Meet our team

 

 

Team Rector - 
In Vacancy
Team Vicar -
In Vacancy
Val Gagen - 
House for Duty Priest
Julia Mann - Assistant Priest

Val is an Assistant Priest in the North Bury Team Ministry and the Lark Valley Benefice. She lives in the St George's Vicarage, next to the church.

 

Her duties include presiding at the Eucharist in our churches and in local residential homes, and officiating at services.

 

She is married to Philip.

 

Contact details

Email: valgagen@hotmail.com

Tel no: 01284 361963

Julia is an Assistant Priest in the North Bury Team Ministry and the Lark Valley Benefice. She trained for the ministry on the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan scheme and was ordained priest in 2009.

 

Her duties include presiding at the Eucharist in our churches and in local residential homes, officiating at other services and leading a house group. She also acts as a spiritual director.

 

She has a degree in Art History and prior to ordination, she worked as a registered nurse at the West Suffolk Hospital and before then as an assistant in Bury St Edmunds Library.

 

Contact details

Emailjc.mann@btinternet.com

Tel no: 01284 753 984

Tim Jones - Associate Priest  
Matt Selman -
Assistant Curate 

Tim was born in Leeds and grew up in Scarborough.  He is the Diocesan Director of Ordinands ( in charge of clergy “recruitment”) and Director of New Ministries (responsible for clergy and reader training).

 

He lives in the benefice, and helps out with Sunday services at least once per month.  He has previously served in various parishes in Yorkshire and the USA.  Tim is married to George; they have two children, both at school in Bury St Edmunds.

 

Contact details

Emailtim.jones@cofesuffolk.org                          

 

Matt is an Assistant Curate in the North Bury Team Ministry and the Lark Valley Benefice.  He trained for ministry at Westcott College and was ordained in June 2017.

He lives in the benefice with his wife Laura and their small daughters Sophia and Eleanor, and their dog Brody.  

 

Contact details

Email: curatematt@hotmail.com

Tel no: 01284 599356

Miriam Webb - 
Assistant Curate

Miriam trained on the Diocesan AOP Pathway and was ordained in June 2019, after previously having been a Reader in our Benefice.  In our churches she leads and preaches, spends time in local primary schools, runs the Monday Pop-up Cafe, Messy Church and leads the All Saints Toddlers Group.

 

She has travelled extensively and worked in Africa on Christian projects. 

 

She regularly helps at the Discovery Centre at the Cathedral, delivering educational experiences for local school children.

Contact details

Emailwebbmiriamm@gmail.com

Tel no: 01284 704593

Laura Selman - 
Assistant Curate

Laura is an Assistant Curate in the North Bury Team Ministry and the Lark Valley Benefice.  She trained for ministry at Westcott College and was ordained in June 2015.

She lives in the benefice with her husband Matt and their small daughters Sophia and Eleanor, and their dog Brody.  

 

Contact details

Email: curatelaura@hotmail.com

Tel no: 01284 599356

 

Adrian Mann - Reader

Adrian has been a licensed Reader since the 1980s, originally based at St John's but now working across the benefice.  As such he preaches regularly and leads the Delta Group, which meets fortnightly for study.

Adrian works from home in a variety of administrative roles, mainly in the Church and charity sectors. 

 

He has worked for the Sue Ryder Foundation (now Sue Ryder Care) and was for several years Director of the Anglican Stewardship Association, writing No Small Change: Money, Christians and the Church and co-editing First Fruits: a worship anthology on generosity and giving (both published by Canterbury Press).

 

He also helps to run the diocesan Affirming Catholicism group and Cambridge Modern Jazz.

 

Contact details

Emailadrian.mann@btinternet.com

Tel no: 01284 753 984

​​Call us:

General Enquiries: Adrian Mann 01284 753 984

Weddings:  Rev'd Jenny Vereker  01284 701 918

Baptisms: Rev'd Val Gagen  01284 361 963

Funerals: Rev'd Miriam Webb  01284 704 593

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