Meet the Team

Rev’d Philip Harvey, Rector of Weobley and Staunton Benefice

                 Rev’d Philip Harvey 


Rev’d Harvey is Rector of our Group of Parishes. Philip can be contacted via the telephone number and email below. Rev’d Harvey’s day off is a Friday.

(01544) 318147


We have a number of retired clergy who assist in the ministry listed below.

Retired Clergy

             Rev’d Susan Verwey


Self Supporting Minister (officially retired).  I have lived in Staunton-on-Wye for over 27 years, and officiate at services across all our 7 churches.  I have 5 teenage grandchildren, and enjoy reading, long walks and living in the country


Rev’d Guy Wilkinson, Rural Dean  email:   Tel: 01544327171



   Rev’d John Thewlis: email Tel: (01432) 830134


              Rev’d Mike Kneen    Tel: 01544 318080

Rev’d Charles Overton

Rev’d Chris Rhodes

Henry Verwey

Emma Noble, Administrator

I produce the People and Steeple pew sheet every week so if you know anyone that would like prayers said for them  or if you would like to join our mailing list to receive the pew sheet please do contact me at .   Also if you have any enquiries for weddings, funerals or baptisms or maybe  you are tracing family that are buried in one of our churchyards, please do get in touch and we will be delighted to help in any way we can.


Group Benefice Council

Rev’d Philip Harvey , Chairman
Roger Marshall, Lay Co Chairperson, Sarnesfield
Sarah Girling, Secretary and Monnington-on-Wye Representative
Derys Maddox, Tracy Whiting, Letton Representatives
Maggie Denaro and Sue Hubbard, Byford Representatives
Glenn Jones, Staunton-on-Wye Representative
Viv Leech and Hilary Havard, Sarnesfield Representatives
Kim Hendricksen, Norton Canon Representative
Pat Millington, Weobley Representative
Chris Smith, Weobley and Kington Deanery Treasurer
Elizabeth Shayler, Lay Co Chair , Weobley and Kington Deanery