People - PCC Appointees
The Ministry Team serves the whole of the Benefice, which comprises 9 parishes with 9 churches. It comprises the Rector, 3 Associate Priests, 2 'Readers', 2 'Lay Pastors' and several regular members of the congregation.
For details of Dymock's officers, click here: Priests, Readers, Lay Pastors, Churchwardens, PCC Appointees
Canon Roger Parker has been married to Sandra since 1975, having met through a church amateur dramatics group. They lived in the London suburbs until they moved to Donnington next to Dymock in 1996. Roger is retired from a career in electronic design and project management. He served as our PCC Chair for some 12 years before being appointed Secretary in 2012. He also serves with our (Severn Vale) Deanery and as a member of Gloucester Diocesan Synod. (Return to top)
Mike Poulter has been married to Ann for 40 years and they have two children and three grandchildren. They moved to Dymock in 1994. Mike retired from the Royal Air Force in 2000 but now works part-time with the Air Cadet Organisation. Shortly after arrival in Dymock, Mike joined St Mary’s choir and became PCC Honorary Treasurer in 2001. (Return to top)
Bob May and his wife Chris (one of our Churchwardens) have been married since 1977 and moved to Dymock with their two children, Jonathan and Caroline in 1992. Following 34 years of full time teaching, the majority as Head of Music and Expressive Arts at Tewkesbury School, Bob is now semi-retired though actively involved in teaching roles at various schools including our own Ann Cam in Dymock. (Return to top)
Bell Tower Captain
Tony, with his wife Jeanne, came to live in Dymock 12 years ago and Tony took up bell ringing 2 years later. He took over as Bell Tower Captain in 2012. He also looks after the maintenance of the set of 6 bells.
Tony comes originally from Liverpool, where he was involved in Ship Repair and Marine Engineering, moving to West Sussex in 1989 where he was employed as a surveyor with Lloyd’s Register of Shipping until 2000. He moved to Dymock working as a Consultant Engineer until his retirement in 1965. (Return to top)