St Peter’s College is a learning community serving the whole diocese of Sheffield and as such there is a wide pool of people contributing to the learning process, drawing on a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills.
As well as dedicated staff, there are also many members of the clergy and other specialists who are involved in the wide range of courses and learning events going on throughout the year in the Diocese.
For information on the key people involved in the courses you are interested in, please visit the individual course pages...
Canon Dr Christine Gore
Director of Formation for Ministry and Principal of St Peter's, Leader of School of Ministry
As well as her Principal role, Christine heads up and teaches on the Sheffield School of Ministry.
Revd Dr Bill Goodman
Assistant Principal for St Peter's College and Director of Ongoing Ministerial Development
Bill's role is to develop a wide, deep and imaginative programme for the ongoing ministerial and missional learning for lay ministers/leaders and clergy across the Diocese, working in partnership with the Principal of St Peter’s College and Director of Formation for Ministry.
Children and Young People’s Adviser for the Diocese of Sheffield
A national figure in youth and children's work
Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser
Linda oversees good safeguarding practice, delivers essential training and provides vital support.
Revd Tim Fletcher
Director of IME2 (curate training) & parish priest at Stannington
Tim supports all curates in the Diocese as they progress through their training
Revd Mark Cockayne
Director of Parish Support
Mark, with his team, oversees Parish support, mission action planning, mission shaped ministry training and supports churches and leaders in may other ways
Revd Mark Wigglesworth
Mission Development Advisor for Doncaster
Mark works with parishes to support them in mission and growth
Revd John Hibberd
Mission Development Advisor for Sheffield and Rotherham
John works in the Sheffield and Rotherham areas to develop mission partnerships, advise on mission action plans and support parishes in growth and mission.
Revd Joy Adams
Chaplain at Whirlow Spirituality Centre
Joy has been a member of the team delivering the Sheffield Art of Spiritual Accompaniment course for the last 5 courses
Revd Ali Dorey
Diocesan Spiritual Director for Cursillo
Ali serves in the Diocese of Sheffield as Mission Development Coordinator for North Sheffield Estates
Mrs Jacky Stride
Aurora Youth Course Tutor
Jon Buckley has been involved in Christian and Secular Youth Work and Ministry for several years. He has worked in a variety of contexts, both faith and secular based, including with the YMCA, Methodist and URC Churches and in Primary and Secondary School contexts. Jon is a course tutor on the Aurora Youth course.
Centenary Project Leader and Aurora Children Course Tutor
Helen Cockayne is an experienced practitioner, having worked with children and young people in the church for almost 30 years. She teaches on the Aurora Children course and is the project leader of the Centenary Project.
Trish deals with all administration for Foundations and School of Ministry
Parish Support Administrator
Lucy helps with the work of the Parish Support Team
LJ oversees all communications and social media for St Peter's College and the Diocese of Sheffield
Resource Centre Administrator
Stephanie looks after the day to day running of the resource centre at Church House