Clergy

Clergy on the staff team.

Rev Richard England

Hi, I’m Richard England, Vicar of Crofton Parish. I am married to Kathryn; we have two daughters, Emily and Joannah, and a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Tilly. I was ordained in 2008 in Derbyshire, where I was a curate in Glossop, an ex-mill town outside Manchester. We loved living on the edge of the Peak…

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Rev Colin Prestidge

Colin is married to Anne, has three grown-up children and in 2014 became a grandpa. A retired teacher of 29 years, he has worshipped at Holy Rood since joining the CYFA group as a teenager in 1977. He has been leading services and preaching since the late 1980s and was ordained in 2004. Colin loves…

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Dan Greenfield

Dan is married to Jude and they have “job shared” the training curates post in Crofton Parish since their ordination in June 2018. Dan started out in ministry with students while in Sheffield and this led to him joining the staff team of St. Thomas Crookes, where he worked primarily with young adults. A particularly…

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Jude Greenfield

Jude is married to Dan and they have “job shared” the training curates post in Crofton Parish since their ordination in June 2018. Jude has worked for churches as a lay minister since graduating from the University of Sheffield in 2002  She studied Theology as an Ordinand at St Mellitus College. She and her husband…

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Wing Man Tsang

Wing Man (Wing) is one of the retired clergy who serves in Crofton Parish. Wing, Colleen and their family used to worship at Holy Rood Church and lived in Stubbington when Wing was a Consultant in Pathology at Royal Hospital Haslar between 1995 and 2002 until he was called into full time ordained ministry in…

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Ted Goodyer

Ted is one of the retired clergy who continue to minister part time in Crofton Parish. Ted began his ministry in South Africa in 1968. From 1992 – 2012 he was rector of Alverstoke, before moving to Kent to be residential chaplain to Huggens College Almshouses. In 2019 he celebrated the 50th anniversaryof his ordination…

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Colleen Tsang

Colleen is married to Wing, one of the retired clergy serving in the Parish.  She and Wing worshipped at Holy Rood before Wing trained for the ministry. Colleen first had a call to preach while Wing was a curate in Wales.  Later, while living in Worthing, Colleen trained to be a Reader and used her…

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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…