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Who's Who

Meet the Team

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Team Rector:
Team Vicar: 
The Reverends Neil Kelly and Deborah Swann

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 Michael was a Licensed Lay Minister in the Purbeck Deanery from 1987 and was selected for ordination training in 2008. Ordained in 2011, he served for three years as a Curate in Wareham before becoming an Associate Priest with regular responsibility for Sunday services, weddings, funerals, baptisms and pastoral care. His community role includes being a trustee for the Harbin Pitt Charity, and Not Just Sundaes Community Café. He is also a church representative on the Wareham Burial Board which oversees the cemeteries in the town. 

Permission To Officiate Priest:
The Reverend Michael Young

 I have been the schools and children's worker in Wareham since 2010. Since being ordained in 2017 I have been part-time as schools worker and part-time as the curate in the next-door parish. Later this year (2020) I will, God willing, be licensed to the parish of Wareham as a pioneer, hoping to hang out in the community and seeing what God does with that. I love to walk, particularly on the coast path, to get dirt under my fingernails working in my garden, and to sleep under the stars. Oh - and I love to talk about Jesus, so, if you would like to do that too, maybe we could hang out in the community together sometime. 

Children's worker and Pioneer Priest:
The Reverend Hilary Bond

 Debs joined us in May 2007 as Parish Finance Officer, later becoming Parish Administrator. Married to Stuart, they have two grown up children and a granddaughter. Having lived in Wareham for 18 years, she is also a Lay Pastoral Assistant, Parish Safeguarding Officer, a Foundation Governor of Stoborough Primary School and Treasurer of Not Just Sundaes Community Café. She enjoys walking, reading, knitting and spending time with the Lord and her family. 

Parish Administrator
and Parish Safeguarding Officer: 
Debs Barclay 
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Church Warden:
Hilary Goodinge
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Church Warden:
Mike Quinlan
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