Parish Contacts

Clergy, Youth and Schools Leader and Administrator

Rev Craig Bishop

Team Rector

Craig serves the central group of parishes as well as being Team Rector. He likes being out of doors and walking in particular.


Several times a year he makes time to walk up mountains or along long-distance paths.


He enjoys exploring with people how faith connects to and can be evident in, the normal everyday things of life.

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Rev Jay Niblett


Jay joined the VaCE team in July 2020 and is based in the parish of St James' for his curacy. Jay is married with four children and before joining us trained at Trinity College Bristol. He is a lover of books, music, gaming, football and cycling and a big fan of people!


Before training for Ordination Jay was a Youth Pastor and a Worship Leader at St Andrew's Church, Churchdown.

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Youth and Schools Leader and Administrator



Amy Todd

Children and Youth Leader

Amy Joined the VaCE team in January 2018.  Her role is vast, working alongside all 3 of the team’s vicars and 8 of the local schools.

Amy is married with two boys and has lived in various parts of the Globe and has spent time training at the NLTC studying Theology and leadership.

Her passion is for both children and young people to know above all things that they are loved by God and their identity is found in him.

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Elizabeth Jones (Liz)

Church Administrator

As the church administrator, Liz ensures the smooth and efficient operation of the church through overseeing the daily activities.  She is the first point of call for everyone and really enjoys helping people with their enquiries and their special services.


In her free time, Liz enjoys spending time with her family and friends.   Her favourite pastime is sitting in the sun reading a good book. 


Parish Contacts