Meet the St Mary’s team

Vicar

Stephen Partridge
E-mail Vicar

collared shot 2Stephen Partridge is the vicar of St Mary’s Church. He is chair of the PCC and ex-officio member.

 

 

 

Church Wardens

Church Wardens are office holders in the Church. Their responsibilities include the Fabric (infrastructure) of the Church Building, ensuring that services happen, and care for the vicar and family.  Church wardens are volunteers elected annually by the PCC (Church Council) and serve a maximum of six years.

Our current Church wardens are:

Annie Mitchener
07831 129201
or 01202 622512
wardens@smlm.co.uk
Annie is also the Church bookings secretary.

 

Mat Riddell
07743 720175
wardens@smlm.co.uk

 

 

Pastoral Team

Our Pastoral team of Lay Pastoral Assistants visit those who are unable to come to Church services or who are ill, take communion to the local care homes and folk who are housebound and offer love and support in and around our village community. We also have a Safeguarding officer who’s focus is on the safeguarding of all those who are part of, or connected to our Church community.

Our LPA team members are:

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 Mary Gibson 

 

 

 

Liz

Liz Southgate

 

 

 

Ann Jones

 

 

 

Claire Coakes

 

 

 

Charles Hodson

 

 

 

Jayne Catley

 

 

 

Our Safeguarding Officer

Jo Sepkes-Jones

 

 

The PCC

The PCC is the council that is responsible for all areas of Church life and ministry. It is elected each year at the Annual Meeting and each member serves 3 years.  The Vicar and Church Wardens are ex-officio members of the PCC.  The vicar is the Chair of the PCC.

Stephen Partridge is the vicar of St Mary’s Church. He is chair of the PCC and ex-officio member.

 

 

 Mat Riddell is Church Warden and is an ex-officio member of the PCC

 

 

 

Annie Mitchener is Church Warden and is an ex-officio member of the PCC

 

 

 

billBill Carter is vice chair of the PCC and chair of the Fabric Committee which looks after the Church building and makes recommendations to the PCC about the upkeep and development of the Church facilities and Deanery Synod representative.

 

Riette Hodson is the secretary of the PCC. She is responsible for the administration of the PCC minutes and agenda and any correspondence with the council.

 

 

Roger Ong is the PCC treasurer and is responsible for implementing the decisions made by the PCC with regard to the Church budget, fundraising and finances.

 

 

Anne Brown is an elected member of the PCC.

 

 

 

Jayne Catley is an elected member of the PCC.

 

 

 

Andy Dawson is an elected member of the PCC.

 

 

 

Elizabeth Carter is an elected member of the PCC and Deanery Synod representative.

 

 

Claire Coakes is an elected member of the PCC

 

 

 

Kat Riddell is an elected member of the PCC and coordinates children and youth activities in particular our Messy Church events

 

 

 

Sheila Newnham is an elected member of the PCC

 

 

 

Ian Henry is an elected member of the PCC