Contact Us

PRIEST IN CHARGE  Revd Vivien Turner

Reverend Vivien has moved from the North Downs to the South Downs with husband Phillip to serve this unique Sussex village community, expressing God’s love together in worship and service 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.

reverendvivien@gmail.com 01798 867199

CHURCHWARDEN  Alan Sargent

Alan is a landscaper and consultant gardens manager by trade, and a prolific author on garden management topics. He also enjoys the occasional foray into floral decoration in our Church.  Alan is also responsible for Health and Safety and maintenance of the Churchyard.

sargent396@btinternet.com  01798 867460

CHURCHWARDEN  Matthew Pitteway

Matthew and his wife Augusta are Houseparents at 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 Seaford College.

mpitteway@seaford.org   07557 439695

PCC SECRETARY & DEANERY SYNOD Diane Bellis

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.

diane.bellis@gmail.com

PCC & MUSIC COORDINATOR  Ginny Barrett

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!’

v.j.kingsmill@qmul.ac.uk

PCC & DEANERY SYNOD & PACT   Ann Brown

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.

annhugh@icloud.com

PCC & TAIZE Jan Brind

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.

janbrind@googlemail.com

PCC & FABRIC GROUP CHAIR   Stuart Lewis   jsl3wis@gmail.com

PCC & TREASURER Yvonne Butterick  graffhampcctreasurer@gmail.com

PCC Tim Crow

FINANCE TEAM: PARISH GIVING OFFICER  Carole Sargent  carole.sargent2541@gmail.com

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.

FINANCE TEAM: BOOKKEEPER Phillip Turner 

ALL SAINTS TRUSTEES  Clive Rowntree, Robert Knight, Diana Kingsmill  allsaints@stgilesgraffham.org.uk

EDITOR OF GRAFFHAM PARISH NEWS Rozie Apps  editor.graffhamparishnews@gmail.com

Rozie is pleased to receive articles of local interest for inclusion in our village magazine.

TOWER CAPTAIN Contact Reverend Vivien  reverendvivien@gmail.com

ELECTORAL ROLL OFFICER John Sutton jresutton@btinternet.com

FUNDRAISING SUPPORT Michael Blunt   mblunt@btinternet.com

We are delighted that Michael is enabling our fundraising in the parish.  We would like to develop our capacity to serve the community though first need to increase our annual income by £10,000 to balance our outgoing expenses as a parish.  If you would like to contribute to church funds in this way, there are five easy ways you can do so – online, through the Parish Giving Scheme by phone or by filling in a form, via your bank or through a legacy.  See our Giving pages for full details.