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The Rev Matthew Calladine is our Rector. He joined St Margaret's in November 2016. Matt's wife, Jo, who is also ordained, works as a prison chaplain. They have two teenage children. Matt has 'green fingers' and loves gardening. He also enjoys cooking, music (especially the Beatles), keeping fit and spending time with his family. He also tries to have 1 week of skiing a year. 

To get in touch with Matt you can call him direct at the Rectory on 0161 432 1844. Please get in touch if you need to make any baptism, wedding or funeral enquiries.


Jane is a Church Warden. She works in equality, diversity and inclusion at the British Council which is the UK’s cultural relations organisation. She leads a home group with husband Colin and has three grown up children.

Jane is also a trustee of Burnage Foodbank and was involved in setting it up in 2014.

She loves the sea, Manchester City and Jesus - not in that order.


Chris is also a Church Warden. He is originally from North Devon and came to Manchester as a student in 1982. He and Helen have lived in Burnage for 25 years
and raised their family here. Chris still works part time as an electronics engineer.

He loves to see people grow in their faith in God and live that faith out in everyday life. He is interested in community issues and buildings- including how they can use less energy. He relaxes by doing all sorts of things outdoors, making and listening to music. He also follows City.


Steph is our Children and Families Worker. She works within the church and local community to share the good news and love of Jesus with children and families.
She works with a fantastic team of volunteers who help to organise various events and activities that are fun, faith building and family centered.

In Steph's spare time she enjoys playing board games, sharing meals with friends and relaxing with a book or film. 


Pearl Hardy, Peter Miller and Peter Capon are Readers at St  Margaret's.

Readers are lay people from all walks of life, who are called by God, theologically trained and licensed by the Church to preach, teach, lead worship and assist in many ways.

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