Our Leadership and Staff


Archdeacon John Day

Priest In Charge

07921 406178,

I’m the vicar of St Chad's and St Clement's. I combine this with being Adviser to the Archbishop of York in Mission Strategy.

I’m committed to our churches following Jesus Christ's two greats:

the great commandment to love and

the great commission to make disciples.

I’m married to Stephanie. She teaches at St

Mellitus College where women and men are trained as Anglican clergy. We have four married children and six  grandchildren.


I grew up in Scarborough and have lived in London, Durham, Bradford, Leeds and Liverpool. We also lived in Christchurch, NZ for almost 14 years.

I love the theatre, camping and have supported West Brom for over 55 years!


Carolyn Jaques

Church Warden

I have been a member of St Chad’s family for almost 20 years, and am Church

Warden. I am part of the flower arranging team and a member of the singing group who

contribute to the services from time to time. I am also one of the leaders of the Tuesday Knit

and Natter group.


Anne Bush

Assistant Church Warden

I’ve lived in York for over 40 years and am retired. My interests lie in the arts and I enjoy crafts. I am

a Deputy Churchwarden at St Chads and help with the Tuesday knitting and craft group and our

Wednesday Cafe. I’m also a server.

David Butler

Assistant Church Warden

I’m the assistant church warden with particular emphasis on nuts and bolts, bricks

and pipes! I also play my Euphonium in the 4.15 service band.


Peter Phillips

Safeguarding Officer

peter_phillips@hotmail.co.uk or
phone 07787336413


Mike Felton

Hall Manager

07944 224377

I am on the PCC and look after bookings for the church hall. I’m also able to do

small, easy repairs around the building. On a Sunday I operates the sound system in

the church.