Who's Who


Rev'd Tessa Stephens - Vicar of St Mary's, Nunthorpe


Our Vicar
The Rev'd Tessa Stephens Contact

Tel. 01642 285413

Please contact Tessa with enquiries about Baptisms and Funerals 

Tessa was Chaplain to Teesside University and Associate Minister at St Barnabas’, Linthorpe, prior to coming to Nunthorpe.

Assistant Curate
Rev'd Laura Wild Contact

Laura joined the parish as Assistant Curate on Sunday 30th June 2019 following her ordination at York Minster.

Tel. 01642 961550  

Laura was on placement at St Francis of Assisi, Ingleby Barwick during her training for minisitry. 

Assistant Curate (Part Time)
Rev'd Lisa Opala Contact

Lisa joined the parish as Assistant Curate on Sunday 27th June 2021 following her deconing at York Minster on 26th June.

Lisa is also a member of the Chaplaincy Team at the James Cook University Hospital. (Tel. 01642 854802)



Licenced Reader

Janet Hinton 




Church Warden

David Young





2nd Church Warden Position Vacant 

There is currently a vacancy for a second Church Warden in the parish. If you are resident in the parish (or on the Electoral Roll of this parish) and feel you have what it takes to serve as a Church Warden, then please contact either the Vicar or David Young (see above).

See the Key Roles and Responsibilities of Church Office Holders and Bodies Practice Guidance on the Church of England website, for further information.


Linda Smith - Safeguarding Officer

Safeguarding Officer 

Linda Smith

Please see the Safeguarding page for more inofrmation.


Hon. Secretary 

Graham Hinton


Hon. Treasurer 

Brian Dinsdale


Liz Taylorson

Church Administrator  

Liz Taylorson Contact
01642 973299

Liz will be in the office on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 9am until 12noon. Please telephone to make an appointment before arriving at the office. The Church Administrator is also responsible for Hall Bookings, and can advise on the availability of the hall for private functions as well as regular bookings.


Hall Bookings

Hall booking are normally handled by the Church Administrator - see above.  Please call the office during opening hours (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings or use the Contact Us page.


Electoral Roll Officer

David Cook


To contact any of the above team members, please see the Contact Us page