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Benefice Volunteers

June Courtmayne (Pastoral Visitor)

June lives on the Overstone Solarium and is their welfare officer, She also carries out visiting in hospitals and in the villages. 

Paul & Jane Groom (Pastoral Visitors)

Paul and Jane have lived in Sywell since 2003 and have come to us from a church in Wellingborough. Jane loves the garden and Paul is a bit of a petrol head. They are retired and looking to serve the Lord in their local community.

Mrs Libby Thomson - Childrens Work leader                                                        

Libby lives in Kettering and has long ties with the Benefice. She is committed to ensuring that whatever age a child is they come to know the living Christ and share in the wider ministry of the church. Libby is our Pasrish Safeguarding Officer.

Mrs Kate Payne - Parish Secretary and Administrator

Kate is a retired legal secretary and has lived in Mears Ashby for over 30 years and is married to Richard and has two dogs and loves the village life.

Wardens and Vergers

Sywell with Overstone  

Warden                          Neil Botterill          

Verger                           June Courtmayne

Mears Ashby                   

Warden                          Peter York and Caroline Napier

Warden Emeritus           Aubrey Payne


Warden                          Tony Edwards and Lynda Denny

Verger                            John Furniss 


Treasurer                       James Bellamy