Who’s Who at St Peter’s Church
Priest-in-Charge: The Revd Philippa Good Tel: 07538 595537, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Priest with Permission to Officiate: The Revd Matthew Grayshon Tel: 07960 299434, email email@example.com
Priest with Permission to Officiate: The Revd Christopher Walker Tel: 01980 629234, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Area Dean: The Revd Chris Bradish: PA is Diane Wilson Tel: 07719 994538, email email@example.com
Benefice Administrator: Mrs Abby Kreibich email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Churchwardens: Stephen Baldock (01264 783540) and Patrick Keightley (01264 781418) email@example.com
Hon. Treasurer: Janet Baldock firstname.lastname@example.org
Hon. Secretary: Hugo Deschampsneufs email@example.com
Lay Vice Chair of the PCC: Helen Porter – contact via firstname.lastname@example.org
Electoral Roll Officer: Sally Biles – contact via email@example.com
Safeguarding Officer: Gillian Sanger firstname.lastname@example.org – Tel: 07808 721171
Webmaster: Stephen Baldock email@example.com
Clergy and Licensed Lay Ministers:
The Revd Philippa Good: Priest-in-Charge of the Benefice
Click here for her personal statement printed on the licensing service sheet.
The Revd Matthew Grayshon: Retired Priest with Permission to Officiate
Matthew was ordained in 1981 and served in three parishes (Beverley Minster, Hallwood Cheshire, and St Mary’s Hanwell) before joining us in 2016. He has several times led teams to the Democratic Republic of Congo and to Tanzania in order to support the clergy there and continues to represent the Diocese of Winchester for partnerships with the Church in Africa. He lives in Quarley with his wife Jane and they have two grown-up children and three grandchildren.
Geoff Wortley: Licensed Lay Minister
Geoff has been a confirmed member of the CofE for over fifty-five years. In 1960, he felt called to lay ministry and began to train for Readership despite interruptions for career building and other circumstances. He has great experience in church administration and since being licensed in Norwich in 2005 he has ministered in a six-parish benefice, and a thirty seven parish deanery. Having moved to Hampshire in 2013, he now enjoys his ministry in the Portway & Danebury Team. He is trained in funeral ministry and undertakes this work from time to time. Tel: 01264 889426.
Stephen Baldock: Lay Worship Leader
Stephen was High Master of St Paul’s School in South West London and has lived in Over Wallop since his retirement in 2004. He is again one of the church wardens and Secretary/Lay Vice Chair of the Portway and Danebury Team Council. He helps to run a weekly home group, leads Sunday worship in the team parishes from time to time and plays the organ in the absence of a professional. He is also the webmaster. He is married to Janet, a former GP and now church and team treasurer; they have four married children and ten grandchildren. Email firstname.lastname@example.org (web enquiries for St Peter’s and parish magazine enquiries) or email@example.com (for Team Council business).
Marilyn Childs: Lay Worship Leader
Marilyn was a teacher and musician, both in school and church in Somerset. Having led worship in a Baptist Church for 40+ years, she moved to Over Wallop in 2017 and, while continuing to teach piano, she settled into fellowship at St Peter’s. She enjoys bringing the Bible to life especially through music and drama, and in leading Sunday worship and Bible studies. Her long-suffering, supportive husband is Max and together they help raise their son’s beef cattle. Their son, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren live in Chilbolton. Tel: 01264 783435.
John Searles: Lay Worship Leader with Bishop’s Permission to Preach
John has lived in Over Wallop for many years and has served St Peter’s as churchwarden and PCC member. He studied theology and pastoral studies at Wycliffe Hall. He was licensed as a Lay Worship Leader three years ago and received a licence for the Bishop’s Permission to Preach in October 2021. In the autumn of 2022 he began a three-year training course with a view to Licensed Lay Ministry. Tel: 07502 392153, email firstname.lastname@example.org