minister

Tim Chapman

Tim spent 6 years as a soldier before training for Ministry. After beginning at All Saints Little Shelford as an assistant minister, in 2006 he helped to start Christ Church South Cambs in Sawston.

He enjoys squash and paragliding,  reading biographies of mountaineers and offshore sailors, and good novels. Tim is married to Lucy who also serves on the staff team. They have 3 children in their teens and above.

Elder

Pete Woodroffe

Peter became a Christian in Nottingham in 2002. He then worked as a Maths teacher for 12 years before moving down to Linton to join the Independent Schools Association. Peter is married to Liz and father of 3. In his spare time, Peter is a governor at Linton Village College, plays strategic board games, and attempts to cycle and swim, although not as much as he should.

Elder

Andy Gilmore

Andy put his trust in Christ as a teenager. He married Kate in 1996 and they have been blessed with 6 kids. His time is spent teaching primary school children, hanging out with his family and occasionally strumming a guitar.

Youth worker

Alyce Grimshaw

Alyce is mother to three lovely children and spends a lot of her time going to baby groups and having play dates! Alyce is originally from Huddersfield, went to University in Manchester, where she met and married Ben and they have been in South Cambs since 2013. Alyce loves musicals, watching box sets and spending time with good friends.

Pastoral associate

Flo Menzies

Flo’s remit is pastoral support and biblical counselling, individually, in small groups and via growing and supporting group leaders.  She also covers church admin in support of the Trustees.  Flo was a secondary teacher and year head for many years, before moving to church staff and training in biblical counselling.  She enjoys time catching up with friends, walking, and knitting.  She is juggling life in Sawston with family in Scotland and coping with SLE.

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

Lucy Chapman

Lucy has responsibility, with others, for the ministry among women at Christ Church. She leads a daytime Bible study group and a weekly enquirers group for women. Lucy trained as a Civil Engineer and worked on Bridges and Tunnels before marrying Tim and training for ministry. Lucy likes a good Science-fiction read,  loves an energetic card game , enjoys getting out in nature and occasionally paraglides and kayaks.

The whole church family is thoroughly involved in keeping our church running. On any given Sunday, 10-15 of us will be serving in some way – from teaching the children, to leading music, to serving coffee. During the week, many more get involved in small groups and informal support for each other and those around us.

other responsibilities include
  • Creche – Richard Meiser-Steadman
  • Reception to year 5 – Andy Gilmore
  • Sound – Mike Hobbs
  • Music – Liz Woodroffe
  • Website – Tim Chapman 
  • Mission Group – Stuart Creed, Jane Helden, Aviva David,
    Vinod Duraikan
  • Catering – Aviva David
  • Safeguarding – Sue Duraikan, Catherine Kang