James Pinto


James has been vicar since September 2022. He’s married to Anna and they have 4 children. He first came to Norwich to train to be a teacher and fell in love with the city. He enjoys running, good coffee and getting to the coast. James loves nothing more than talking with others about the good news of Jesus.

John Price

Youth & Children's Worker

Where does one start in describing John? There is so much to say but you’re going to have to wait a little longer!

Hilary Jarrett

Voluntary Church Administrator

Hilary has been in Norfolk for 45 years and cannot imagine living anywhere else – give her big skies over mountains any day. She is relatively new to St. Helen’s & St. Edmund’s and is looking forward to opportunities to reach out into the community and share Jesus with others. Hilary worked as a staff nurse and a financial director in the family business. In her free time she loves walking, reading, cryptic crosswords and cooking. Hilary is married to Lewis, has a cat, two children & 10 assorted grandchildren and step grandchildren who keep her busy!

Kevin Payne

Church Warden

Kevin has lived in Costessey for 40 years. He is married to Helen, they have 2 children, 3 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a cat. Kevin is a semi retired electrician, enjoys singing & is a member of a rock and soul choir and a 5 piece singing band. He enjoys sport: mainly football and Formula 1. Kevin is looking forward to, in his role as warden, helping the church share the good news of Jesus in the local community.

Libby Glover

Church Warden

Libby has worshipped at St Helen’s & St Edmund’s since the early 1980s. She has 2 grown sons who live locally and 6 grandchildren. For most of her working life she worked in the city centre but since Covid had a change of career and now works in adult social care. In her free time Libby enjoys reading, gardening, going to the theatre, listening to music and spending time with her family.