Our team

Manchester City Mission is filled with people who share the same values and vision to help the vulnerable. Each person brings to the team a unique mix of experiences and expertise that empowers the body of Christ to bring freedom through our work.

Staff team

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Terry Durose

Director

Terry and his wife Janet were called into full time ministry in 1995, and for the first seven years Terry served as Pastor in the church in Oldham in…

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Paul Winter

Operation Joy Project Leader

Paul is the Project Leader of Operation Joy, bringing over two decades of outreach experience to MCM.

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Nick Stirling

Chaplain

Nick has been working at Manchester City Mission since 2011. Starting out as the Chaplain for the former Narrowgate Night Shelter, he is now the…

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Ryan Ackrill

Outreach Worker

Ryan works as an Outreach Worker for Operation Joy.

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Cath Stirling

Narrowgate Next Stage Housing Co-ordinator

Cath is our Narrowgate Next Stage HousingCo-ordinator.

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Debs Williams

Groundbreakers Worker

Debs works for Groundbreakers alongside Mary to teach Christian principles according to National Curriculum standards.

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Mary Butt

Groundbreakers Project Leader

Mary loves working with children! From a young age she wanted to be a teacher, and has been teaching RE for over 30 years.

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Janet Durose

Administration Manager

After running their own business for over 12 years, Janet, alongside her husband Terry, was called into pastoral ministry in the 90s.

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Michelle Delaney

Restart Project Leader

Michelle is Restart’s Project Leader and manages a team of five Outreach Workers.

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Barry Matley

Family FoodFayre Project Leader

Barry and his wife were heavily involved in Church youth work in Bradford, before entering Bible College.

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Jenny Lemmon

Dawn Project Leader

From a young age Jenny has always had good relationships with the older generation. But it wasn’t until she had to help a neighbour with dementia…

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Dave Butt

Operations Support Co-ordinator

We welcomed Dave to the role of Operations Support Co-ordinator in March 2021.

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