Roger Widdecombe is the Church Leader. After a career in sales for thirteen years he studied theology for two years and became a minister in the Church of England in 2003. He came to St Paul’s in late 2006 and loves being part of the community. He enjoys fixing bikes, chatting to people and triathlons. Rog is married to Hannah and they have two boys and a little girl.
Jennifer Fellows is the Assistant Pastor. Originally from Glasgow, she moved to Cheltenham in Summer 2018 with her husband Simon. Jennifer previously worked as a Children’s and Families’ Minister in St Albans. She loves playing netball, a good book and cramming as many people as possible round her dining room table for dinner.
Simon Fellows is married to Jennifer and has a dog named Fergus. After living in St.Albans for 30+ years, he moved to Cheltenham in 2018 and he is now training for ordination, studying at Trinity College, Bristol. He enjoys many sports from football to cricket, is very green fingered, enjoys a relaxing beer garden and loves nothing more than deep discussion and stories being shared over a coffee.
Trainee Children’s Pastor
Jemima Downing is the Trainee Children’s Pastor. She grew up in Birmingham, worked in Canada for 2 years, studied in Bristol and recently finished the New Wine Discipleship Year. She enjoys baking yummy treats, exploring new places, any Snowsport and going all out with fancy dress for any family occasion.
PA to Leadership Team
Rachel Bourner is the PA to the Leadership Team. After studying at Durham University, she moved to the area just over two years ago. She married Jack in July 2020 and being a lover of music has set up and run a community choir in the School House Cafe. She is a massive fan of all things dogs, Disney and delicious food.
Georgie Hogg is the part time Church Administrator and currently oversees communications, media & bookings. She moved to Cheltenham in 2004, has taught in primary schools for fourteen years and been part of the St. Paul’s family for ten years. She is married to Al and they have two children. She loves music, cooking, gardening and anything art and crafty.