Our Team

These are the people on our team. Feel free to get in touch.

Chris Tufnell


Chris has been vicar since July 2020.  He’s married to Rebecca and they have three young boys.  They both came to Sheffield for uni, fell in love with the city and have stuck around.

Chris has trusted and followed Jesus as long as he can remember and loves nothing more than to share the good news of the Christian faith with others.  As a result, he really loves his job!

Anna De Castro

Children, youth and Families worker

Anna joined the team in September 2020.  She was raised in Sheffield and now lives in Worrall with her husband, Mendes, and their two daughters.

Helen Hayward

church warden

Helen has lived in Oughtibridge for 45 years since getting married to David, a member of a long–standing local farming family.  They have three children and one grandchild.

Helen used to be a police officer in Sheffield and Rotherham Police Force.  She’s been involved with the church since 2000 and has been church warden since April 2019.

Andrew White

church warden

Andrew recently returned to the parish having previously spent a number of years here.  He’s married to Katie and they have a daughter.

Andrew is a teacher and has been church warden since March 2021.

Helen Kean

Deputy church warden

Helen grew up in Worrall, lived away for 10 years and then returned home in 2004.

Since then Helen has been part of the church family here at OPC. She is married to Iain and they have two teenage children, Sophie and Dan.