A new Rector for St Mary’s Church

A New Rector for St Mary’s

St Mary’s is delighted to announce the appointment, subject to the legal requirements, of the Rev. Dr. Mark Hart to the post of Rector of Nantwich.

Mark is currently Rector of Plemstall and Guilden Sutton, two parishes east of Chester and was until recently Rural Dean of Chester.

Mark is married to Karen and they have three children, all young adults.

He is an Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands and until recently was a theology tutor for the ministry course of the Southern, North West Training Partnership.

He gained an MA in Mathematics and a PhD in Engineering at Churchill College Cambridge after which he spent ten years in aerodynamics research in the automotive and power generation industries.

This was followed by a period at Trinity College Bristol where he gained a BA in Applied Theology and then to ordination in 1998.

Mark is a keen writer having published one book, “Straight to the Pointlessness” 2011, many articles in the Church Times and other journals and makes a handful of blog posts per year.

Mark has said that he is “thrilled to be appointed to serve the parish of Nantwich and looks forward to supporting the rich diversity of traditions across the congregations at St Mary’s.”