Rector - Tim Pullen
Tim has been Rector since October 2013. He worked in business for 10 years before training for ordained ministry at Cranmer Hall, Durham. Tim served his curacy in Coventry and then led a thriving church located just outside the city. Before coming to St Leonard’s Tim served for 5 years as Sub-Dean at Coventry Cathedral.
Tim is married to Jo and they have three adult children, and two granddaughters who help remind them of their age!
Curate - Karen Hanford
Karen has lived in Nottingham for most of her life and worshipped at St Michael’s, Bramcote for many years. She worked for some time in the Probation Service. Karen trained at St John’s Nottingham and was ordained in 2017. She has a particular focus in ministry amongst some of our more long-standing members and has a heart to see people continue to grow in their faith throughout their lives.
Karen is married to David and they have a son who is also ordained.
Churchwarden – Mike Smith
Mike has been a part of various churches over the years since becoming a Christian as a student. Together with his wife Lisa they have been coming to St Leonards for the past 3 years. Mike currently works as a Lecturer in physics at the University of Nottingham. He is a keen cyclist and is trying to learn Chinese!
Churchwarden – Val Sutton
Having moved around England and worshipped at various churches wherever she and her family lived, Val finally came to rest at St. Leonard’s 40 years ago. Since that time she has been involved in many roles within the church and local community and now Churchwarden.
Together with Mike, her role is to work closely with the leadership team to ensure everything runs smoothly at St Leonard's.