Contact Us

PRIEST IN CHARGE  Revd Vivien Turner   01798 867199


Reverend Vivien moved from the North Downs to the South Downs in July 2018 with husband Phillip to serve this unique Sussex village community, expressing God’s love in worship and service together here. Please contact her with enquiries about parish life and worship, including requests for baptism, wedding or funeral services.  Do call her with any pastoral concern, she will be glad to hear from you.

Revd Vivien’s days off are Monday and Friday. Please leave a message if you have a pressing concern however and she will respond when she can. 



Restorative dentist and mother of four, Ginny Barrett was born and brought up in Graffham and is closely involved in the community, organizing festivals, fetes and other local happenings. Ginny epitomises the saying ‘If you want something done, ask a busy person!’


PCC SECRETARY & DEANERY SYNOD & FINANCE TEAM                                                                         Diane Bellis  Contact:  

Diane is our long-standing PCC Secretary and finance team cashier.  She is a keen guider and is heavily involved in local Brownie Packs and Guide Companies.



PCC & TREASURER Yvonne Butterick  Contact:

Yvonne has lived in Graffham since 2002 and joined the PCC as Treasurer in 2020.  Following many years in banking, she worked with a local charitable trust as administrator and brings considerable accounting experience to our church.  Yvonne is a keen gardener and enjoys walking and music.



PCC & FUNDRAISING SUPPORT Michael Blunt  Contact: 

Michael and Sally moved to Graffham from just north of the West Sussex border in 2013 with their assorted menagerie.  Since retiring slightly early from a globe-trotting career spanning the airline industry and journalism, he has taken the hot seat at Graffham Empire Movies, become an honorary steward at Twickenham, tried his hand at bell-ringing and had the rest of his arm twisted to join the PCC to help with raising funds to safeguard the future of our historic St Giles Church and parish.




PCC & TAIZE Jan Brind  Contact:

After 40 years living in Surrey, Jan and husband Robin moved to Graffham in 2017 to be nearer family. In her last parish Jan was involved in producing seasonal liturgy. She is co-author of several creative liturgy books and is still involved in a pastoral music group.


PCC & DEANERY SYNOD & PACT   Ann Brown   Contact:

Ann has many years of being a Churchwarden in Essex behind her, retiring to Graffham where she is continuing PCC involvement and taking on the roles of Deanery Synod and PACT Representative. Ann and her husband Hugh enjoy walking, campervanning and attending horse events, as well of course as visiting their children and grandchildren.


Stuart LewisPCC & FABRIC GROUP   Stuart Lewis   Contact:

Stuart and Bridget moved to Graffham in 2018 to be nearer their three children and nine grandchildren. Stuart is a Freeman of the City of London where he worked as a stockbroker and company director.  He has been actively involved in the not-for-profit sector for many years and was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for Hertfordshire in 2004.


PCC MEMBER   Fiona Mackie   Contact:

Fiona and her husband Chris moved to Graffham in January 2020 from Edinburgh, where they had lived for more than 50 years, during which time they brought up their three children.  She worked as Admissions Secretary at Loretto School as well as Certification Officer for the Biodynamic Agricultural Association, while also running her own secretarial business.



PCC MEMBER   Matthew Pitteway   Contact:

Matthew and his wife Augusta are Houseparents at Seaford College. Outside school Matthew’s interests are outdoor ones – running, cycling, walking and has competed in many charity marathons. Matthew provides a link between the PCC and the college.


SAFEGUARDING OFFICER  Sonya Gillespie   Contact: or 01798 867708               

If facing an URGENT situation and someone is in imminent danger call 999.  Do not delay.   See also our Safeguarding page by clicking here 


Carole is supporting the Parish Giving Scheme which enables people’s regular financial contribution to the parish to be efficiently and wisely managed. She’d be pleased to explain this scheme to anyone considering how best to support our church financially.  It enables you to donate by phone or by filling in a form.  See our Giving pages for more detail.


The Graffham Parish News is distributed free of charge to the village every month and can also be found on the homepage of this website.  Rozie is pleased to receive articles of local interest for inclusion.  Contact her too, to advertise in the magazine.  Rozie will be pleased to help.

FINANCE TEAM: BOOKKEEPER Phillip Turner  Contact:


TOWER CAPTAIN For information contact Reverend Vivien Contact:

Also see info in the drop down menu under Community.