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Who’s Who (Page 2)

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Karen Wainwright

Karen and her husband Will moved to Stubbington in 2016.  Previously they had lived in Devon where Karen completed her training to become a Reader there.  She is however originally from Portsmouth. Karen became a Christian when she was 40 – proof that life does begin at 40!   She looks back with joy at the…

Julie Mizen

Julie became church warden in May 2017, having been part Crofton Parish for nearly ten years. Over the years, Julie has served in a variety of ways including leading a home group, helping with different elements of youth work and being part of the Causeway service team. Having trained as a teacher, Julie was a…

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Jim Nolan

Jim has been married to Gill for over 30 years and they have 3 grown up children scattered around England. Jim became a churchwarden in 2013 having been on the PCC and Local Leadership team for some years. During the week Jim works as an electronics engineer. Gill and Jim enjoy cycling holidays (usually on…

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Simon Swindells

Simon became PCC Secretary in 2015.  He and his wife Pauline moved to the village in 2013 after retiring from the computer development industry.  He has two children, one of whom also attends Holy Rood with his two grandchildren. While not busy on PCC agendas and minutes, or looking after the parish website, you may…

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Sorel Mitchell

Sorel has worshipped at St Edmund’s for about thirty years and has been a member of the Congregational Team since 2002 and a sub-warden since 2008.   Sorel is kept busy as she has overall responsibility for the services at St. Edmund’s, this includes liaising with the leaders and preachers, producing the rota for sidesmen, readers…

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Martin Yeandle

Martin has been worshipping at Crofton with his family since 2004. He is a local GP, his wife Beth is on the staff team and he has 2 teenage children. He became a sub-warden in 2016, based at Holy Rood Church.

Steve Lazell

Steve is married and has two school aged children. He and his family have been members of Holy Rood church for many years. Steve started his second spell as treasurer in 2017.  Thankfully, there are a number of people who support Steve in his role as Treasurer, all working to ensure that the financial aspects…

John and Sue Elgie

John and Sue have been part of Crofton Parish for over ten years. They passionately believe that small groups are the beating heart of the church and work hard to ensure that the leaders are valued and supported. Prayer is the centre of this and they encourage the building of community. Sue and John love…