Who's Who


The Vicarage,  Baddeley Green Lane, Milton, Stoke on Trent. ST2 7EY  
Tel: 01782 534062

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Reverend Jill Cooper (Ordained Local Minister - Curate)

Hi, I am Jill - widowed with two grown up sons and one grandaughter.  I began to regularly attend Milton Church years ago. when my father was ill. I found the folk at Milton very friendly and welcoming and I quickly settled in.  My spiritual journey led me to offer myself for ordination, and was accepted. Since my ordination in June 2017, I have been the curate of Milton and Norton Parishes.



Reverend Pat Beckett  (Hon. Assistant Priest)

I was born and grew up in the parish and worked as a Nursery and Infant teacher until I was accepted for training for ordination. I was ordained in the year 2000. I am married to Ray, and we have two married children, and three grandchildren. I retired from full time parish ministry in 2012, and moved back to Milton - where I am privileged to serve.

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Mr David Simcock    (Reader, and Lay-Chair of Milton PCC)

I have been a Reader at Milton Church since 1978.  I am married to Liz and we have two grown-up sons. Celtic Christian spirituality excites me, and I am a member of the Community of Aidan and Hilda. Other interests include practical countryside conservation (Liz and I volunteer with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust) and country walking. I am privileged to help with the ministries of preaching, teaching and pastoral visiting at Milton, and feel blessed by sharing Christian witness with so many friends in this church.

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Liz Durber (Messy Church Co-ordinator)




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Tracey Stanyer   (Church Treasurer)

I have been a member of St Philip and St James' Church for 17 years (although I was christened here back in 1963!) and have been a member of the PCC for over 10 years. My working background is Accountancy, (which is useful when dealing with something as important as the church's finances). I am married to Kevin, and we have two growing sons who have been a part of the Junior/Young Peoples' Church Fellowship in the church since the day they were born, and are now taking on more adult roles. Milton has always been a special church for our family and we all enjoy both its spiritual and social aspects.

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Michael and Karen Convey   (Church Magazine Editors)

We enjoy editing the Parish Magazine, and like to make sure we put in as much as we can about the Parish.  If you've got any news or information which you think others would like to know about just let us know and we can get it out to the Parish.  As well as editing the Parish Magazine, Michael is the Sacristan (preparing the church for services) and PCC Secretary.

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