Who's Who?

Mark Wroe    Vicar

Together with the churchwardens and the church council (PCC), Mark is responsible for leading the church in its mission and ministry. He is married to Caroline and they have three daughters. He is passionate about teaching the Bible and drinking good coffee. 

Tim Sanderson   Associate Minister

As well as working closely with Mark, Tim co-ordinates the youth and children’s ministry, and has a particular interest in how the church can serve the community. He currently leads Messy Church with his wife Steph and is involved in the growing Café HT initiatives. Tim and Steph have two teenage children. He loves going to the cinema, reading, eating out with friends and spending time with his family.

Alice Ward   Assistant Curate

Alice is married to Robert and they have four grown up children who were all in the Holy Trinity playgroup when they were small!  They now have two little granddaughters, in Hamburg and London. Alice’s background is as a therapeutic counsellor, and also chaired Home Housing (a Housing Association) and was on the board of Traidcraft. With her husband Robert, she restarted St Luke’s Church in Spital Tongues as a ‘Fresh Expression’, and will be serving there part time as well as at Holy Trinity church.

Alison Edwards   Administrator

Alison works from the church office and is people's first point of contact by phone, email or in person. Alison is responsible for ensuring the administrative side of things runs smoothly. She also looks after hall and church bookings. Alison is also passionate about developing people's prayer and spirituality and is one of the national Renovare Team.

Sally Hunter  Youth Worker

Sally works closely with our 11-18's groups and is part of the Youth For Christ North East team. She is originally from Leyland, Lancashire, although she has been around the country for the past two years as part of her gap years. She loves sports, both partaking and watching, spending time with friends and family, and eating good food!

Steve Booth   Caretaker

Steve is our part-time caretaker and verger. His main role is to ensure everything is ready for worship and other special events at Holy Trinity, and to support the staff and wardens in taking care of our buildings. Steve has been involved as a member of Holy Trinity for several years.


Colin Smith   Supporting Minister

Colin is a retired ordained minister who supports our ministry in various ways, largely by assisting with leading and preaching in services, but also through his ministry to those who come to our Vintage Lunch for senior residents. Colin is a skilled photographer and keen cyclist.

Justin Burdon    Alpha Co-ordinator

Justin works as a GP having previously served overseas with Tearfund. He coordinates the Alpha Course at Holy Trinity and is part of our preaching team.