About Our Staff

Our chapel is run by a part-time pastor and a team of volunteers. You can contact any of them by using our contact page. 'Pastor' means shepherd- he is not a priest ('intermediary') or vicar ('substitute'). 'Deacon' means servant.


Alan Marsden Pastor
I am the part-time pastor of the chapel, and write the daily blog. 
Andy Kay Deacon
Happily married to Janet. I am also a Trustee, my main responsibility being to help to maintain the church's status as a charity by ensuring that we have up-to-date policies and procedures.
Bill Ashton Deacon
Hilary and I have been married for more than forty years; we have four children and four grand-children. We have been Christians for the last thirty-five years or so.
Diana Laycock Church Secretary
I am married to Francis and have two adult sons. I retired from full time social work in 2011 and enjoy reading, walking and road cycling.
Herbert Moorhouse Deacon
I have been at Martin Top most of my life beginning in the Sunday School about 70 years ago. My faith has grown gradually over the years.
Matthew Fawcett Evangelist/Outreach
I lead the chapel's outreach and evangelism. From a farming background, I look forward to introducing new people to the truth of Jesus Christ. 
Stephen Jackson Deacon
I earn a living writing computer programs and doing related geek stuff.