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Who’s Who (Page 2)

Carolyn Terry

Carolyn is married to Mike and they have two children called Daniel and Gemma.  Carolyn has a strong passion to see young people growing in their faith and enjoys talking about Jesus to young people.  She loves making the youth work fun, by organising exciting trips, sleepovers, messy games and ways to learn more about…

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Heather Brown

Heather is married to Dave and they have 2 children – one of whom has just flown the nest to university. Heather has been around at Crofton and involved in the children’s work for a number of years. Now she has special responsibility for supporting the running of Little Fish and the Sunday Groups –…

Gill Nolan

Gill Nolan

Gill is the parishes main point of contact for those wishing to get married or have their child baptised at either Holy Rood or St. Edmunds.  She will make the booking for the church and any other rooms or people such as musicians who will be involved, will liaise over the paperwork and arrange visits…

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John Beavan

John is very family orientated; he been married to Helen for over fifty years and has three children and seven grandchildren, who all live locally. John was licensed as Reader in 2000, he had previously been a leader in the Holy Rood, Lighthouse church plant for 4 years.  He enjoys the privilege  of meeting people in…

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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…