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Archdeacon of Liverpool
Archdeacon of Liverpool
Venerable Mike McGurk
Tel: 0151 705 2154
mike.mcgurk@liverpool.anglican.org

orn in Leigh, Lancashire, Mike spent many of his formative years in Co Mayo, Ireland. After school, he joined an enclosed religious order and upon leaving the monastery started work in social / probation work.
 
He spent many years involved in the house church / Pentecostal church before being called into the Church of England.
 
Most of his working life was in event production management, before training for ordination at St. John Nottingham.
 
He served his curacy in a council estate. He has been Rector of Christ Church Harpurhey for the past 8 years and Area Dean of North Manchester for 5 years. He's been involved in New Wine leader network for many years.
 
He has grown local churches in tough urban areas working collaboratively with all God people in building a bigger church making a bigger difference.
Archdeacon Knowsley and Sefton
Archdeacon of Knowsley and Sefton
Venerable Pete Spiers

Tel: 0151 705 2159
pete.spiers@liverpool.anglican.org

Pete was previously the Vicar of St Luke's Crosby. He has spent the whole of his ordained life in the Diocese, ministering in a number of parishes and social contexts here. For some time he was Chair of our House of Clergy, and served also as Chair of the national Clergy Chairs Forum.

In addition Pete has served on the General Synod and as a national member of the Crown Nominations Commission among many other things. 

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Archdeacon St Helens and Warrington
Archdeacon of St Helens and Warrington
Venerable Roger Preece

Tel: 0151 705 2159
roger.preece@liverpool.anglican.org

Roger was previously the Vicar of Bowdon in the Diocese of Chester, and before this was on the staff at All Saints Marple in that Diocese. His life prior to ordination included many years in management consultancy and in the financial sector.

Roger’s work at Bowdon has been written up and highlighted by the national Church Growth team as an example of sustained good practice.

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Archdeacon Wigan and West Lancashire
Archdeacon of Wigan and West Lancashire
Venerable Jennifer McKenzie

Tel: 0151 705 2154
jennifer.mckenzie@liverpool.anglican.org

Jennifer previously served in a number of roles in the Dioceses of Washington DC and Virginia within The Episcopal Church since 2002. In Washington she served the Task Forces on Congregational Development and on Affordable Housing.

She has experience in interim ministry and in resolving conflict within congregations, in one parish setting in particular as a result of the difficulties and litigation in The Episcopal Church over these past years. Jennifer has her MDiv and has completed the coursework toward her Doctor of Ministry in Ministry Development, both from Virginia Theological Seminary.

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