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Sylvia Best

Sylvia is a Church Warden at St. John’s Church.  After leaving school she worked in London for the Crown Agents for Overseas Governments, the Discharged Prisoners Aid Society, the Probation Service and the Inland Revenue.  Her hobbies include playing short mat bowls, going to the theatre and reading.  Sylvia has two married sons and five […]

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Janet Hynes

Janet is one of the Church Wardens at St. John’s.  She has lived in Corby for 35 years, but was originally from Canvey Island in Essex.  In Canvey, she was actively involved with her local church with Girls’ Brigade and also played the bugle in the joint Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade band.  When moving from Canvey to Corby, […]

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Fiona Silley

Fiona moved to Corby in 2015, along with her husband, Andrew, who is the Curate at St. John’s. She is part of the Leadership Team at St. John’s and has a particular focus on helping people grow as disciples of Jesus, and on the outreach work on the Exeter Estate. Before moving to Corby, Fiona […]

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Andrew Silley

Andrew is the Curate at St John’s Church, and his ministry has a particular focus on the Exeter Estate in Corby. He is married to Fiona and they are expecting their first child in September. He is originally from Bradford in Yorkshire but before moving to Corby spent 3 years in Oxford studying theology. Injury […]

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Jim Wade

Jim Wade is a Licenced Lay Reader at St John’s. Born in Corby in 1942 in the middle of World War 2. Became an enthusiastic Christian at the age of 24 and has sought to serve Jesus ever since. Married to Betty in 1963 and served in the Ambulance service for 28 years – now retired. Interests include […]

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Paul Buckingham

Paul grew up on a large council estate in Isleworth, West London, and after training as a doctor moved to Corby. Intending on staying for just three years, Paul ended up being a GP in Corby for nearly 40 years.  Now being semi-retired, Paul is heavily involved in community and Christian work in both Corby […]

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Hilary Buckingham

Hilary has called Corby her home for over 40 years and has worked locally in the NHS, the prison service and as a magistrate. Hilary frequently travels to Africa working on mission projects which has helped her adapt to the unexpected. Her hobbies include walking, reading, knitting, and working out at the gym. Hilary is […]

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Paul Frost

Paul is the vicar of St John’s and town missioner in Corby.  He is married with three children and has worked in churches in Northampton and Kettering.  Previously he taught Religious Studies and has also been a youth worker and college chaplain.  In his spare time Paul enjoys his family, food and football (Liverpool).