The Clergy Team:
Team Rector: Revd Catherine Blundell - 01722 780134 - Email
Catherine joined the Team in July 2015 and has particular responsibility for Broad Chalke, Berwick St John and Ebbesbourne Wake, Alvediston & Fifield Bavant churches. As Rector she also has responsibility for driving the development of the whole valley in our mission to serve God.
Catherine was previously Vicar of Winkfield and Cranbourne churches. She has been married to David for over 30 years and they have two children. Catherine can often be seen cycling around the valley and she also enjoys walking.
Team Vicar: The Revd Canon Jenny Taylor - 01722 503081 - Email
Currently Jenny has responsibility for the Churches in Britford, Coombe Bissett & Homington and Bishopstone. Jenny also is responsible for the work and development of our LPAs.
Jenny was ordained in 2001 and worked at St Thomas’s, Salisbury until 2009 when she become an Associate Team Vicar in the Chalke Valley (which she adores!). Jenny was a teacher and for many years was Chaplain for Salisbury Cathedral School, retiring in 2013, when she joined our team as Team Vicar.
She also has a Diocesan role as Support Officer for Associate Priests in the Sarum Archdeaconry. In 2010 she gained an MA in Religion from Winchester University.
Jenny has been married to Geoff for over 30 years and they have two sons, and at the last count two grandchildren! When not in the Valley, Jenny reads copiously, cooks, watches television and falls asleep – not necessarily in that order!
Jenny became a non-residentiary Canon of Salisbury Cathedral in 2018.
Team Vicar: The Revd Dr Anna-Claar Thomasson-Rosingh
01722 238267 email
Anna-Claar was born in Ghana and moved to the Netherlands as a young child. Having studied Theology in Utrecht, she became a University Chaplain in Maastricht and then moved to the UK to study for a PhD. She is married to Keith, they have 3 children and for the last 8 years Anna-Claar worked at Sarum College as a tutor of Biblical Studies. It was during that time she heard a call to parish ministry and was ordained at Salisbury Cathedral. Anna-Claar joined the team in July of this year and has responsibility for the parishes of Charlton All Saints, Odstock, Nunton & Bodenham.
Emily works part time as Team Administrator for the Benefice. Her main responsibilities are managing communication and the organisation of Team wide activities.
- Church Office
- URC Chapel, High Road,
- Broad Chalke
- SP5 5EH