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Ministers

Our lead minister is called a rector, which is a different name for vicar or priest. Our rector looks after the people in the benefice and leads the congregations of the churches. Our other ministers include retired clergy, but there are a number of other ministerial roles that our benefice also has.

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Rector (Vacant)

Following the retirement of our Rector David and his wife Becky at the end of 2017, we are currently in the process of looking for a new incumbent. During this period of what we call ‘interregnum’ our parishes are being led by teams of church wardens, retired clergy, lay readers and preachers and visiting clergy.…

Hugh Allen

Hugh Allen

Hugh is married to Helen and has five (grown up) children. He is now retired from stipendiary ministry but works “behind the scenes”: mentoring, offering spiritual direction, and occasionally taking a service.  He has led groups on trips to Israel and retreats in the past. He enjoys coffee and conversation, better with cake!  He also…

Sue Green

Sue Green

Sue moved to Wiveliscombe in 1988 and was a member of the congregation for some time before being ordained in the mid 90s. She moved away fro ten years to be Rector of the nearby Blackdown Benefice, but on retirement chose to return to the centre of the universe. Sue is now happily helping out…