My name is David and I joined the Middlesbrough and Eston Circuit as Superintendent minister in August 2020. I grew up in Bedfordshire, trained at Queens College in Birmingham and have been in circuit ministry since 1994. I have served in: The Isle of Man (3 years), Hinkley in Leicestershire (8 years), York (10 years, with 7 as Superintendent of the old York North Circuit), and in the Thirsk and Northallerton Circuit as Superintendent (5 years). I enjoy cricket, books, food (especially chilli), exploring remote places, walking, bread making, family time, cricket, rugby, golf, any sport involving a ball, and … did I mention cricket?
I am married to Carolyn and we have two grown up children Ruth and Rachel who both live away. Carolyn works as the Regional Safeguarding Officer for the Darlington and Newcastle districts of the Methodist Church.
M&E Circuit has some great work going on with exciting mission projects and some wonderful people. God is always doing something new in our churches and community and I am confident he is with us as we navigate through challenging times. We enjoy living here, making friends and being part of the Church family. I wish you every blessing.
Revd. David Godfrey MA.
Superintendent: Middlesbrough and Eston Methodist Circuit