The Revd Vernon Marsh

Revd Vernon Marsh
Revd Vernon Marsh

The chair of the Sheffield District since 2005, Vernon Marsh was born in St Albans and grew up in Bournemouth. He studied French and German at Downing College, Cambridge, trained for the ministry at Wesley House, followed by a year at the University of Tubingen in Germany.

He served in the Newcastle (Brunswick) and Gateshead and Jarrow Circuits before moving to London to be responsible for nine years for work with homeless people in the East End Mission in Stepney.

There followed a period in Portsmouth, including Free Church Chaplaincy in the university, before he took up the superintendency of the Rotherham Circuit in 1995.

Vernon is married to Meg. They have three children: Tom, Jo, and Beth.

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