'Now there are a variety of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; and there are a variety of activities, but it is the same God who activates all of them in everyone'.
1 Corinthians 12.4-5
Rev'd Imogen Nay
Prior to coming to St Paul's Church, Imogen has ministered in parishes in South London and the Midlands, and was a residentiary Canon at Chelmsford Cathedral. Prior to ordination she worked with the vulnerably housed, those suffering from addictions, and worked to find safe routes for women out of sex work in the east end of London.
She studied to be a priest in Cambridge and is excited to be back living here with her family. She has a husband and twin boys. Imogen is a committed Christian environmentalist and longs to see deeper integration in our lives, which have become disconnected and fragmented. She has a deep sense of love for children and young people and believes they have much to teach us about God. She is also passionate about teaching and preaching, and believes that the arts have a significant role to play in helping us live vibrant lives connected to our loving God.
For baptism, confirmation, wedding or funeral enquiries please contact Imogen: firstname.lastname@example.org
Centre Manager and Parish Administrator
Dawn was born and raised in Zimbabwe, trained as a cartographer, and has worked for many years as PA to Ministers at a Church in South Africa, where she was also part of the pastoral and hospitality team. Dawn runs the busy St Paul's Community Centre as well as being responsible for parish administration. She may well be the first person you meet at St Paul's!
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Tel: 01223 576899
Bookings and Marketing Manager
Sarah has been part of St Paul's community since 2010, when her eldest started school at St Paul's Primary and her family joined the church. She has worked in sales, marketing and communications for 25 years, much of this time in early years education, which she remains passionate about. She has recently joined the team, following a deep desire to work in a community-focused role.
Sarah enjoys meeting new people and also loves a party! She is at her happiest helping people plan their events, whether they are celebrations, work meetings, concerts, charity days or something else. She loves to chat and welcomes people getting in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org
Licensed Lay Minister
Julia Evans is a Licensed Lay Minister and is involved in leading and speaking at St Paul's and children and families work. She is now retired from primary school teaching which gives her time to be involved in the various programmes at St. Paul's. Julia loves the wide and varied friendships and community of St. Paul's, and is fortunate to have her 2 children living close by with whom she and her husband Martin spend time with, particularly her 8 year old granddaughter Wren who teaches her much about God and life. Unfortunately she also likes food and all things sparkly but tries to contain both! She is currently learning to play the piano, a long time wish, and in the hope of keeping her mind 'nimbleish.'
Licensed Lay Minister
Christina Barry has been involved in the life of St Paul’s church and school since joining the parish in 1985. Life events in recent years led to a ministry in pastoral care and she is now a Licensed Lay Minister. Christina supports ministry with the elderly at St Paul’s in this time of growing need and vulnerability and has developed a good relationship between the church and St George’s Court Nursing Home. Christina has a keen eye for detail and is a great asset on any committee. Christina is still active as a singing teacher and has two adult children living abroad who she enjoys visiting when it is possible.
Helen Robbins is the Music Co-ordinator at St Paul’s. She plays the piano, violin, sings and (occasionally) plays the organ. Helen is an experienced choir leader, working in schools, workplaces and within local communities. Her passion is to connect people through the joy of singing and making music together, whatever age, experience or confidence. On Sundays at St Paul’s, there is a group of singers and instrumentalists who contribute regularly to Sunday worship. Helen is married to Alasdair, has two grown-up daughters and has been part of the St Paul’s community since 1999. If you would like to get involved in music here, please contact Helen via the church office.en Robbins is the Music Co-ordinator at St Paul’s. She plays the piano, violin, sings and (occasionally) plays the organ.
Chris Rose and his wife Sarah have been involved at St Pauls for over 25 years and their two children grew up at St Pauls. Chris was ordained at Ely Cathedral in July 2000 and was appointed non stipendiary (unpaid) curate at St Paul’s to develop new forms of services and to be a voice for marginalised communities. He continued in this role until 2011 when he was appointed Priest in Charge at St Clements Eastcheap. He is the Director of small creative human rights organisation Amos Trust which seeks to challenge injustice, build hope and create change. This work focusses on promoting the rights of Palestinians, creating opportunities for girls living on the streets (focussing on South Africa, India, Burundi and Tanzania) and calling for Climate Justice. St Pauls has close links to Amos work in Palestine, with Amos’ partner projects working with girls on the streets in India and Burundi and with their climate justice partner in Nicaragua. Prior to working at Amos Chris was CEO of Romsey Mill in Cambridge and comes from a youth work background. He has a love of cycling, Derby County, a wide range of contemporary music and of trying not to take life too seriously.
Rev'd Dr Tim Boniface
Tim Boniface is an ordained member of the congregation, who assists in leading services, preaching and playing music at St Paul's. Tim and his family have been associated with St Paul's since 2014, and are delighted to be among the church family since returning to Cambridge in 2020. Tim is Chaplain at Girton College in Cambridge, where he oversees the life of the Chapel, offers spiritual support and is part of the College’s general welfare structure. Alongside this he works as a jazz musician - teaching, recording and performing around the UK jazz scene mainly on saxophones and piano. Tim’s theology PhD explored ideas about what it means for Christian to say that Jesus is transcendent; and he is also interested in the relationship between theology and the arts.
'Beloved let us love one another'
'Everyone who loves is born of God and knows God, for God is love'
1 John 4:7-8
Cambridge, CB2 1JP
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