Church Committee

Church Committee Members

Lisa Riste


Lisa first attended Chatham Street in 2019, and joined the committee that September. Her interests include cold water swimming, spiritual discovery, mediumship and spiritually inspired poetry.

She lives in Stockport with her partner Craig, where they co-own Zentura Sanctuary.

Nicola Hardbattle

Vice President / Treasurer

Nicola has been attending the church for many years. She is interested in mediumship and healing. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. She lives in Stockport with her husband and 2 children.

Peter St Clair 

Healing Lead / Warden

Peter has been attending the church for many years. He is an SNU Spiritual Healer, trained by The Hook Healing Trust. He is interested in mediumship as well as healing and attends our Meditation & Development circle.

Margaret Grey

Acting Secretary

Margaret has been attending our church since 2022. She undertakes secretarial duties for our committee meetings as well as hosting our Meditation & Development Circle (1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month 7:30-9:30pm).

She assists our Spiritual Healer on a Tuesday evening and also makes a great cuppa!


Dawn Lonergan

Booking Secretary

Dawn has been attending the church since 2020 and helps finding mediums for our Divine Services, Special Events and updating the social media for our beloved sanctuary. She lives in Didsbury with her Romanian and Greek rescue pets and she is a budding florist having recently set up her new business – Floral Angels. She also enjoys raising money for local charities by skydiving out of planes, photography, walking, painting and decorating, attending spiritual development classes and watching live music.

Laura Bird

Ordinary Member

Laura has been coming to Stockport Spiritualist Church for a number of years and is interested in Spiritualism and Spiritual healing.  She lives in Stockport with her two beautiful daughters.