Superintendent Minister: Rev Dr. Stephen Maunder

Rev. Stephen Maunder


Stephen joined the Blackheath and Lewisham Circuit as Superintendent Minister in 2011, and continued in this capacity when the Circuit merged with the Sydenham and Forest Hill Circuit in September 2012 to form the Blackheath and Crystal Palace Circuit. He  has the pastoral care for the congregations at Eltham Park and Lewisham Methodist Churches.

Stephen has also served in the Gosport and Fareham, and Hastings, Bexhill and Rye Circuits, and before entering the ministry worked with children with special educational needs and their families.

Rev Bill Tardy



Rev. Bill Tardy

Bill’s hometown is Houlton, Maine, USA. After studying Marine Science & Marine Biology, Bill  enlisted in the United States Navy, travelling and although never being on a ship, he appreciated the opportunity to meet a wonderful variety of people. After his time in the Navy, Bill pursued a career in education, discovered a passion for helping students who were challenged by the regular academic environment. Bill was subsequently to be ordained as an Elder within the United Methodist Church.

       Bill has pastoral oversight for Burnt Ash, Hither Green and Sunfields