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Who’s Who

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 and Jude also work together as Families, Children and Youth Team Leads. Dan started out in ministry with students while in Sheffield and this led to him joining the staff team…

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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 and Dan also work together as Families, Children and Youth Team Leads. Jude has worked for churches as a lay minister since graduating from the University of Sheffield in 2002  She…

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Vicki Edwards

Vicki’s role as Parish Manager is wide and varied!  She has the task of ensuring the Parish functions well – covering everything from answering the phone, to producing the Welcome Sheet, to liaising with local groups and organisations, to managing our Human Resources, to organising events …..  So, whatever your involvement with the Parish, you…

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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…

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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Beryl Stares

Beryl has lived in Stubbington all her life.  Her earliest memory of Holy Rood is from when she was a young girl in Sunday School, and she has continued to worship here throughout her life.   Beryl also worked in the parish in the hairdressing salon she owned. Beryl was called into the ministry and…

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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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Marian Graham

After a career in social work, Marian is now the Crofton Parish Safeguarding Representative.  In this role she is kept busy keeping up to date with the latest best-practice safeguarding procedures, checking details of volunteers going through the Parish’s safer-recruiting process and reacting to any concerns that are raised. If you have concerns for anyone’s…