Photo of Malvern Link with Cowleigh, St Matthias Church, Reverend Phillip Johnson

The Reverend Phillip Johnson

Ordained minister in the Church of England, formerly an actor, theatre director, teacher and movement analyst. Specialising in teamwork development and the organisation of space to foster creativity and idea generation. In church work I focus on communication issues and church growth strategies.

Photo of Malvern Link with Cowleigh, St Matthias Church, Deb Cook

Debs Cook

Debs grew up locally and went to the Chase High School before going to London to train to be a speech and language therapist. She has since lived and worked, as either a therapist or a teacher, in Blackburn, Bristol and later Birmingham where she met her husband Mark.  They...

Photo of Malvern Link with Cowleigh, St Matthias Church, Barbara Johnson

Barbara Johnson

Barbara was raised in California, received a Bachelor’s in Music (cello performance) from UC Irvine and moved to the UK in 2001.  The majority of her working life has been spent in customer-facing roles as a technical consultant and salesperson for business intelligence software firms, which afforded her with significant...

Mike Hancox

Mike was born in Birmingham and was a Sales Manager for AMP (now Tyco Electronics) until taking early retirement in January 2007.  In 2007 he also completed a training course to become a Chaplaincy Volunteer at Worcester Royal Hospital and went on to be licenced as a Reader (LLM) in...

Photo of Malvern Link with Cowleigh, St Matthias Church, Eileen Tomlin

Eileen Tomlin

Eileen Tomlin trained as a Primary School teacher specializing in music. When she took early retirement and had more opportunity to devote time to church activities, she trained as a Reader (Licensed Lay Minister) and was licensed in 2005. Her main ministry has always been with older people, visiting those...

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Mark Cook

Mark has lived and worshipped in the parish for 16 years, having moved here from Handsworth (Birmingham) with his wife Deb and their children, Hannah and Tim. He has been described as a “quintessentially broad Anglican”, which he is quite happy to embrace. He is a lawyer who advises people...

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Anne Hancox

Born in Lancashire, Anne trained as a Speech and Language Therapist at University College London. She worked in the NHS for 41 years specialising initially in Paediatric Learning Disabilities and for the last 30 years, Adult Learning Disabilities [ALD] including Dementia. Having retired from the NHS in December 2015 she...

Photo of Malvern Link with Cowleigh, St Matthias Church, David Bryson

David Bryson

David Bryson is a pupil of David Goode at Eton College. Now 17, he decided to be an organist when he was two and started lessons with Gerdi Troskie at six. He started playing for public worship when he was eight and was the first serving chorister to give an...