Riverside is led by a ministry team, supported by a leadership team.

Ministry Team

Minister

Rev. Robert Bushby

Robert Bushby is an ordained minister in the United Reformed Church and joined the leadership team at Riverside in 2018. He is married to Kerry and they have two children and two grandchildren. He enjoys walking and is a supporter of St Helens Rugby League Club, having lived in St Helens for six years.

Robert shares the ministry of Riverside Church with a mission responsibility for the East Midlands Synod of the United Reformed Church.

 

Senior Leader

Peter Harding

Peter  Harding was ordained as an Anglican Priest in 1979, and was formerly the Senior Leader at Sleaford Community Church until Riverside was formed. He retired as Head of English at Carre's Grammar School, having worked in education for over 30 years, as a teacher and as a School Improvement Inspector. Peter is married to Margaret, and they have three adult children and nine grandchildren.

 

Leadership Team

Church Secretary 

Dr Brian Coaker

Brian is a consulting engineer, having held management positions with a major electronics manufacturing company.  
He is married to Gwyn and they have two children.

 

Treasurer

Mr Keith Blanchard

Keith works for a local software company, is married to Sam and has two children.

 

Children's Work

Currently vacant

 

Premises 

Jack Marris

Jack is a former police officer and builder, and a graduate of Moorlands Bible College.  He is married to Sue.

 

Pastoral

Sue Marris

Sue completed her studies at Moorlands Bible College.  She and Jack have three adult children and several grandchildren.

 

Safeguarding

 Anne Annison

  • 1 Corinthians 1:10

    “[A Church Divided Over Leaders] I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you,[…]

Sun May 22, 10:45 - 12:00
Morning Worship (10:45)
Mon May 23, 07:30 -
Prayer Meeting (Zoom)
Mon May 23, 09:30 - 11:30
Riverside Ducklings Children's Group
Mon May 23, 10:00 - 14:00
Source Cafe
Mon May 23, 19:00 - 21:00
Short mat bowls
Tue May 24, 10:00 - 12:00
Coffee morning
Tue May 24, 11:00 - 12:30
Home group at Church
Tue May 24, 19:00 - 21:00
Short mat bowls
Wed May 25, 10:00 - 14:00
Source Cafe
Wed May 25, 12:00 -
Wednesday House group
Wed May 25, 18:15 - 21:00
Boys Brigade
Thu May 26, 10:00 - 14:00
Source Cafe
Thu May 26, 10:30 -
Home group (Leasingham)
Thu May 26, 18:00 - 21:00
Girls Brigade

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