Meet the team
Reverend Dave GoughVicar
Dave was born, bred and educated in Sheffield and after leaving school with A-Levels had several jobs, including working for Nether Edge hospital, the Crown Prosecution Service and Norwich Union before moving to HSBC Bank. He worked there for 12 years and during his time was a trainer and a manager as well as visiting India on several occasions to train staff.
He felt called to full-time ministry within the church whilst working for HSBC and after selection trained at St John’s College, Nottingham for two years. His curacy was served at St John’s, Park in Sheffield for two and a half years before moving to St James, Woodhouse, where he was the Vicar for the six years before moving to St Anne’s in 2017.
Dave is married to Verity with two boys and Colin the dog.
Tracey is the treasurer at the church. If you would like to make a donation to church or set up a standing order for regular giving please contact her on 07584 248569
Sarah PriorChurch Warden
Sarah works in a busy office, runs a tight ship at home with her husband and two boys and still makes sure the church and hall are always kept in top condition. She always finds time to make sure Rev Dave is doing what he should be doing!
Sarah is also the hall booking secretary and can be contacted on 01909 483304 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah DawsonChurch Administrator
Lianne StonesLicensed Lay Minister (Reader)
Lianne works as a mortgage advisor, is married to Nigel and much of her spare time is taken up spoiling her grandchildren. She became a
licensed Lay Reader at Southwell Minister in October 2020, after two years of study through the Diocese. She is excited about where God is leading her on her journey of faith and has recently begun to explore a bereavement ministry within the church.
Dani JohnstonChildren & Youth Assistant
Dani joined us in May as our Children and Youth Assistant and alongside Claire heads up our primary Kidz groups, our Thursday morning Toddler group and is a regular visitor to Valley Secondary school to walk alongside young people there.
She is Mum to 4 which takes up much of her spare time. She is passionate about telling others the Good News of Jesus.
Claire BishopFamily & Children Team Leader
Claire was formerly a TA in a primary school and joined the St Anne’s team in May 2021. She has a passion to see children grow in faith and confidence and has a vision to see families worshipping together.
Natalie HumphreyParish Safeguarding Officer
Natalie currently works as a Midwife and has many years experience working within safeguarding.
Nigel StonesSSM Curate
Nigel has recently retired and has been a reader at St Anne’s since 2016. In July 2023 he was ordained deacon at Southwell Minster and continues to serve at St Anne’s as a self supporting minister.
Andy BishopChurch Warden
Andy currently runs a bike fit business, having previously competed at the elite level in British Cycling and Triathlon.
Selina ArcherYouth Team Leader
Selina joined the St Anne’s team in September 2021 and brings with her a vast experience of working with young people, both in a paid and voluntary role. She is Mum to 3 children and has a passion to see Young People released into their own journey of faith with God and to find their role in God’s kingdom.
Edith joined St Anne’s after her ordination at Southwell Minster in July 2023. She is Mum to 3 children and is very much looking forward to living and working in Worksop.
Beverley ThorpeLicensed Lay Minister (Reader)
Beverley was licensed as LLM in October 2021 and heads up our ministry to the Old Vicarage Care Home and our Welcome Space on a Wednesday afternoon. Her pastoral heart for people always shines through and is keen to welcome all to Jesus with a warm smile, a prayer and most definitely a ‘Cuppa!’