If you come to visit us, the first person you meet might be from our staff team. Or you may be welcomed by a member of our church family.


Alistair Tresidder


Alistair has been our vicar for 20 years. Prior to St Luke’s, he was a curate at St Anne’s, Limehouse and studied at Cranmer Hall in Durham. He is married to Sheena and they have five children, two dogs and other animals. He is now in his sixth decade.

Josh image

Josh Kendall

Youth and Families Worker

Josh joined the church in 2019 having previously served as the Youth and Families Worker in a church near Bedford. Before that Josh was a primary school teacher for 3 years. Outside of ministry life Josh loves exploring National Trust properties and winning at Pub Quizzes! He serves particularly in the midweek kids groups and coordinating Sunday School.


Sheena Tresidder

Women's Worker

Sheena is married to Alistair and they have 5 children. As the children are all growing up too fast for her she also fosters and is getting used to being asked if she is their grandma. Sheena officially joined our staff team in 2018 having served alongside Alistair in various ways for the last 20 years. She loves teaching the Bible and training the women of St Luke’s . Flapjacks are always on offer. She really enjoys being by the sea, especially in Cornwall.

Heidi Taylor

Heidi Taylor


Heidi joined the church family in 2021; moving from Lowestoft, where she previously worked as a Social Worker. Heidi mainly serves in the children’s and youth groups and in women’s ministry as well as church administration. Outside of ministry Heidi loves watching musicals, walking beside the seaside (with her dogs: Neville and Billy!) and traveling to new places. 

Tim Fairbairn


Tim is married to Claire and they have 3 children. Tim officially joined the staff team in July 2022 after finishing his studies at Oak Hill College.