Ministry Team

 Rev. Reg Sinclair

 Team Rector of the United Benefice of Atherto &, Hindsford with Howe Bridge and Principal Minister of St. Michael's Church and St George's Church.. His background is in engineering and project management. He leads the Benefice's very active link with a parish in Namibia, having been privileged to visit on 3 occasions. Reg enjoys walking (particularly in the Lake District) and sport (mainly watching these days!).




Revd. Tracy Marshall

Tracy joined the United Benefice of Atherton and Hindsford with Howe Bridge as Team Vicar in October 2019. She is Principal Minister of St Philip’s Church and Atherton Parish Church (St John’s).

Her background is in Primary Education; and she is passionate about finding ways to introduce and nurture the love of Jesus in people of all ages and stages of their faith journey. Tracy enjoys family time, listening to and playing music.


Mrs Cath Baines                                                                                                             From July 2012 Cath has been a licensed Lay Reader in the United Benefice of Atherton &  Hindsford with Howe Bridge. She is married with 3 children and two grandchildren, and before training as a Reader she worked for 37 years as a civil servant. Cath works alongside the clergy team in the 4 churches of  the benefice, assisting with services, leading intercessions and preaching. Interests are counted cross stitch, Sudoku, Wii Fit Plus and reading historical novels.






Emeritus Ministers
Retired members of the ministry team who help in the benefice.

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