Revd. Stephen Lindridge

Revd. Dr Stephen Lindridge
Chair of District

Stephen is husband to Elaine, Dad of 2 great children Ruth & Sam.  As a Methodist Presbyter for over 20yrs, he has become a passionate encourager, reflective thinker, gentle evangelist, prayerful eclectic and naturally ecological… and was an improving golfer. Stephen started serving the District as Chair in September 2015 after six years working as the Connexional Missioner for the ecumenical mission partnership of Fresh Expressions. Stephen returns to the Newcastle District where he began Circuit ministry in 1994.

Diane Whitfield

PA to Chair of District

Elaine Lindridge

Minister for the Mother House

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Tracey Hume

District Community Engagement Enabler

Kathy Bevan

District Evangelism and Justice Enabler


Christine Armstrong

Secretary to Synod


Chris Horton

Treasurer to District

Carolyn Godfrey

Regional Safeguarding Officer

Mobile: 07534 346374

Email: newcastle.darlingon@


David Stabler

District Property Secretary



John Boyd

Learning and Development Officer