Staff and Leadership

Please find below an introduction to our church leaders and staff members.
 
Graham Hamilton   Mark Alexander 2016
Vicar - Rev Graham Hamilton   Ministry Assistant - Mark Alexander
Graham and his family have lived in Bovey Tracey since 2000.  Graham enjoys gardening, making music and reading.   Mark has completed a two year ministry training course with Proclamation Trust.
     
Eleanor Oelmann   Ruth Flynn
Lay Reader - Eleanor Oelmann   Church Office Manager - Ruth Flynn
Eleanor works as a teacher and joined the team in 2015. She moved here after four years spent teaching in Kenya. She lives in the parish with her husband and two sons.   Ruth joined the staff team in 2014. She works part-time in the office and part-time as a self employed outdoor education professional. She has lived in the parish with her husband since 2007.
     
Carolyn Laycock   Camilla Matheson
Family Worker - Carolyn Laycock   Camilla Matheson - First Steps Leader
Carolyn has served as our family worker since 2005 having been part of the church for 20 years previously.  She has been involved in the community for all this time running toddler groups and play groups. She is currently training as a Lay reader. She lives in Bovey Tracey with her husband and has a grown up family.   Camilla used to be a Registered Nurse but took a break to live overseas for a few years and to raise her family. She lives in Ilsington with her husband Steve and has three children aged 24, 21 and 11. Her eldest daughter is married and made Camilla a very happy grandmother. She also loves baking.
     
     
     
Jane Bailey    
Church Warden - Jane Bailey    
Jane moved to Bovey  in 2007 after returning from Qatar where she had been a teacher for many years. She has four children and one grandchild and enjoys gardening, sewing and running. She is married to Mark and together they run the Bovey Acoustic Cafe which fund raises for local charities.    
 

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