Who’s Who

The Reverend Stephen Pullin
Stephen spent 14 years in industry and management consulting before ordination training at Trinity College, Bristol. He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and Theology and a Masters degree in Business Administration.
Stephen served his curacy at St Stephen, Soundwell (Bristol Diocese, 2004-2007) and was Priest-in-Charge of St John the Baptist, Frenchay and Holy Trinity, Stapleton (Bristol Diocese 2007-2014). He is also the Area Dean for Reading.
Stephen’s interests include leadership development and Liberation Theology. He is a Trustee of the Church Pastoral Aid Society.


The Reverend Sarah Pullin

Sarah is a practising solicitor with a global law firm. Her area of expertise is Knowledge Management and Learning & Development.
Sarah served her curacy at St Stephen in the City (Bristol Diocese, 2010-2014) where she developed missional initiatives to help the Church community engage with the civic and business communities.
Sarah’s interests include helping to equip people to express their Christian faith with relevance and confidence in their own spheres of life, be that in the workplace, the home or elsewhere in the public context. She is a Director of Wycliffe Hall, a private hall of the University of Oxford.

The Reverend Judith Sumner (part-time Curate)

Judith was ordained on July 2nd 2016, having trained at Ripon College Cuddesdon on the Oxford Ministry Course. She has lived in the Reading area for twenty-six years.

The Reverend Andrew Bond

Andrew a self-supporting (voluntary) minister and still practices as a lawyer in London. He was ordained in 2012 having studied on the Oxford Ministry Course at Ripon College Cuddesdon. He served his curacy at St James the Less in Pangbourne a village where he lives with his wife Caroline (who is Deputy Head, Pastoral at Pangbourne College).  Andrew was brought up and educated (in part) in Nairobi, Kenya. One of His particular responsibilities will be to set up and take the lead in a new initiative to engage with the professional and business community in Reading.