Who's who?

These are the people you are most likely to meet if and when you make contact with St Ives Free Church.

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Minister: Revd Dr. Catherine Ball

Catherine came to St Ives as minister of the St Ives Group in May 2008. Prior to that she shared
ministry with her husband Peter at Sawston Free Church, and before that at St Neots URC.

Originally from Canada, Catherine trained as Social Worker before entering the URC ministry.

Catherine may be contacted at minister@stivesfreechurch.org


Church Administrator: Gill Innes

Gill has worked in the Church Office since 1996.
Her job is very varied and includes dealing with day to day matters relating to the church building, its volunteer helpers and its many visitors. She also deals with hiring of the building, and assists the treasurers, the church secretaries and the Ministers as necessary.

Contact Gill at the Church Office
Telephone: 01480 468535
or E-mail at: office@stivesfreechurch.org


Church Secretary: Barbara Duffett

Barbara's responsibilities as Church Secretary are the smooth running of Elders' and Church Meetings, and oversight of the church's worship and pastoral care.

Contact Barbara on:
Tel: 01480 395308



Associate Church Secretary: Helen Ackroyd

Helen is one of the Associate Church Secretaries who has responsibility for maintaining church membership lists, duty rotas, pulpit supplies etc.

Tel: 01480 494005




Associate Church Secretary: Stephen Hampson

Stephen is the third member of the Secretariat. He has specific responsibility for overseeing staffing and ensuring compliance with legislation etc.

Tel: 01480 496792


Work with Schools

The church has established a group to work with local schools. Details: