S Rankin resizedSteve Rankin, Vicar

Originally the curate at Sale West, Steve was appointed as the Vicar at St Mary's in 2005. Steve is a visionary and strategically leads the church in its mission. He loves watching and playing sport. Steve is married to Outi and they have three children.

Email: / Tel: 0161 973 5118

N Gregory resizedNathan Gregory, Church Plant Associate Vicar

After working as the Assistant Chaplain of St Paul's Tevuren in Belgium, Nathan joined St Mary's in the new role of Church Plant Associate Vicar. Nathan is passionate about seeing the people of God being confident in sharing the Gospel. He has three children with his wife Jen and they all enjoy spending time in the forest or camping.

Email: / Tel: 0161 425 6796

E Atkinson resizedEmma Atkinson, Head of Operations 

Emma joined the office team in 2014 as our Receptionist & Administrator before being appointed as our Head of Operations in 2021. She now manages the church office and is involved in strategy and development across the church. Emma is married to Dave and they have two children. 

Email: / Tel: 0161 291 9283

JulieJulie Loynd, Children's Pastor

Julie was appointed as the Parish Children's Pastor in 2018, having previously worked for our pre-school Playgroup, Butterflies.  Julie is married with 2 children and has been a member at St Mary's for many years.

Email: / Tel: 0161 291 9283

Carol DCarol Dodgson, Sale West Children & Families Worker

Appointed in 2018, Carol works part-time in the role of Children and Families Worker at Sale West. Carol is responsible for the Community Mentoring Programme which is currently being set up to serve the Sale West community.


A Stewart resizedAlex Stewart, Youthworker

Alex works for Trafford YFC as their Church Youth and Community Worker. As part of his role, he is working as the lead youthworker for both St Mary's, and St Alban's Church. Alex is passionate about youth and community work and wants to see the church as the heart of the community.


I SnuddenInsook Snudden, Parish Finance Officer

Already a member at St Mary's, Insook joined the office team in 2020. Insook manages the church finances and contracts for the buildings.

Email: / Tel: 0161 291 9283

D MarklandDanielle Markland, Data Administrator

Danielle re-joined the office in 2018 to work one morning a week to help with administration in our busy church and church centre. Danielle is married to Martyn and they have one son. They are both active members in other ministries within St Mary’s.

Email: / Tel: 0161 291 9283
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Carol Martin, Receptionist and Parish Administrator

A member of St Mary’s for many years, Carol joined the team in 2021 as our Receptionist and Parish Administrator. Carol is a big football fan and spends most weekends cheering on her team.

Email: / Tel: 0161 291 9283

Snowdon CCathy Snowdon, Cafe Manager

Cathy took over the management of the Heartbeat cafe in 2019. She manages and runs the cafe each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with a team of volunteers. Cathy has 4 grown-up children and has been a member at St Mary's for many years and is also involved in junior church at St Mary's.

B MacfadenBrian Macfaden, Treasurer & Reader 

Brian is a Licensed Reader and has taken on the role of treasurer for the church, working closely with our finance officer. Brian enjoys cycling and is married with two grown up children.

Email: / Tel: 0744 341 7484