Lay Readers


The ‘Readers’ within the church have been selected for theological training and licensing as lay ministers. There is a definite sense of ‘call’ to this ministry which is highly regarded as an important part of the ministerial structure of the Church of England. Reader ministry provides a preaching and teaching role, it also offers far more  which can be as varied as there are numbers of Readers.

At present we have two readers Mr Chris Bowers and Mrs Claire Toddc