Who's Who?
Vicar - The Rev'd Canon Seth Cooper

 


Seth has been vicar in Walmer since 2005, he was previously team vicar in Uxbridge, London, and curate in Golders Green, London. Seth trained for the ordained ministry in Cambridge after working in sales and marketing for various firms in and around London. Seth's own mission is to serve God by serving God's people. As vicar of Walmer Seth is also chaplain to the Lifeboat Station and the Deal Memorial Bandstand. He is married with two children. 

    


 

Authorised Reader - Malcolm Sawyer           

Malcolm is our newly appointed Reader for the Parish.

Authorised Lay Minister - Paul Henderson

Paul is a former teacher who has trained to be a church minister in children's work and worship leading. He is involved with collective worship at the Downs Church of England primary school and takes services in the parish.

Authorised Lay Minister - Julia Cox

 


Churchwardens

Churchwardens are elected each year to oversee many of the practical aspects of church life but are also appointed to assist the vicar in the church's mission

Richard Harris - St Mary's


Richard is our newly appointed warden at St. Mary' s and has been longstanding member of our congregation and church family.



Mavis Stevenson - St Saviour's


Mavis is a long standing member of the congragation at

St. Saviour's and a dedicated member of the church family.

The parish also has two deputy wardens – Jerry Swallow and Nick Nettleship.



Director of Music - Chris Lockyer


Chris is a teacher and has been a church organist for many years. He is knowledgeable in both traditional and contemporary church music. As well as playing at Sunday and occasional services Chris also directs the parish choristers. He is married with three children.



Administrators


PCC Secretary - Bill Butler


Bill minutes the Parochial Church Council, PCC standing committee and Annual Parish meetings, distributes documentation for these meetings, and handles diocesan paperwork for the parish.


PCC Treasurer - Vic Kelly

 

Parish Office - Elaine Wickenden


Elaine is our Parish Administrator and staffs the parish office on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9.30am-12.30pm. Elaine oversees the preparation of our weekly newssheet, various rotas, and general administration tasks.



Baptisms/Thanksgiving - Dee Clark

        Dee oversees the administration of families

        preparing for baptism or thanksgiving in church.

Weddings - Monica Hawkins


Monica oversees the administration of couples preparations for their church wedding.


Magazine Editor - Clare Walker

                           

                            Clare oversees the preparation and editing of our bi-monthly

                            Church News with the help of Pam Clayson, Tina Roberts and

                            Elaine Wickenden



PoW@Kidz Co-ordinator - Jennie Cooper


Jennie oversees the children's work in the parish and has been working with children in church settings since she had her own children. Jennie also helps out at our parish church school.