The Clergy Team
We have one full time and one part time clergy who have responsibility for leadership across our 5 churches, supported by a number of retired clergy, licensed lay ministers, the members of our church councils and the congregations themselves.
If you are enquiring about Christenings, Weddings or Funerals, please refer to our Life Events page.
Enquiries for Christenings should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org whilst enquiries for Weddings or Funerals should be sent to the Team Office (email@example.com).
Researching family history? Please go to our Family History links.
Priest-in-Charge and Team Rector
Revd Dr. Andrew Johnson
The Rectory, Newlands Road, Corsham, SN13 0BS
Tel. (01249) 713232
Day off: Monday (wef 7 Sep 20) [was Friday]
Andrew was ordained in 2005 after a previous career in librarianship. After training for ministry at Durham, both his curacy and his first post as vicar were served in the Church of Wales, before moving to Corsham in early 2011. Andrew is married to Natalie, and has one daughter. He enjoys mountain walks and railways.
Revd Mary Gubbins
St. Peter’s Vicarage, Lords Mead, Chippenham, SN14 0LL
Tel. 07847 583005
Day off: Friday
Mary has been a appointed as a part-time Team Vicar from 1 Sep 20.
Mary was ordained in the 1990s but took a break from formal ministry to bring up three children. Mary and her family moved to Chippenham in October 2009, where her husband (Andrew) is Priest in Charge of St Peter’s Chippenham. She joined the Greater Corsham and Lacock Team from the Bybrook Benefice, where she has been serving as Associate Minister over the last twelve months.
Assistant Area Dean and Associate Minister
Rev. Victor Howlett
Tel: 01225 819954
Victor has retired from full time parish ministry and now he supports and deputises as necessary for our Area Dean, Sally Wheeler, especially in forward planning, deanery meetings and implementation of the Diocesan Strategy. He also supports our whole team in worship and ministry and has been licensed by the Bishop as an Associate Minister.
Other clergy who regularly serve our team are the Revd Jim Hawkins and Revd Richard Hovey.
Licensed Lay Ministers
David Harvey, Linda Culling, Margaret Price, Stella Sage, Neil Pidduck: contact details may be obtained via the Team Office.
TEAM OFFICE: Church House, 3 Church Street, Corsham, SN13 0BY
During Lockdown 3 the Team Office will remain closed. If you need assistance please telephone or email – details below.
The Team Office in Church House is normally open on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday mornings between 10.30am and 12 noon. However, these times do vary sometimes due to other church commitments so you are advised to telephone before visiting. If you wish to visit the Office and none of these times are convenient, please email or phone and we can arrange an alternative time (including evenings).
The best and quickest way to get assistance is to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an automated response initially and a reply will normally be given within 24 hours.
If you prefer to telephone, the number is (01249) 701720 – an answerphone is available outside staffed hours for non-urgent calls.
For urgent enquiries please email, or telephone 07880 715551
c/o Team Office above
Churchwardens are responsible for the practical day-to-day operation of our churches and can usually deal with these matters much quicker than anybody else!
Corsham Church Warden
L’nora Olney (01225) 859202
Lacock Church Wardens
Fiona Draper (Fiona@fionadraper.co.uk)
Neston Church Wardens
Gastard Church Wardens
Sandy Fletcher (01249) 715006 email@example.com
If you can’t find a suitable contact above please send your enquiry to our Team Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an automated reply as the mailbox is not constantly monitored but should get a direct response within 24 hours.