Written by Alan Baldwin

Father Carl has left the Parish

The day is finally here and Fr Carl has left Leek & Meerbrook Parish and will shortly take up his new post in the Diocese of Durham

By |June 26th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Father Carl has left the Parish

Fr Carl Peters

Father Carl, who has been Team Vicar at All Saints’ and St Matthew’s since 2001 has accepted the call to serve at Brandon and Ushaw Moor Parishes, near Durham. Fr Carl’s last morning services in the parish will be on Sunday 22nd June and these will be followed by a farewell lunch at Meerbrook and a farewell buffet at […]

By |June 6th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Fr Carl Peters

Rev Nigel Irons

Bishop Geoff of Stafford will be in Leek on Tuesday 8th April to induct Rev Nigel Irons to the post of Rector of Leek & Meerbrook and Vicar of St Edward’s and St John’s Churches. The service, at 7:30 on Tuesday, which will be open to everyone, will include distinguished guests from the community as well as the wider […]

By |April 4th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Rev Nigel Irons

New Team Rector

The Reverend Nigel Irons, currently serving at All Saints’ in Burton on Trent,  has been appointed to the post of Rector for the Leek & Meerbrook Team. He is expected to take up the position around Easter.

By |January 3rd, 2014|News|Comments Off on New Team Rector


Twelve candidates were confirmed yesterday by Bishop Geoff of Stafford at a moving service at St Matthew’s church. Confirmation is a point in a Christian journey at which we confirm the promises made often by our parents and godparents for us. Three of the candidates were baptised during the service and all twelve stated that they intend to lead […]

By |November 29th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Confirmation

Bronze award for St Matthew’s

Each year, the Diocese of Lichfield holds a best kept churchyard competition and this year St Matthew’s Church has been awarded a bronze certificate. Congratulations to Basil Whittaker and to all who have helped him maintain the churchyard to such a high standard.

By |November 29th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Bronze award for St Matthew’s