There are many people who fulfil the many tasks, roles, and ministries of this church community. This page introduces the key people you might need to contact.
The Parish Clergy
Rector of the Parish – Vacant
Assistant Curate – The Rev’d Arwen Folkes
“I have been in the parish since July 2016 and am glad to be living close to the sea again after having grown up down at The Lizard in Cornwall. I am married to William and have three children. I love sewing, walking, reading and meeting people. Please feel free to get in touch with me for any reason.”
Our Ministry Team includes our licensed Reader who preaches, leads services and carries out a funeral ministry in our parish.
Reader – Liz German
“I am originally from Essex but moved to Cornwall many years ago when I married a Cornish man. I have a Diploma in Theology and spent three years as a Lay Pastor in the Methodist church before becoming a Worship Leader at St Just. I was licensed as a Reader in October 2018 and am also training for pastoral ministry. I have two adult children and work as a trained nurse at Roseland Parc Nursing Home in Tregony. I look forward to serving you in my new role.”
* Telephone: 01726 883799
The Staff Team
Sophia Hetherington – Parish Administrator
Sophia works in our parish office on Tuesday and Friday mornings. As our administrator, Sophia is vitally important in running our parish diary, sorting out all the administration around our Life Events ministry. She is a font of knowledge and a really important member of our team.
- Telephone 01326 270871
- The Church Parish Office, St Mawes Church, Church Hill, St Mawes, TR2 5DP
Clive Johns – Groundsman & Verger (St Just in Roseland)
Clive has worked in the grounds and church of St Just in Roseland for over 17years. He knows every inch of the place and is of vital importance in keeping the place beautifully maintained and ready for all who come to it. Clive is often the first person that visitors to St Just meet and services the parish as verger at weddings, funerals, and interment of Ashes and loves that his job brings him to meet people from all over the world.
To contact Clive please get in touch via the Parish Office.
- Telephone 01326 270871 (the office will pass a message on)
- Often found in the gardens at St Just in Roseland Church
The PCC Members
Our church is governed and overseen by our Parochial Church Council. This committee is comprised of our clergy, churchwardens, treasurer, secretary and elected members. Our PCC members and officers are elected and nominated at our Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM). We wouldn’t be a parish church without the PCC members and are grateful for the time they give to oversee the church governance and finance. We meet on the second Monday of each month.
Officers of the PCC (updated following the 2018 APCM)
Churchwarden for St Mawes Church – Mrs Hilary Mimpriss
Churchwarden for St Just in Roseland – Mrs Linda Kerswill
Treasurer for the Parish – Mr Roger Kirkpatrick
Secretary for the PCC – Mrs Alison Davy
Members of the PCC (updated following the 2018 APCM)
Mr Alan Baptist (Lay Chairperson) email
Mr Stephen Chapman (Deputy Churchwarden for St Just)
Miss Sue Jeremy
Mrs Ann Morgan
Mr Alan Sadler (Deputy Churchwarden for St Mawes)
Mr James Thomas
Mrs Susan Thomas
Mrs Pippa Pratt
Mrs Valerie Willis (Deanery Synod Rep)
Mrs Stef Brighouse
Mr Julian Davy
Mr Phil Atkin