Who's who

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Richard ZairRevd. Canon Richard Zair

Richard is the vicar of the United Benefice of Marcham with Garford and Shippon. He is married to Sylvia and they have two grown-up daughters.
RosemaryRosemary Siebert
Associate Minister

Rosemary is an Associate Minister licensed to the Benefice who assists with worship and group ministry. She is part of a team seeking to give support to the bereaved. Rosemary has a particular interest in art, film and Ignatian spirituality. She lived in Canada for many years, and still misses the dependable warmth of the summers though likes living in Marcham! Rosemary has two grown up sons, a daughter in law and a grandchild who live nearby to her great joy.
Jill Rowe 2Jill Rowe
Children and Families Minister

Jill's main role is overseeing everything that happens with our children and young people, ranging from glueing and sticking, teaching RE at school to taking young people to music gigs and camps, or out for hot chocolate and ice creams. Her desire is to make sure each child knows how special they are and that they are loved by a true and living God who wants to be their friend. She is married to Neil, has 2 daughters, a son, a daughter in law and a crazy dog.

Rob FinchRob Finch
Youth Worker

Rob is married to Jay and they have two wonderful daughters.  He trained at Moorlands College for an MA in Applied Theology.  He has a passion for working with and helping young people and has completed MSc Psychology training.  In addition to his work in church, school and his drop-in youth club, Rob runs the village St John Ambulance cadet unit.  He enjoys action movies, Indian food and combining the two a great night in.
Neil RNeil Rowe

Neil has lived and worked in Marcham for many years. He is marries to Jill, the Children and Families minister. He is often found behind the BBQ at church and village events as he loves cooking, particularly if involves open fires.

TamsinTamsin Gilbert
Churchwarden & Parish Administrator

Tamsin is our parish administrator and can be found in the parish office most weekday mornings. She has recently become a churchwarden. She is married to James and they have two children, Ethan and Imogen.

James Crafer & Doug Simmons
Clerks of works

Tim Jack
Deputy Warden & Acting Safeguarding Officer

Tim is a retired doctor, now busy cycling, sailing, helping with church stuff and running a village Community Shop. Married to Jane, two sons, one new grandchild. So learning fast how to be a Grandad too!
Chris Nutman
puty Warden
Bryan Eccles

We also have a team of service leaders who help Richard in leading and preaching at services as two out of four weeks each month, Richard is at St. Mary's, Shippon.

The PCC are another important part of our church leadership structure.


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