Loving and serving Jesus, each other,
Greater Manchester and beyond.

Gareth & Lizzy Robinson

Team Leaders

Gareth and Lizzy Robinson are the team leaders. They planted Glo Church in 2011 (www.glochurch.org). Gareth is an ordained Church of England minister and has a background in worship leading; Lizzy’s background is in community development, from which Lizzy set up an award winning charity working in partnership with Glo Church.

Chris & Cat Sayburn


Chris is serving the team as Curate and is also the New Wine England head of worship. Both Cat and Chris serve together on team and love being part of the Saint Philips family!

Rick & Claire Otto

Rick Otto
Head of Children & Youth

Rick is part of the national New Wine Childrens Team, and heads up the Kids & Youth Work team here at Saint Philips

Simon and Sarah Watkinson


Simon was recently ordained and has joined the team to oversee Alpha and our work with Young Adults. He and Sarah will be planting a church from here in a few years time.

Lizzie Secrette

Students Worker

Lizzie Secrette is our amazing Student Worker, working to love and serve the students at Salford and Manchester Universities.

Georgine Sterling

Ops & Admin

Georgina heads up our our church operations and admin department!

Andrew Binns

Church Warden

Andrew joined Saint Philips not long after it was planted, and serves as Church Warden.

Alice Birdwood


Alice has joined the staff to oversee Events and is also serving by administrating NewWineWorship & Church Planting.

Church Wardens

Doris Eaton
Church Warden

Doris has been part of Saint Philips for many years, and is excited about this new venture.

Lizzie Secrette

Jez & Allie
Eden Team

Jez and Allie moved to Salford in 2017 to start an Eden team. After serving overseas they are excited to now be ‘urban missionaries’ and are passionate about loving and serving the community around them.