Who's who

The Team Rector is Michael Kingston. 

Born in Kent, Michael trained as a Chartered Surveyor in Nottingham. He  worked first in the West End of London, then moved to Norfolk to work across East Anglia. He has been married to Maggie for the past 32 years and they have two girls a granddaughter and a grandson. Responding to a call to the ministry, Michael, with Maggie and the girls, returned to Nottingham in 1994 to study at St John's College. He was fortunate enough to return to Norfolk, to serve a curacy in Drayton. He was the appointed as Rector to the Plumsteads, and in 2009 came as team Rector to the Hempnall Group of Parishes.

In 2013 Michael took three weeks to make a sponsored bus journey all around the UK on scheduled local services, raising money for the Vidiyal Trust, one of the missions we support as a Group. He raised over £4000.

 

The Team Vicar is Liz Billett.

Liz is the daughter of a West Norfolk farmer. She has spent much of her working life as a nurse and midwife. She now works as an Anglican priest in her home county in rural Norfolk. She enjoys anything creative, cooking, gardening, painting and walking. She has, with her husband Tony, worked to create a space in their home and garden for people who need to have space for themselves. She and Tony have two sons.

 

 

The Reader is Jackie Cook

I was born in Gosforth, Northumberland and lived there for 10 years. I trained as a nurse in London and although I experienced different medical aspects, my main speciality was in Cardiology and Oncology. I am married to Peter. We first lived in Cambridgeshire, before moving to Norfolk in 1997. We have a son Matthew and a daughter Lucy, who both live near us. I was licensed as a Reader to the Hempnall Group of Parishes in September 2014.     


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