Diocese of Portsmouth

Head of Mission, Discipleship and Ministry

Canon Dr Anthony Rustell
Leads the work of the Mission, Discipleship and Ministry team, advises the Bishop's Council on strategic development and provides consultancy and training for parishes on lay discipleship development. Coordinates Continuing Ministerial Development (CMD) for clergy and Readers.

P: First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB.
T: 02392 899654
E: anthony.rustell@portsmouth.anglican.org

PA to Head of Mission & Discipleship

Patricia Gray
Supports the Mission, Discipleship and Ministry team’s work by providing administrative services at the diocesan offices. Also PA to the head of Mission, Discipleship and Ministry, Canon Dr Anthony Rustell.

P: First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB.
T: 02392 899656
E: patricia.gray@portsmouth.anglican.org

Temporary PA for Mission, Discipleship & Ministry

Sue Chatband
Supports the Mission, Discipleship and Ministry’s work by providing administrative services at the diocesan offices

P: First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB.
T: 02392 899685
E: sue.chatband@portsmouth.anglican.org
Sue Works Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Pioneer Project Evaluation Coordinator

Helen Young
Supports the Mission, Discipleship and Ministry team’s work by providing administrative services at the diocesan offices.

T: 02392 899678
E: helen.young@portsmouth.anglican.org

Mission Development Officer

Andrew Hargreaves
Working with the Diocese and parishes to reach, make and build up the next generations of disciples of Jesus Christ. Coordinates the Mission Team (Parish Development) in the diocese, and is the diocesan officer to contact on mission related questions.

T: 023 92 899676
E: andrew.hargreaves@portsmouth.anglican.org

Church Buildings Development Officers

This post is shared between two part-time members of staff: Catherine Gray and David Cain. They both act as Church Buildings Development Officers DAC Secretary.

David Cain
Catherine Gray David Cain

Mission Development Officer (Isle of Wight)

Allie Kerr

Working with the Diocesan Mission Development Officer and parishes to promote and resource mission, with a particular focus on the Isle of Wight.

T: 019835 31992
E: allie.kerr@portsmouth.anglican.org
Allie Works 1/3 time – with varying hours (usual day off, Friday)

Stewardship Adviser

Victoria James
Helps parishes with issues relating to Christian mission and stewardship of resources. Also supports parishes, particularly PCC treasurers and stewardship promoters in matters relating to finance (including but not limited to) the preparation of annual accounts, gift aid and fundraising.

P: First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB.
T: 02392 899655
E: victoria.james@portsmouth.anglican.org

Youth & Children's Work

In this interim period please send any queries or other related communications to:

Diocesan Spirituality Adviser and Acting Continuing Ministerial Development Adviser

Rev Dr Ruth Tuschling
Provides training for clergy and laity to support their own spiritual development, and to develop skills in training others. Ruth is also the first port of call for spiritual direction enquiries.

Supports the professional development of clergy and laity through in-service training.

P: First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB
T: 02392 899686
E: ruth.tuschling@portsmouth.anglican.org

Dean of Pioneer Ministry

Canon Peter Hall
Leading a team of pioneer ministers which supports and encourages parishes and ministers in developing new and exciting ways of being church.

T: 02392 251520
E: vicar@cogs.org.uk

Diocesan Adviser for Healing

Dr David Pearson
Co-ordinates a diocesan healing group with lay and ordained members. The group supports and resources healing activities at all levels throughout the diocese.

T: 02392 753260
E: david.pearson@portsmouth.anglican.org

Diocesan Disability Adviser

Robert Sanday

E: robertsanday12@gmail.com
Robert works one day a week...

Chair, Diocesan Liturgy & Worship Advisory Group

Canon Jo Spreadbury
chairs this group which provides advice and training for parishes on developing creative and appropriate worship.

P: Cathedral House, St Thomas's St, Portsmouth PO1 2HA
T: 02928 23300
E: canonprecentor@portsmouthcathedral.org.uk

Diocesan Director of Ordinands

Rev Belinda Davies
Responsible for the process of discerning vocation, selection and initial training of clergy and advises the bishop and those to be ordained.

P: First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB
T: 02392 899690
E: belinda.davies@portsmouth.anglican.org

Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands

Rev Claire Towns
Responsible for promoting vocations across the diocese and assisting the Diocesan Director of Ordinands in the process of discerning vocation, selection and initial training of clergy and advises the bishop and those to be ordained.

T: 01489 808968
E: clairetowns@gmail.com

Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands

Rev Dr Amanda Bloor
Responsible for assisting the Diocesan Director of Ordinands in the process of discerning vocation, selection and initial training of clergy and advises the bishop and those to be ordained.

P: The Vicarage, Church Road, Bembridge PO35 5NA
T: 01983 717053
E:amanda.bloor@portsmouth.anglican.org

Director of the Portsmouth Pathway

Revd Dr James Grenfell

E: james.grenfell@rcc.ac.uk
W: Pathways Page

Warden of Readers

The Venerable Gavin Collins
Warden of readers as well as the Archdeacon of The Meon

E: gavin.collins@portsmouth.anglican.org
W: Readers page