The Ministry Team

To contact a member of the Ministry Team, click on their name to email them.

The Revd Kate McFarlane (01747 830174)

Rector of the Benefice of St Bartholomew

Kate was installed as Rector of the Benefice in September 2021. She has previously served as an ecumenical school chaplain, a youth retreat leader and a Diocesan justice and peace fieldworker. Her husband, Stephen, teaches at, and her two sons attend, Shaftesbury School.

The Revd June Lane

June has served the Benefice as a non-stipendiary priest since her ordination twenty years ago.

The Revd Mary Ridgewell

Mary, a retired prison chaplain, leads the Pilgrim Services at East Knoyle.

Jo Johnson (Licensed Lay Minister)

Jo leads services, particularly Matins, across the Benefice.

Anthony Thomas (Licensed Lay Minister)

Anthony conducts services across the Benefice.

Bob Thackray

Bob leads the non-Eucharistic Family services at St John’s, Charlton.

Stuart Asbury (Lay Pastoral Assistant)

Stuart leads occasional services, particularly at St Leonard’s, Semley.