A church which welcomes you in Jesus’ name,
to grow in his love and share his love by
what we do and say
Action Alliance Member
Reverend Kath Rogers Kath has been at the church since February 2012 and is passionate about helping people know how much Jesus loves them and how he longs for us to respond to his love. She is committed to making the church a place for all ages to worship God and enjoy friendship with other people who are on a journey with God. She also works in Forefield Lane schools which involves taking assemblies and school visits, is a governor for the Infants School and does work with Ventures preschool and wrap around care as Chair of Trustees of the charity. Ministry to local nursing homes and Jospice also occupies much of Kath's time. Kath and her family live in Thornton in the Rectory near the Nags Head.
David Winsland (Churchwarden) David is a retired Primary School Headteacher. He is married to Lynne and they have three grown up sons and five grandchildren. David and Lynne are very active in the work of Lion's Club International both locally and in the North West. David was formerly an active sportsman but now enjoys his sport as a watcher, especially rugby.
Mick Dunphy (Churchwarden) Mick has been a member of ASSF church for nearly twenty years. He currently works in Formby for Tesco [other retailers are available] and lives in Crosby close to Marine Football Club. He is married with two children he can be seen most week days cycling up an down the Formby by-pass making his way to and from work. He helps out around church when available an he and his family are also very active with Messy Church and other church led projects.
Alan Mears (Buildings Project Manager) Alan has lived in Crosby and worshipped at All Saints for over sixty years. Married with two grown-up children and now retired, Alan recently retired as PCC Secretary to take up the reins of the exciting Building Project which will see significant improvement to the church, link area and hall. Alan is also the Health & Safety Co-ordinator as well as company secretary to our childcare charity. With half a working life in civil engineering and half in personnel management, Alan takes a special interest in all buildings and staff matters. In his 'spare' time he enjoys gardening and genealogy and leads on the maintenance of a residential centre near Southport belonging to Girlguiding Sefton.
Andrew Thompson-Smith (Reader & Treasurer) Andrew is married to Penny and they have two children and four grandchildren. By profession he is an architect but was able to take early retirement in 2006 and now works only part time. He is a keen sailor and qualified as a Yachtmaster in 1997 and is Chairman of the local branch of the RNLI. He loves folk music and is guitarist and lead singer of local folk band Time Ashore. Andrew had been a member of St Frideswyde's church for many years prior to the merger with All Saints in December 2011. He was licensed as a lay minister (Reader) in 2007 and now preaches and leads services about once a month.
Audrey Bruford (Reader) Audrey lives locally in Crosby and works full-time as a Manager at Aintree Hospital. She is currently in her first year as a Reader in training. Audrey is involved in children's ministry at ASSF. She is married with two daughters and likes to read in her 'spare time'!!!
Diane Hughes (Hall Secretary, Verger & Electoral Roll Officer) Diane is married, has two grown up children and lives in Crosby where she has worshipped at All Saints with St Frideswydes for a number of years. Diane is the verger for weddings and funerals and also the church hall secretary responsible for hiring the hall out for local community use. She has also been involved with 30th Crosby Beaver Scout Group, based in the scout hut behind the church, as a group sectional assistant for many years. Diane enjoys card making and spending time with her grandchildren and is known to enjoy a bowl of trifle at many of the enjoyable social events the church holds throughout the year.
Geoff Dunn (Parish Office Administrator and PCC Secretary) Geoff lives locally in Moor Lane and has worked at ASSF since November 2012. Geoff attended Christchurch in Moreton when living on the Wirral but now worships occasionally at ASSF but mostly in catholic churches with his partner Sharon (who is the HR Advisor for the Diocese of Liverpool). PCC Secretary duties were assumed from November 2014 when Alan Mears moved on to other duties after many years of service in this role. Geoff has two grown up children, one lives and works in Leeds, the other in Liverpool. Geoff is a keen golfer, playing at Wallasey Golf Club every Saturday and his other passion is Everton FC where for his sins, he has a season ticket.