St Paul's, St Peter's and St Luke's,Tadley and Pamber Heath.

Meet our church leaders


Richard Harlow moved to Tadley in September 2013 to become Rector of this parish, and St Mary’s, Tadley North, and Silchester. He was previously a NHS chaplain for 12 years in Sussex, specialising in supporting people with mental health problems. Richard is married to Kayla. They have 4 grown up children and 2 grandchildren. Richard’s hobbies are running, squash and eating curries, though not necessarily all at the same time.

Richard can be contacted from our Contacts Page. You can read a transcript of his recent sermons here or listen to an audio selection via the Resources Page

Pat Brown is married to Bob and has lived in Tadley since 1971 and her four children have grown up here. A regular worshipper at St Paul's Church, she felt a call to the priesthood, was ordained in June 1998 and subsequently licensed to serve as an Assistant Priest in the United Benefice of Tadley South and Silchester. Although now officially retired, she hold the Bishop's Permission to Officiate and continues her ministry in the three churches of St Paul's, St Peter's and St Luke's. She enjoys being a grandmother to seven grandchildren, is an active member ot the Trefoil Guild and joins various activities within the U3A. Please contact her on: 0118 981 6109 or Email: Pat Brown


Wendy Alder is married to Eddie and has two daughters and three grandsons. She has lived in Pamber Heath since 1965. In 1997 on completion of training as a Reader, she received the Bishop's Licence to minister in the Benefice of Tadley. She mostly worships at St Luke's, also St Paul's and St.Peter' s and enjoys pastoral care of people within the local community and beyond, having spent nine years as a lay-chaplain at Basingstoke Hospital supporting patients' needs. When she has time to relax enjoys gardening and visiting places of interest. She can be contacted on 0118 9700538


Cathy Pynn, is married to John, a scientist, organist and DIY enthusiast and enjoys family life with 3 children and a grandson. In 1992 whilst working as an IT manager she trained for the priesthood having felt called to minister in the workplace. After retiring as Chaplain to Bradfield College in 2005, she spent 7 years as resident priest in Kintbury. In 2013 she and John retired to Pamber Heath where she is part of the clergy team particularly working in Pamber Heath. Her passion is helping people to realise that God loves them and her hobbies are not-retiring, Sudoku, reading, singing, rediscovering Bridge and learning German. Please contact her on 0118 9701007 or Email: Cathy Pynn