Who's Who at Saint Andrew's Ombersley



Interim Rector

Sheila Banyard is our Interim Rector, and her telephone number is 01905 773134.  However, if you would like to speak to someone concerning services at the church, or an administrative matter, please contact the Seven Parishes Office (details at the bottom of this page).

If you are thinking about a wedding you may like to visit the C of E website on Church Weddings .



Jenny Batelen

Churchwarden
Jenny Batelen

Jenny has lived in the village since 1997 and took up the post of churchwarden in 2012. A career in education led to two headships in local church schools. She enjoys music and sings in a local ecumenical choir. Telephone 01905 621294

Jenny is also the Parish Representative/co-ordinator for the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults at
St Andrew’s. National help line contacts (FREE): ChildLine 0800 1111 and Family Lives 0808 800 2222



Andrew Horn

Churchwarden
Andrew Horn

Andrew worked as a GP in the village, and is now retired. He was elected as Churchwarden in 2016, and he is also PCC Lay Chair.



Basil Lamb

Verger and Sexton
Basil Lamb

Basil and his wife Diana are longstanding members of the village. Basil has been verger and sexton for over 20 years and is a helpful first point of contact for any issues relating to the church. Telephone 01905 620680



Liz Hooper

Communications Support
Liz Hooper

Liz has lived in the village for 24 years and was a churchwarden for 8 years. She is the Vice-Chair of Governers at Ombersley Endowed First School. Liz maintains close connections with the organisers of many Church activities and is a good starting point for finding the "right" person and for information on church events. Telephone 01905 620827



Mike Griffiths

Organist and Choirmaster
Mike Griffiths

All enquiries regarding music should be addressed to Mike, and if you are planning a wedding Mike is your first point of contact to discuss the music. Telephone 01905 620430


... and our Parochial Church Council (PCC) members

Sally Rees James Martineau

    Sally Rees
    (PCC Secretary)
    01684 564721



    James Martineau
    (PCC Treasurer)



Judy Baer Tonye Checketts Fiona Davies Evelyn Ellis Claire Gathercole

    Judy Baer



    Tony Checketts



    Fiona Davies



    Evelyn Ellis



    Claire Gathercole



Jeanette Horn Lynne Larnder Stuart Larnder Meg Martineau Gill Oldfield

    Jeanette Horn



    Lynne Larnder



    Stuart Larnder



    Meg Martineau



    Gill Oldfield



Angela Randle Louise Robinson Ted Stearn Robert Thornton

    Angela Randle



    Louise Robinson



    Ted Stearn



     Robert Thornton



THE SEVEN PARISHES OFFICE HAS NOW MOVED TO OMBERSLEY CHURCH

The Centre serves the Seven Parishes of Doverdale, Elmbridge, Elmley Lovett, Hampton Lovett, Hartlebury, Ombersley and Rushock. It is the central point of contact to arrange Weddings, Funerals and Baptisms, and will provide administrative support to a very busy and active church community across the area. The Minister will be there on Thursday if you need to chat.

Office Opening Hours:
Tuesday 10am-12noon & 7pm-8pm
Thursday 10am-12noon

Telephone number:
01905 622464 (leave a message outside opening hours)
or 07968 531216 (in emergencies only)
email: parishes7@btinternet.com

Postal Address
Seven Parishes Centre
c/o The Rectory
Ombersley
Droitwich