Meet The Team

Vicar – Reverend David Griffiths
Associate Priest  – Reverend Susan Griffiths

Reverend David and Susan Griffiths
Reverend David and Susan Griffiths

David comes from the West Midlands and Susan from Eccleshill, Bradford. They met at St John’s theological college Nottingham and were ordained in 1994, married in 1996. Before moving to Silsden in 2010 with their 3 children, they shared a ministry for 7 years at St Paul’s Buttershaw. Both have led intriguing lives before they joined the ministry!

01535 652204 or 07484 320423

David email: vicar@stjamessilsden.org.uk         Susan email rev.susangriffiths@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Honorary Assistant Priest – Pat Smith

Pat Smith
Pat Smith

Pat is from Rawtenstall, Lancashire. She came to worship at St James in 1987 where she became the Mothers’ Union leader, a role she held for many years. Pat was also our church warden for some years until she felt called by God to join the ministry. She was fully ordained as a Priest (un-paid) on July 22nd 2011. (01535 653740 and pat@smithcorner.co.uk)

 

 

Church Wardens

Jayne Robinson

Jayne was born in Keighley and grew up in Silsden where she was confirmed at St James at the age of 12. She has worked at Airedale Hospital most of her working life mainly as a medical secretary. She enjoys working with Churches Together in Silsden and Contact Club.
 

churchwarden2@stjamessilsden.org.uk

 

 

 

Neil Whitaker

Neil is originally from Halifax but has lived in Silsden since 1995, being a member of the congregation at St James, Silsden since 1998.  Neil works in the legal profession, in Leeds.

Neil Whitaker

01535 657402/07885 514093

churchwarden1@stjamessilsden.org.uk