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Vicar - Richard Walker


Richard has lived in the Leeds & Bradford area for most of his life and before being ordained worked in industrial marketing. He is married to Andrea and they have two children, Daniel and Ben. In his spare time he enjoys cooking and eating curries, drinking red wine and spending time with his family. He has been vicar of St. John's since 2004.

Who's Who at St. John's?

Admininstrator - Liz Keefe


Liz will be your first point of contact if you ring the church office. She has been a member of St. John's for a few years. She's married to Tim and they have a daughter, Anita. Liz loves playing and singing in the worship band.

Bev photo Aug 2015 Liz Janice

Vicar with PTO - Janice Smith

Rosemary Mitchell

Ordinand - Rosemary Mitchell


Rosemary is currently an ordinand at St Hild College on placement for two years at St John's; she used to be a history lecturer at Leeds Trinity University, and attended St Peter's, Rawdon.  She likes walking in the Dales, eating chocolate, writing poetry and reading detective novels