Ministry Team

Ed Pennington

Ed Pennington


Ed became a Christian as a teenager, and has never looked back. After university, he worked as a geologist for a few years before training to be a Church minister. He then worked in churches in Northampton and Fulwood, before starting at Christ Church Endcliffe. He is married to Helen, and they have three children, Emma, Jonathan and Sophie.

Iona Sewards

Safeguarding Children Officer

Andrew White

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Officer

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Rob Bridgewater

Associate Minister

Rob is married to Caroline and they have three daughters, Lottie, Rosie and Lucy; Rob began his life with Jesus when he was a student in Sheffield. Until he left to train as a minister in London, he worked with an advisory firm to assist corporate pension funds. Following training, he enjoyed three years working for a church in Chapeltown before moving to Christ Church Endcliffe. He is a great cycling fan - all his daughters watched the Tour De France before they could walk.

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Sarah Bradley

Children’s Worker

Sarah grew up in Sheffield, but has lived in Birmingham, Liverpool and London before returning to her roots. When she’s not in the office Sarah enjoys being a mum to her own children, watching 90's US sitcoms and dancing round the kitchen. She became a Christian as a child and has a passion to encourage children to love and follow the Lord Jesus. 

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Lucy Cross


Lucy lived in Buckinghamshire until she moved to Sheffield 3 years ago to study Biomedical Science. She grew up in a Catholic home, and became a Christian during her time at university. In her free time she enjoys playing hockey (and any other sport she can find time for), watching Disney films and dancing round her flat while singing at the top of her voice. She’s looking forward to growing in her faith and serving her church family this year.

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Nikki Kennett


Nikki grew up in a Christian family and became a Christian as a teenager. She came to Sheffield for university and is now staying on as a trainee. In her spare time, she loves watching romcoms, reading books and eating brunch. She’s looking forward to serving the Church this year, growing closer to God and enjoying all the food that comes along with Christian events.