The Ministry Team

Fr Tommy Merry (Vicar)

Fr Tommy Merry (Vicar) was born in Lincoln and went to University in Norwich to study Catering and Hospitality Management. He travelled around Asia and worked in Hong Kong as a teacher and then returned to England to work in a church in West Bromwich.

Fr Tommy trained for the priesthood at the College of the Resurrection in Mirfield which included various placements in South Africa. He served as a curate in Hanley, Vicar of Fenton and now as Vicar of St Mark’s Basford and Priest-in-charge of St Margaret’s Wolstanton.

He enjoys cooking, travelling, theatre, walking and reading.

The Revd Pat Dunn (Associate Priest)

The Revd Pat Dunn (Associate Priest) formerly worked in a church school. She has for many years been a local chaplain and supervisor to ordinands and readers in training. Pat continues to have a very full pastoral, preaching and teaching ministry at St. Mark’s.

The Ministry Team also comprises…

Julie Atkins – Reader (Special Responsibility = Family Worship and Administration)

Janet Pazio – Reader (Special Responsibility – Spiritual Accompaniment)