Registry Office

The Registry Office is the central administration office of the diocese and works in partnership with clergy, parishes and other organisations to resource and support the work of the diocese. Read how the Registry Office can help you.

Please note: We are in a season of transition. We ask all new enquiries are directed to at this time.


Sarah Crutch – Registrar & Executive Assistant to the Bishop

Days of work: Monday – Friday

Registrar – governance, parish administration, IT systems oversight, Registry Office management

Executive Assistant to the Bishop – communications, professional standards & redress, Synod coordinator, clergy & lay authorisation management, The Spirit, Clergy Care

Archdeacon George Hemmings

Days of work: Monday – Friday (except Wednesday)

Youth and Children’s Ministry Coordinator, property and insurance, strategic planning, compliance management, HR, education, Registry facility management, pastoral care

The Rev’d Canon Heather Marten – Ministry Development Officer

Days of work: Tuesday – Friday

Ministry Formation Program, Board of Ministry, Safe Church training, ongoing development and mentoring of clergy

Katy Lambert – Registry Support Officer

Days of work: Monday – Friday

Executive support to the Registrar, Eddington Cottage management, website maintenance, minute secretary, reception duties

Jenny Slattery – Registrar Support

Days of work: Monday – Friday

Payroll, clearances and ministry checks, administrative support

Debbie Brown – Diocesan and Charities Accountant


Diocesan and charities finances

Jo Hill – Diocesan Accountant


Diocesan finances