Revd Simon Faulks – Rector
I have been Rector of the 5 Parishes since June 2015 having moved here from Warminster in Wiltshire where I served my Curacy. I live in the Rectory in Mursley with my wife, Gill, and our three children. I am passionate about the rural church (having grown up in Norfolk) and I am excited about what God might want to do among us here.
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Revd David Talks – Associate Minister (House for Duty)
I have been Simon’s Associate Minister since September 2016 having moved from a full-time post in West Sussex just across the border from Haslemere. I live in the Rectory (behind the Old Rectory!) in Newton Longville with my wife, Rosalind. I am also excited by the potential for spiritual growth in the benefice and working with the many gifted people here. When not working for the benefice, I develop a Ministry in Spiritual Direction and contemplative prayer.
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Canon John Saunders – Retired Minister (Permission to Officiate)
For the last seven years John has been the House for Duty Priest in the Benefice. In the autumn of 2015 he stepped down from that role but is still an active part of the ministry team within the Benefice along with helping out in the neighbouring parish of St Mary’s Bletchley.
Revd Jackie Brown – Retired minister (Permission to Officiate)
Jackie has lived in Newton Longville for almost 40 years and became an Ordained Local Minister in 2011 after a career in teaching. Now officially retired from this role, she continues to serve in the benefice as a PTO.
Helen Walker – Licensed Lay Minister
Helen was licensed to the Benefice in June 2013. She completed her training in Exeter diocese in 2012 before moving to Swanbourne. Helen leads and preaches in a variety of contexts and services across the Benefice.
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