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: 023 9289 9654
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: 023 9289 9656
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: 023 9289 9685
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: 023 9289 9678
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 9289 9676
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.

Catherine Gray

Catherine Gray

T: 023 9289 9687
E: portsmouth.executiveassistant@portsmouth.anglican.org

David Cain

David Cain

T: 023 9289 9687
E: portsmouth.executiveassistant@portsmouth.anglican.org

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 part-time with varying hours (usual day off, Friday).

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: 023 9289 9686
E: ruth.tuschling@portsmouth.anglican.org

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: 023 9275 3260
E: david.pearson@portsmouth.anglican.org

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: 023 9282 3300
E: canonprecentor@portsmouthcathedral.org.uk

Diocesan Director of Vocations and Ordinands

Canon Peter Hall
Responsible for the process of discerning vocations for lay and ordained ministry. Accompanies those called to authorised ministry through selection and initial training.

P: First Floor, Peninsular House, Wharf Road, Portsmouth PO2 8HB
T: 023 9289 9690
E: peter.hall@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

Rev 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

Diocesan Disability Adviser

Robert Sanday

E: robertsanday12@gmail.com

Robert works one day a week.

Youth and Children’s Work

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

Stewardship Adviser

Currently vacant: vacancy details here.

Pioneer Development Officer

Details to follow.