She became a Christian in 2015, just before she went to university. Gloria came to Newcastle as a final year undergraduate and has been enjoying the fellowship in JPC. She's involved in both the Children and International Teams.
St Joseph's Church Staff
St Joseph's Minister0191 337 1495 Email Ken View bio.
Ken has responsibility for our St Joseph's site. He was born in Glasgow and became a Christian at a Scripture Union camp in Scotland. Before joining the church staff he worked for UCCF and undertook a PGCE. He is married to Fiona and they have three children.
Pastoral Visitor0191 337 1492 Email Mohini View bio.
Mohini is married with 5 children and has been attending JPC since 1986. She arrived on staff as Pastoral Visitor in 2009 and is involved in supporting members of the congregation.
Church Worker0191 337 1493 Email Ben View bio.
Ben grew up in the North East and became a Christian at JPC as a teenager. He studied in Bristol and Valencia before returning to Newcastle to work on the JPC staff as a Parish Assistant. He then spent 4 years working in business at P&G. Ben now works full-time at St Joseph's Benwell. In particular, Ben oversees the St Joseph's Midweek Groups.
Youth and Children's Worker0191 337 1494 Email Chris View bio.
Chris grew up in Newcastle and, after studying Chemical Engineering in Sheffield, he moved back and has been working at St Joseph's since it started. He is married to Rosy and is excited about telling children and young people in the local area about Jesus.
St Joseph's Administrator0191 337 1491 Email Karen View bio.
Karen is a part time administrator at St Joseph's Benwell. She grew up in Glasgow in a large and fun Christian family and became a Christian at a Crusaders (now Urban Saints) camp. She is a former French teacher and general sports fan. She is married to Andrew and they have 2 sporty sons.
CAP Debt Centre Manager0191 337 1496 / 07523 677 650 Email Richard View bio.
Richard has lived most of his life in the North East. Having retired from a career in financial services, he is our Christians Against Poverty Debt Centre manager working in the community with those who have debt problems. He is married to Andrea and has two adult children and a growing number of grandchildren!
Churchwarden & AccountantEmail Andrew View bio.
Andrew is a native of Tyneside and joined JPC in 1983. He is married with two children.
Church WardenEmail Will View bio.
Originally from Cumbria, Will came to faith as a student at JPC in 1998 and has been part of the church ever since. He is married to Liz and they have three children. He has been a GP in North Shields since 2006.
Deputy WardenEmail Bob View bio.
Bob became a Christian at 17 through the Christian Union at his school in London. After a Civil Engineering degree his work took him around the UK and to Newcastle with his wife in 1972 when they also joined JPC. They have 3 adult children and 6 grandchildren.
Verger0191 212 7400 View bio.
KC and his wife Emily have been involved in the life of the JPC Church family for many years. In recent times KC has taken on the role of Verger on top of his full time job. His behind-the-scenes responsiblities include opening and locking up the buildings before and after events and Sunday services and looking after the church grounds.