Associate and Retired Priests
Rev Tessa Mann, Rev Keith Charnley, Rev Barry Chapman, Rev Bernard Hughes, Rev Paul Batson and Rev Jim Hill are Church of England Priests who volunteer their time to support the work of our churches. We are fortunate to benefit from an eclectic ministry team. From life event services and meditation groups to more traditional and charismatic worship, our team enjoy offering the variety of services that enrich our communities.
Lay Licensed Ministers
Instead of choosing full-time ministry, Rachel Pound and Pat Ellis feel inspired to a specific focus. Their key role is acting as a bridge between the church and the local community. They enjoy leading a variety of services, preaching and offering pastoral support. Their role includes leading a wide variety services in our churches.
Lay Pastoral Assistants
Denise Leigh, Stephen Pike, Elaine Crabbe, Michele Riley, Denise Davies, Gill Fairhurst, Daphne Cox, Elizabeth Bush and Roy Ludlow are members of the congregation who support the ministry team in offering pastoral care. Each person's role will vary according to their skills and experience. Some will accompany families considering baptism, others choose to work in bereavement support or taking Holy Communion in the home. In all cases this work calls for a loving and compassionate heart, and the ability to offer non judgemental listening and support.
The Church Wardens
St Peter's Church, Monkton Farleigh - Colin Dobson St James Church, South Wraxall - David Wyper and Philip Knowling St Nicholas Church, Winsley - Mary Hewetson, Christ Church, Bradford on Avon - Denise Leigh