The Revd Paul Beynon - Rector

Paul has pastoral care for the whole Lostwithiel benefice, including St Winnow and St Nectans.  He lives in nearby Lostwithiel and is ably assisted by two retired clergy, an associate priest (see below) and a reader. 

01208 592765


The Revd Sheila Bawden – Associate Priest

Sheila is based principally in Lostwithiel, organising the Benefice Messy Church and services at St Bartholomews.  She supports Paul and leads the St Winnow Outdoor Church service.

01208 871344


Nancy Morris– Churchwarden

As churchwarden Nancy and Dawn (see below) are responsible for the fabric of the church, the wellbeing of our parishioners and community, and supporting our clergy.  They can be seen at most services and events – if you have a question, they’re probably your first point of call!

01208 872652


Dawn Stephens – Churchwarden and Child and Adult Protection Officer

If being a churchwarden wasn’t enough, Dawn is also the person you call on if you have concerns about the safety of a child or vulnerable adult.  Please click for further information.

01208 873647


Catherine Murphy – Benefice Administrator and PCC Secretary

Catherine is the go-to person for information on baptisms and weddings and memorial stones.  She, of course, does much more besides, working for the whole benefice, but these are likely to be your main reasons for contacting her.  Catherine works 9am to 11am Monday to Friday in the vestry of St Bartholomew’s Church, Lostwithiel (via North Street gate).

01208 872232


Becks Halkes, Marion May & Robert Pearce – Diocesan Synod Representatives

Diocesan Synod is a group of clergy and lay people who meet with the bishops and archdeacons to discuss matters concerning the Church of England.  They are, in effect, our representatives in diocesan level discussions.  Becks, Marion and Robert are joined by Colin Morris (see below).


Colin Morris – Treasurer and Diocesan Synod Representative

Colin is the point of contact for all things financial, whether it is managing the accounts or answering queries about donations or shop payments.

01208 872652


Frank Stephens –Captain of the Bells

Frank is as local to St Winnow as you can get, working and living on St Winnow Church's doorstep!  Please contact him if you are interested in using the bells at St Winnow or are interested in having a go we welcome new ringers! 

01208 872327


Clare Harrison – Flower Co-ordinator

Clare and her team create the beautiful flowers that so often fill St Winnow, particularly on special services.  If you would like to discuss the possibility of her team providing flowers for your special service please be in touch.


Charlotte Dixon - Publicity

Charlotte maintains the website and promotes the St Winnow events on our social media.  She is also happy to include relevant local events on our website and to discuss any ideas you may have for partnership events etc.

01208 871730



Friends of St Winnow and St Nectan

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Other contacts you may need:

Diocesan Safeguarding Officer:  Sarah Acraman  01872 274351