The Team

The Team

MartinMartin Bailey – Vicar
Martin and family moved from Plymouth to Riseley in 2006. He and his wife, Nicky, have 5 children. In a previous life, Martin worked in Christian book publishing. His hobbies include music and art.


RichardRichard White – Reader
Richard moved to Riseley in 1987, he trained as a micro-biologist and is now a GP practice manager for a GP practice in Bedford. Married to Rachel, they have 3 children.


JohnJohn Wood – Reader
John is Secretary-General of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, an honorary professor of materials at Imperial College and honorary professor of nanotechnology at UCL. He is an adviser to the European Commission and several governments on future of research. He is married to Ali and has two children and a grandchild.

LyndaLynda Simister – Reader
Lynda took early retirement from teaching to join the All Saints ministry team full time. Lynda is responsible for childrens work and for particular ministry for women.


PhilipPhilip Nicholls – Emeritus Reader
Born and bred in Riseley, Phillip became a reader in 1983, he’s a retired engineering technician who worked at a Bedford school. Married to Margaret, they are devoted grandparents.


KeithKeith Williams – Warden
Keith is married to Sue with four children. He is on the Ecumenical Board of Workplace Ministry in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire and a trustee of MODEM – the voice of Christian Leadership, Management and Ministry.

MarkMark Eddon – Warden
Mark is a Maths teacher and is the Deputy head of Kimbolton School. Married to Sally, they have two children.