Meet the Leadership Team

Our vicar, the church wardens, secretary, treasurer and stewardship officer form the Standing Committee. They meet regularly to carry out church business. 

Vicar: Revd Godfrey Kesari 

Godfrey has been vicar at Southwater Parish Church since 2010.

His previous post was as Assistant Curate at Priory Church of St Mary, Bridlington. Godfrey is very interested in making church relevant for people today and sharing God’s message of love and hope to all. A committed family man, Godfrey enjoys reading, reflecting, walking and chatting with friends. He and his wife Pradhma have two children. 

Godfrey says, "I love children and youth and I am committed to teaching them Christian values and way of life."

Others say, "Godfrey opens a window on the wider Anglican world and brings infectious cheerfulness."

Rev Godfrey WSCT 6 January 2011

Lay Reader:  Andrew Meredith

Andrew Meredith as Reader

Andrew has served as our reader and organist for many years. He organises our wonderful nine lessons and carols service every year, along with other services. 

"When not chasing after or ferrying around my young family, I divide my time between church activities, work (I'm a finance manager in a large insurance company - no prizes for guessing which one in Horsham!) and music. Playing the clarinet is my greatest passion and I play in a number of local groups and orchestras, including the Horsham Symphony Orchestra. I'm also quite likely to be found on the organ stool at Holy Innocents or trying to find the time to listen to yet another piece of classical music I've found on the internet. I like good food (I’m no cook but my wife is excellent!), walking and watching rugby or cricket."

Church Secretary:  Paul Hudson

Churchwarden: Christian Vincent

Churchwarden: Sue Sliney

Church Treasurer: Ingrid Sumner

Last updated 05/2018

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