Meet The Parish Team

Please be aware this page is still being actively worked on and updated.

Not all members of the Church team have been added yet.
We are aiming to have more contact information, updated pictures, and biographies soon!

Phil Arnold

Hi, I’m Phil Arnold, I’ve been the vicar at St. Wifrid’s since 2013. I have 2 kids, a dog and a temperamental cat. I love most sports, and I’m currently becoming reacquainted with my tennis racket after a break. I also play a bit of cricket in the summer and try to stay vaguely physically…

Sue McWhinney

Hello, I’m Sue, and I have been the Curate in Calverley since September 2017. I work in an assistant role alongside Phil. In a former life I worked as a GP in the York area, and spent time at home bringing up our children. Our family enjoy anything to do with the outdoors: walking, climbing,…

Toby Raistrick

Toby works for the church as the primary “Sound Desk” operator, website manager, and has a passion for all things technical.He started over 10 years ago in the Summer of 2009 at Messy Church, helping to operate the Church laptop and PowerPoint slides in the songs. And since then has taken up further roles and…