Who's who Long Bennington

Priest in Charge
Rev'd Harriet Orridge


When Harriet isn’t running around, between being Priest in charge of the four Saxonwell churches, and being Mum, she enjoys cycling, participating in a number of Sportives through the year.  Should Brexit allow she hopes to cycle up Alp de Huez this summer!  She also enjoys curling up with a good book at the end of the day.

Service Leaders:

John Orridge:
John is a gentlemen of many talents, he makes an excellent Sherlock mouse, explaining the Christmas story and cooks a superb dinner.  John helps lead our morning worship services in Long Bennington, hosts our evening House Group at the vicarage.  All of this in addition to being the Finance Director for Leicester Diocese during the day, and cycling to raise money for various charities.


Parish Administrator
Davina Tyler


Long Bennington Church Warden

Sylvia Andrews   Tel: 01400 283139 


Long Bennington PCC Secretary
Jill Froggatt

01400 281204


Long Bennington Treasurer
Dr Jane Cowley

01400 282691

Long Bennington PCC Project Co-ordinator 
Philip Owen

Philip has been in his post for three years, and is an active member of both the Church and the local community. He is also a member of the Playing Fields Committee, and in his spare time he enjoys walking and photography. He is involved in making important repairs to the Church building and is passionate about keeping it standing and evolving. He sees faith as central to the way one leads one’s life and puts christian values at the heart of everything he does.
01400 282471

Long Bennington PCC Project Co-ordinator
David Andrews


Long Bennington PCC Member, Deanery Synod Representative

Hilda Owen
When she isn’t working for the PCC and the Deanery Synod, Hilda enjoys walking, sewing, cycling and reading. She aims to help preserve the Church and help it to progress for future generations. In the future she would like to see a Church that trail blazes the way for others, and provides soulful ministry. 
01400 282471

Long Bennington Safeguarding Officer

Helen Durham


 07564 099799

Pastoral Visitor co-ordinator  
Shirley Dalton 
01400 281493 

Pastoral co-ordinator, Deanery Synod member
Shirley Dalton
01400 281493

Bell Ringing
Shelagh Dunning


Beryl Holmes

01400 281437

Deanery Synod Representatives
Hilda Owen - henry307owen@btinternet.com - 01400 282471
Shirley Dalton - shirley.s.dalton@gmail.com - 01400 281493



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