Diocese of Portsmouth

Healing Group

The Diocesan Healing Group exists to encourage and facilitate the development of healing ministry across the diocese.

The members of the group are:

Dr David Pearson: Diocesan Healing Adviser (chairman).
Rev James Hair: Diocesan Mental Health Adviser.
Marion Syms: member of diocesan spirituality course team and counsellor at All Saints Counselling Service.
Diana Dow: area coordinator for Acorn Christian Healing Foundation for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and Reader in Gosport Deanery with St. Mary's Alverstoke.
Rev Allie Kerr: Priest-in-Charge St James's East Cowes and St Mildred's Whippingham

Please feel free to contact them to help in your parish via Diocesan Healing Adviser, David Pearson (02392 753260 or david.pearson@portsmouth.anglican.org).


Deanery Healing Groups

These have parish representatives, both ordained and lay and meet in the following Deaneries:

Bishops Waltham - led by Pauline Quarendon
Gosport -
Portsmouth - led by Dr David Pearson

If you are interested in the work of any of these groups the leaders can be contacted via Dr David Pearson.