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PRIEST-IN-CHARGE

Keith Hilton-Turvey became Priest-in-Charge (Rector Designate) of the Ledbury and Eastnor Group of churches in October 2015. He is a lover and accidental collector of all kinds of eccentric bits of information. He delights in communicating the best message there is, the gospel of Christ, in a variety of ways, using methods and technology - old and new - to all kinds and ages of people, confident in the truth of 2 Timothy 3:16-17. He is keen to see people become disciples of Jesus and to grow in their faith. Keith moved from Cricklewood with his wife Wendy. They met and married in Worcester, they have two adult children. Before ordination Keith worked in distribution and logistics, utilities and IT.  They are both enjoying Ledbury and the surrounding countryside.  
Please continue to pray for the parish and its incumbent. Email Keith


WILLIAM SIMMONDS, ASSISTANT CURATE


William joined the team as Assistant Curate in July 2013, after being ordained as a Deacon.  
His background is in mathematics and he currently works for a small IT company based in Malvern that specialises in the verification of safety-critical computer systems.  As a self-supporting Minister in Secular Employment, William’s ministry is split between the parish and the workplace.  He has a particular interest in pastoral care, including home visits and he is also the chaplain to our Servers.  
Email William



TONY HODDER, ASSOCIATE PRIEST

Tony Hodder joined the team in December 2012. He is has two children, Emmy and Reuben. He was ordained as a Pioneer Minister and is keen to explore new ways in which the church can adapt to meet the needs of and be part of, today's community. Prior to ordination he managed a drop-in centre in Hereford working with and supporting teenagers and young adults. Tony and his family are excited by being part of the church and wider community in Ledbury.  Email Tony



LOIS PRATT, CHURCH WARDEN

Lois was elected as churchwarden in 2011.  She feels deeply privileged to be responsible for the care of such an historic church.  Born in the USA, Lois moved to England in 1971 after marrying Alan, whom she met when she was an exchange student at the then Worcester College of Education.  They have three adult children and eight grandchildren.  Lois is also involved in Mothers’ Union, a house group and church sitting and enjoys reading, family history, travelling and bobbin lace-making. Email Lois



CHRISTINE BAINTON, CHURCH WARDEN

Christine was elected as churchwarden in March 2017. 






PHILIP HOLLAND, CO-ORDINATOR OF MUSIC

Philip sang under John Suddees as a choirboy in Ledbury and began accompanying services on the organ at Yatton as a boy. He studied music at grammar school, firstly piano then the cello. He then taught himself the recorder and had lessons on the Eb Bass Tuba in the sixth form. He taught for seventeen years in London before becoming a deputy head in Tewkesbury. In his early retirement he works as musical co-ordinator at St. Michael’s, accompanies Ledbury Choral Society, Malvern Christian Witness Choir and soloists for the Rotary concerts and sings with the Severn Voices in Malvern. He is married to Sue and between them they have two sons, both called Nicholas.
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SARAH WILLIAMS, GROUP SECRETARY

Sarah Williams has worked as the  Secretary since 2010.  She manages the administration for the Occasional Offices - weddings, funerals and baptisms and any other things that crop up.   She also co-ordinates and produces the monthly “Group Talk” magazine; the weekly church notice sheet and manages the group accounts.   She is often the first point of contact for members of the public and organisations wanting to contact the Group– by telephone, email or in person.  Email Sarah




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