Revd John Owen, Vicar firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 01730 264282 John Owen has been vicar of the benefice for eleven years. He has three grown up daughters, keeps goats, poultry, pigs and bees and is Bishop's Rural Advisor for Portsmouth Diocese. He's an Honorary Canon of Portsmouth Cathedral.
Revd Susie Collingridge, Associate Vicar email@example.com Tel 01428 724378 Susie has been Associate Vicar since October 2018, having moved to Hampshire. Susie has two grown up daughters, three adult step-children and a lively black Labrador. Susie has recently completed her doctorate studies at Chester University.
Sue Jones, Reader-in-Training Susan.firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue retired in 2016 from a 15-year career as a headteacher and school inspector. She previously worked in corporate finance in the City. Since retiring, Sue has completed an MA degree in systematic and philosophical theology and is currently researching for a PhD in theology and economics. She is the mother of four children, the oldest of whom died in 2002, and she has one grandson. Sue is a trustee of two educational charities, and is a governor of Bedales. Her hobbies include gardening, and watching almost every type of competitive sport!
Revd Joanna Farrell has lived in the parish of Froxfield with Privett since 1983 and has been involved with various aspects of life in the community as well as spending time as an Assistant Chaplain at Queen Alexandra Hospital. She and her husband live with assorted cats and dogs, enjoying life in the country. She has two married sons and five grandchildren. Joanna assists with services in the churches and with outreach to the different communities of the benefice. She is a priest with the Bishop's Permission to Officiate (PtO) in the benefice and within the Diocese of Portsmouth. email@example.com
Lindsay Clegg, Lay Pastoral Assistant (LPA) firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 01730 827505 Lindsay is the first LPA of the benefice, and assists the clergy in visiting, the distribution of home communion, and providing pastoral support. Please contact him if you would like a visit. He is married to Sue and has two sons and a daughter. They have lived in Froxfield for over 25 years.
Caroline Hilton, Reader email@example.com Caroline came to Steep in 1985 and was soon helping with the Sunday School. That was the start of her calling to become a Reader in 1997. She feels her work is now more as a spiritual director and teacher. To follow God's rule of love is not easy but by his Grace and the Holy Spirit, Caroline hopes to continue her ministry wherever she is and to all whom she meets.
Our Church School Foundation Governors are Edward Sadler (Froxfield) and Ellen Yeo (Steep)
Anne Grove is Benefice Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org Anne coordinates the arrangements for weddings, deals with a wide range of administrative jobs, produces the weekly news sheet as well as posters and publicity in the two parishes.
Our safeguarding officers are Kate Allen (Froxfield) tel 01730 260531 and Judy Thompson (Steep) tel 01730 267362