Revd. Matt Hird

Revd. Matt Hird


Matt has been vicar of St Matthew’s for 6 years. He is married to Jess, with two young children. Matt loves making music, walking, running, sharing good food with friends, movies, reading, real ale, his family and Jesus… but not necessarily in that order!


Jack Hedger

Jack Hedger

Operations Assitant

Jack moved to Wolverhampton in 2016 and now calls this city home. He is currently studying Theology at St Mellitus. Jack is a Lord of the Rings nerd, enjoys making and building things and will often be seeing ‘scootering’ to church!
Bea Reid

Bea Reid

Children's and Youth Assistant

Originally from Essex, Bethany joined St Matt’s in Oct 2018. She is currently studying Theology at St Mellitus. Bea is creative,  loves coffee, writing poetry and dreams of being a published author.


MLT - Ministry Leadership Team

This team is responsible for enabling the people of St Matthew’s to make the vision a reality.
Growing Deeper 
Matt Hird, Rebi Hedger & 

Sheila Troath

Growing Together 
Chioma Okafor

Growing Younger
Ann Macmanomy & Helen

Growing Beyond 
Jack Hedger



They are assist the clergy with the day-to-day running of the parish. They are the Bishop’s representatives in the parish. 
Lee Blakemore &
Jack Hedger

PCC - Parochial Church Council

This team are the elected trustees of St Matthew’s Church. They are responsible for setting out the vision of St Matthew’s as well as looking after the finances & fabric of the building. 


Matt Hird (Vicar)
Brian Palmer (Treasurer)
Jack Hedger (Church Warden)
Lee Blakemore (Church Warden)
Helen Foster
Rachel Payne
Charley Taft
Dawn Payne
Rebi Hedger

Resource Team

This team is responsible for managing the major resources of St Matthew’s such as finance & building work. 


Vicar, Churchwardens, Treasurer & PCC Secretary.