Rev Dave Willis – Vicar
Dave and Sarah-jane came to Midhurst in November 2013 from Crawley where Dave served his curacy. They have two children, Poppy and Jacob and a mad springer spaniel called Luna. Dave trained for ministry at Rippon College Cuddesdon and was ordained in 2010.
Dave has spent most of his life in Sussex, growing up in Middleton-on-sea and going to secondary school in Chichester. When he left school, Dave spent a gap-year working for the Youth and Children’s department of the Diocese of Chichester and later on was employed as a full-time youth worker at St Andrew’s Burgess Hill.
Dave and his family love living in Midhurst and getting out for walks in the South Downs with Luna.
Beth Pinder – Youth and Children’s Minister
Beth came to Midhurst with her husband Chris in 2019 to be our first ever Youth and Children’s Minister. Beth has moved around a lot but spent most of her childhood growing up around the Guildford and Surrey area. In 2018 she graduated with a degree in Youth Work and Theology from Oasis college, London. Whilst studying for her degree, Beth spent three years as a student youth worker for a Church in Luton.
Beth loves working alongside young people and has experience working with young people in Churches, schools, youth cafes and parks. Beth says “I have a real passion to see young people thrive in life and to share with them about Gods love for them.”
In April 2019 Beth got married and in her spare time she enjoys going for long walks with her husband and binge watch TV shows.
Jenny has been a Churchwarden since April 2014. Her additional responsibilities include Pastoral Co-ordinator, Chair of Finance, Fabric and Fundraising Team and helping with Children’s Work. Her working life was in education. For relaxation interests include handbell ringing and learning to play the ukulele!