Who’s Who at St Peter’s Church

Rector of the Benefice: The Revd Philippa Good Tel: 07538 595537, email revd.phili.pdb@gmail.com

Priest with Permission to Officiate: The Revd Matthew Grayshon Tel: 07960 299434, email revupmg@gmail.com

Priest with Permission to Officiate: The Revd Christopher Walker Tel: 01980 629234, email horseshoewalkers@gmail.com

Area Dean: The Revd Howard Jameson: email revh.jameson@gmail.com

Benefice Administrator: Mrs Abby Kreibich email: assistant.pdb@gmail.com
Churchwarden: Stephen Baldock (01264 783540) churchwarden@stpetersoverwallop.co.uk
Hon. Treasurer:  Janet Baldock  owpcctreasurer@gmail.com
Hon. Secretary: Hugo Deschampsneufs secretary@stpetersoverwallop.co.uk
Lay Vice Chair of the PCC: Stephen Baldock – churchwarden@stpetersoverwallop.co.uk
Electoral Roll Officer: Sally Biles – contact via info@stpetersoverwallop.co.uk
Safeguarding Officer: Gillian Sanger  safeguarding@stpetersoverwallop.co.uk  – Tel: 07808 721171
Webmaster: Stephen Baldock  info@stpetersoverwallop.co.uk

Clergy and Licensed Lay Ministers:

The Revd Philippa (“Phili”) Good: Rector of the Benefice
Click here for the personal statement which was printed on the service sheet at her licensing.

The Revd Matthew Grayshon: Retired Priest with Permission to Officiate
Matthew was ordained in 1981 and served in three parishes (Beverley Minster, Hallwood Cheshire, and St Mary’s Hanwell) before joining us in 2016. He has several times led teams to the Democratic Republic of Congo and to Tanzania in order to support the clergy there and continues to represent the Diocese of Winchester for partnerships with the Church in Africa. He lives in Quarley with his wife Jane and they have two grown-up children and three grandchildren.

Geoff Wortley: Licensed Lay Minister
Geoff has been a confirmed member of the CofE for over fifty-five years. In 1960, he felt called to lay ministry and began to train for Readership despite interruptions for career building and other circumstances. He has great experience in church administration and since being licensed in Norwich in 2005 he has ministered in a six parish benefice, and a thirty seven parish deanery. Having moved to Hampshire in 2013, he now enjoys his ministry in the Portway & Danebury Team. He is trained in funeral ministry and undertakes this work from time to time. Tel: 01264 889426.

Stephen Baldock: Lay Worship Leader
Stephen was High Master of St Paul’s School in South West London and has lived in Over Wallop since his retirement in 2004. He is again a church warden and Secretary/Lay Vice Chair of the Portway and Danebury Benefice Council. He helps to run a weekly home group, leads Sunday worship in the team parishes from time to time and plays the organ in the absence of a professional. He is also the webmaster. He is married to Janet, a former GP and treasurer of the Over Wallop PCC; they have four married children and ten grandchildren. Email info@stpetersoverwallop.co.uk (enquiries about St Peter’s or the parish magazine) or pa2pdteam@gmail.com (for Benefice Council business).

John Searles: Lay Worship Leader with Bishop’s Permission to Preach
John has lived in Over Wallop for many years and has served St Peter’s as churchwarden and PCC member. He studied theology and pastoral studies at Wycliffe Hall. He was licensed as a Lay Worship Leader four years ago and received a licence for the Bishop’s Permission to Preach in October 2021.  In the autumn of 2022 he began a training course with a view to Licensed Lay Ministry. Tel: 07502 392153, email johnsearles.pdb@gmail.com

Marilyn Childs is also a Lay Worship Leader but is currently on leave of absence.