Winkfield and Cranbourne Churches

Our Ministry Team

Reverend Huw Mordecai - (Interim Minister)                     Huw Mordecai was a curate at Gillingham in Kent, and has spent most of his ministry as a school chaplain, in this country and Australia. The people of this Benefice have drawn him back to parish ministry, because of the warm welcome he received whenever he visited here.

Stuart Ager (Licensed Lay Minister)
has been attached to St Peter's church, Cranbourne since 1995 and has been a Reader/LLM since 1989. He was head of RE in a secondary school before joining a Christian publishing company.  Stuart is retired.

Mary Knight (Licensed Lay Minister)Mary Knight
has lived in Chavey Down since 1973 when she and her late husband joined the staff of Heathfield School, Ascot. Mary retired from her position as Deputy Head in 1996. Three years before retiring Mary became a Reader/LLM and also fulfilled duties in the school chapel. She has a special responsibility for the Parish of Winkfield, taking services and funerals. Mary is a member of the Deanery Synod. Mary’s late husband was the organist at Holy Trinity Church, Bracknell and also played at our churches on occasions.

Jacki Thomas (Licensed Lay Minister)
Jacki Thomas
Jacki is a Licensed Lay Minister attached to St Peter's church, Cranbourne.  With her husband Mike, who is also an LLM, in the past she ran an ecumenical music and drama group which presented review-style evening services. She is a trained Spiritual Director, a musician of sorts, a keen golfer and an avid reader (time permitting). They have three children - all married.

Mike Thomas (Licensed Lay Minister)
In addition to LLM duties Mike is a Governor and School Chaplain at a local school. Together with his wife Jacki (above), they started the music/drama group Revelation which presented events to churches in and around Berkshire, Surrey and North Hampshire. 
He has lived and worshipped in the parish since 1983.


  • Church Office
  • C/o St Martins Church Rd
  • Chavey Down
  • Ascot
  • SL5 8RR

01344 882933
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