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Rev Richard England
Team Rector

Richard is married to Kathryn. They have 2 children, a dog, a cat and 2 gerbils.

Richard has been Vicar of Crofton Parish since 2016 and Team Rector of North Gosport Parish since 2021.


Rev Samantha Martell
Team Vicar

Married to my best friend with twins (now 21), I’m an Anglo-Catholic Priest passionate about social justice and the ministry of presence.

I was a pig farmer and butcher in a previous life and I buy far more books than I can read!
I am currently working on my dissertation for a Masters in Theology. 

I am the Vocations Officer for the Society of Catholic Priests, on the board for the Hampshire and the Islands Historic Churches Trust, Diocesan Convenor for the inclusive Christian movement MoSAIC, and Co-chair for the Diocesan Anna Chaplaincy initiative.


Rev Jude Greenfield
Team Vicar

Jude is married to Dan. They have a daughter and a cat called Ginger. Jude has been a Team Vicar of North Gosport Parish since 2021 and is really enjoying leading the church plant at St Mary’s Rowner. She loves to watch movies and hang out with friends.

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Steven Smart
Parish Operations Manager

I have been a part of the parish for almost 15 years, served as churchwarden and treasurer before taking on the exciting role of Parish Operations Manager.

I live with my partner Chris, we like to watch movies, socialise and enjoy singing as part of a choir.


Claire Richards
Children's & Families Outreach Team Leader

Claire is a single mum and has two children: a grown up daughter who lives with her
partner and 2 small children. At home is her younger son and cat
called Lorenzo. Claire loves cooking, reading and spending time with her family and friends.

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