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Get in touch

If you have any questions, or you would like to get in touch, then we would love to hear from you. Please see below for individual staff contact details

Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Call us. 023 8027 1152

Email us.

Office Address.
St Francis’ Church,
Pilgrims Close,
Valley Park,
Chandler’s Ford,
SO53 4ST

Meet the team

Our leadership team is made up of staff but mainly of volunteers, without whom we couldn't function!

Staff Team

The staff team are responsible for the day-to-day running of the church.

  • Rev’d. Sarah McClelland profile image

    Rev’d. Sarah McClelland

    Church of England Priest in Charge and Lead Minister. Email: Loves coffee and cake, back seat tandem riding and being in or on the sea!

  • Rev'd. Joe Sweetnam profile image

    Rev'd. Joe Sweetnam

    Curate. Email: Is looking forward to running in the Southampton Half Marathon again.

  • Caroline James profile image

    Caroline James

    Church Administrator. Email: Loves nature, wildlife photography and is happiest snorkelling on a coral reef.


We are the council team...

  • Rev’d. Sue Keegan von Allmen profile image

    Rev’d. Sue Keegan von Allmen

    Methodist Minister (& Circuit Superintendent). Is currently restoring two wooden chairs to their former glory!

  • Fiona Grove profile image

    Fiona Grove

    Council member. Church Warden. loves coffee, cake, chatting and spending time with family and friends.

  • David Gurr profile image

    David Gurr

    Council member. Methodist Church Rep. Manchester City fan, enjoys walking, gardening, playing tennis and bridge.

  • Brian King profile image

    Brian King

    Council member. CofE Rep. Has visited Antarctica on a number of occasions and makes the best crispy roast potatoes on the planet.

  • Andrew Grove profile image

    Andrew Grove

    Council member. Treasurer. Loves classic cars, motor sport and live music and has flown in a Spitfire!

  • Rogerio Ramos profile image

    Rogerio Ramos

    Council member. Enjoys time with family and friends and has learnt much from living in different places.

  • Debbie Reed profile image

    Debbie Reed

    Council member. Church Warden. Enjoys scuba diving and skiing and tending to her marine fish tank.

  • Peter Rhodes profile image

    Peter Rhodes

    Council member. Pro Warden. CofE Rep. Plays trombone in a ska/party band and enjoys kayaking round the Isle of Wight.

  • Caroline Gough profile image

    Caroline Gough

    Council member. Pro Warden. Loves history and ancient places and her gorgeous dog Pepper who makes her laugh.

  • Stephen Williams profile image

    Stephen Williams

    Council member. CofE Rep. Is beginning to learn how to play golf.

  • Jan Southern profile image

    Jan Southern

    Council member. Enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, yoga and long walks in the countryside.

  • Dunni Ajayi profile image

    Dunni Ajayi

    Council member

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    Would you like to join our council team? Please contact us to find out more information.

Ministry Heads

Those who lead our various ministries across the life of the church.

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    Debbie Reed

    Junior Church lead.

  • Fiona Grove profile image

    Fiona Grove

    Pastoral lead.

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But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.

Jeremiah 29:7

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