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



Dee Rev. Denise Yeadon

Rev Dee Yeadon describes herself as ‘a Yorkshire lass’. She worked in education, as a Learning Mentor and Behaviour Support Worker, for 16 years before becoming a Methodist Minister. Dee has been a minister in Bristol and South Wales before moving to the Blackheath & Crystal Palace Circuit on 1 September 2017. She has pastoral oversight for Forest Hill and Wesley hall Methodist churches.





 Rev. Alberta Konadu-Yiadom

Born and raised Ghana, Abe moved to England in the 1980s.  She spent two decades in the UK voluntary and statutory sectors. Then followed ten years as Lay Worker at Wesley’s Chapel and the London North West Mission Circuits. Abe joined the Blackheath & Crystal Palace Circuit on 1 September 2017 as a probationer, and has pastoral oversight for Anerley and Upper Norwood Methodist Churches.