Meet the Team

OUR VICAR....

Howard is married to Helen and has four children. He has been vicar at Four Marks since 2000.

Howard trained at Trinity College, Bristol (1994-1996) and Moorlands College (1988-1990), and in the time between colleges worked as the pioneer of a district-wide Youth Ministry in Bury St. Edmunds. He has worked for the Civil Service and is also a graduate in Art and Design.

 

 

OUR YOUTH AND CHILDREN’S WORKER....

Lorna joined the Church of the Good Shepherd in September 2016.

Lorna grew up nearby, in Basingstoke.  She spent nearly a year working with children in Kampala, Uganda.  Most recently she has spent three years working for Isle of Wight Youth for Christ whilst studying for a degree in Applied Theology.

Lorna enjoys a range of activities - from rock climbing and running to playing human battleships and finding 101 uses for marshmallows. 

 

 

OUR FAMILY WORKER....

Jane moved to Four Marks in 1998 and later joined the Church of the Good Shepherd in 2001.  She is married to Mark and has three grown-up children. As a family, they accompanied Mark for a year whilst he was working in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2005.

Jane worked in Four Marks school as a Learning Support Assistant for twelve years before joining the church team in April 2017. Previously, Jane has enjoyed volunteering with Toddler groups, Friends of Four Marks School, Scouts and with children and Youth at church.

She is also currently studying for a foundation degree in teaching and learning support, and is due to complete in July this year.  When not studying, Jane enjoys, caravanning, cooking, both at home and under canvas, reading and walking Dexter, the family dog.

 

 

OUR ADMINISTRATOR....
Matt joined the Church of the Good Shepherd in 2007.  He began working for the church in 2011.  He is married to Natalie and they have two children - Harriet and Toby.

After growing up in Kent, Matt moved to Hampshire when he began his university course in Winchester.  After graduating, Matt worked as a teacher for 3 years before deciding to move on to new things.

He now manages the Church Office, which is open from 9am until 12pm - Monday to Friday.