MEET THE TEAM

CLERGY

Revd. Matt Hird

Revd. Matt Hird

Vicar

Matt has been vicar of St Matthew’s for 8 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!

matt@stmatthewswolves.com

WIDER STAFF TEAM

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!
 
jack@stmatthewswolves.com

LEADERSHIP TEAMS

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
Growing Together 

Chioma Okafor, Deb Blakemore & Jess Hird

Growing Younger
Rachel Payne

Growing Beyond 
Deb Blakemore & Jess Hird

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Churchwardens

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 &
Jay Coley
wardens@stmatthewswolves.com

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. 

Members: 

Matt Hird (Vicar)
Brian Palmer (Treasurer)
Rachel Reid (Secretary)
Jay Coley (Church Warden)
Lee Blakemore (Church Warden)
Jack Hedger
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. 

Members:

Vicar, Churchwardens, Treasurer & PCC Secretary.