Rev Tom Read joined us in September 2012, all the way from Cantley Methodist Church, also in our circuit!
Tom was born in Dudley, West Midlands and after becoming a Christian at the age of 15 went to work in a bank. He began his ministerial training at the age of 20 in Bristol and also later studied part time at Westminster College, Oxford.
He served in Frodsham and then Biddulph and Mow Cop Circuits before moving to Cantley in 1992.
Tom is married to Jane and is the father to three grown up children. In his spare time, he enjoys watching football and is a keen technophile, especially enjoying his iPad.
As well as minister to Priory, Tom has responsibility for Carr House Wesley and Alder Grove churches, has recently become Synod Secretary as well as supervising Ian Rutherford, Doncaster Circuit's new probationary minister.