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This page contains brief details about the "movers and shakers" in Plumtree Church. It also lists the members of the Standing Committee and the current Parochial Church Council (PCC).

Rector | Revd Trevor Kirkman
Trevor Kirkman Tel: 01664 823 788
Email: Send email using a form
Address: Orchard End, 8 Back Lane, Long Clawson, LE14 4NA

Trevor is a Solicitor and the Senior Coroner for Rutland and North Leicestershire. He has been Rector of St Mary's since 2010, prior to which he was at St Mary Magdalene Church in Keyworth.
Reader | Paul Olejnik
Paul Olejnik Mob: 07981 133 747
Email: Send email using a form

As well as being our Reader, Paul is responsible for organizing our Fellowship Events.
Churchwarden | Tony Darby
Tony Darby Tel: 0115 937 5476
Email: Send email using a form

Tony has exciting plans for the church. He's already a skilled compiler of Faculties and is eager to develop a strategic plan to take the church forward in these challenging times.
Churchwarden | Pauline Voce
Pauline Voce Tel: 0115 974 9701
Email: Send email using a form

In addition to being a Churchwarden, Pauline is our chief "flower lady" helping organise flowers for weddings, church events and weekly services.
Treasurer | Barrie Woodcock
Tel: 0115 937 6374
Email: Send email using a form

Secretary to the PCC | Kate Macfarlane
Kate Macfarlane Tel: 0115 921 3114
Email: Send email using a form

Kate has been our PCC Secretary for over 20 years and a member of the choir for almost 30 years.
Electoral Roll Officer | Rosemary Jordan
Rosemary Jordan Tel: 0115 937 2635
Email: Send email using a form
Address: 3 Clipston Lane, Normanton on the Wolds, Keyworth NG12 5NW

Rosemary is also a Deputy Churchwarden, editor of the Church Guide, editor and advertising contact for the parish magazine, and organiser of the cleaning rotas.
Deputy Churchwarden | Fiona Carruthers
Fiona Carruthers Tel: 0115 937 7337
Email: Send email using a form

Fiona also runs the Plumtree Welcome Cafe, looks after the church website and helps post St Mary's entries on Facebook and Twitter. She assists Big Ted with his excursions and web pages.
Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator | Jane Cotton
Jane Cotton Tel: 0115 937 2993
Mob: 07774 461 185
Email: Send email using a form

Jane is our Parish Safeguarding Co-ordinator. Please contact her with regard to any Safeguarding issues.
Choir Leader | Angela North
Tel: 0115 937 4237
Email: Send email using a form

Angela is responsible for keeping the choir in order (a hard task). She directs choir practice on Wednesday evenings and is a keen bell ringer.
Tower Contact | Sue Manley
Tel: 0115 937 2366
Email: Send email using a form

Contact Sue if you are interested in learning to ring or if you are a ringer who would like to join us.

Also, if you are a band of ringers who would like to "borrow" our bells, Sue is the person to ask.
Church Communicator | Jackie Clark
Jackie Clark Tel: 0115 937 4915
Email: Send email using a form

Jackie also helps to co-ordinate the Mission Group and assists with Paul's Fellowship Events. She helps post St Mary's entries on Facebook and Twitter
Gift Aid Secretary | Barbara Tuckwell
Tel: 0115 937 2548
Email: Send email using a form

Having retired as Treasurer (after more years than she cares to remember), Barbara is now our Gift Aid Secretary. She looks after the Promise Forms and Gift Aided donations.
Roving Ambassador | Big Ted
Big Ted Email: Send email using a form
Address: The Children's Corner, St Mary's Church, Church Hill, Plumtree

Big Ted is the Roving Ambassador for St Mary's Church, Plumtree. He pens articles for the Parish Magazine and he has a website where he writes about his adventures and puts his photos.

He also has splendid fur and snoozes a lot (but doesn't snore)!


Needless to say, many other people are involved in running the church and organising services. If you think someone else should be included in this list, please Contact Us.


Parochial Church Council (PCC)

The PCC is a team made up of members of the clergy (termed ex-officio) and also lay members of the church.

For full details of the duties and responsibilities associated with being a member of the PCC, see the Parochial Church Council section of this website.

PCC members for 2019 to 2020 (and, due to COVID-19, continuing until the next election) are:

Ex-officio members:

  • Revd Trevor Kirkman (Rector)
  • Paul Olejnik (Reader)
  • Tony Darby (Churchwarden, Deanery Synod Representative)
  • Pauline Voce (Churchwarden)
  • Fiona Carruthers (Deanery Synod Representative)
  • Jackie Clark (Deanery Synod Representative)

Elected members:

  • Jane Cotton
  • Sylvia Insley
  • Rosemary Jordan
  • Kate Macfarlane
  • Brenda McClay
  • Doris McGowan
  • Jim McKaskie
  • Sue Manley
  • Wendy Miller
  • Angela North
  • Margaret Osbourn
  • Annie Rogers
  • Peter Smith

Standing Committee

The Standing Committee can make decisions affecting the church that need to be taken urgently between PCC meetings.  Members of the Standing Committee for 2019 to 2020 (and, due to COVID-19, continuing until the next election) are:

  • Revd Trevor Kirkman (Rector)
  • Tony Darby (Churchwarden)
  • Pauline Voce (Churchwarden)
  • Kate Macfarlane (Secretary to the PCC)
  • Peter Smith (PCC member)
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