Vicar: The Reverend Glyn Holland B.A., PGCE
Fr Glyn Holland was born in 1959. After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree at Hull University, he then went to study for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) at the University of Bristol.
He then embarked on a career in teaching for a few years. In 1983, he went to study for ordination at the College of the Resurrection (Mirfield). He was deaconed in 1985, and priested in 1986. From 1985 until 1989, he was Assistant Curate at S. Martin’s, Brighouse, in the Diocese of Wakefield. From 1989 until 1996, Fr Glyn was Vicar of Ferrybridge and also Chaplain to Pontefract General Infirmary.
In 1996, he moved to Middlesbrough to become Vicar of All Saints’. In 2008, Fr Glyn was presented with the Middlesbrough ‘Citizen of the Year’ award, in recognition of his work in the community, more specifically within education, local government and regeneration. His interests include reading, cooking and antiques.