The Reverend Dr Jennie Hurd is Chair of the Methodist Synod Cymru and Superintendent Minister of the Cymru Circuit.  Jennie comes from Yorkshire and was trained for the Ministry at Queen’s, Birmingham (1990-93). She has served the Nunneaton and Atherstone (1993-99), Y Glannau (1999-2004), Dudley and Netherton (2004-2009) and Wales (2013-) circuits. She began to learn Welsh when she was called to her second pastorate in Flint. She studied for a PhD at Birmingham University in practical theology of feminism with a particular focus on end of life care. She has been married to Peter since 1993.