Rev'd Dr John IllsleyOur minister is Rev Dr. John Illsley. John is married to Jean and they have two grown up children, David and Karen and now grandchildren. For 9 years John and Jean lived in Hong Kong where John was minister of the Methodist International Church, Hong Kong, a large multi-national church. John grew up in Prestwich but moved to Scotland as a boy where he and Jean were eventually to meet.

John also serves as Superintendent Minister of the Bury Methodist Circuit, a group of 16 Methodist Churches from Edenfield to Prestwich.

He is available by e-mail or telephone 01204 883327