Readers and Revs

​We are currently in Clerical Vacancy (between Vicars). Our Ministry Team below, along with visiting clergy, will be covering our services.

Revd Chris Reed - Honorary Minister
Chris has many years experience in parish ministry and on retiring to Otford has become a valuable member of the Readers and Revs team here at St Bart's leading and preaching at many services including our mid-week communion service


Dawn Hallam  - Lay Reader
Dawn works within the NHS  has been a Lay Reader at St Bart's for many years. She has a particular ministry amongst the young leading Messy Church, EPIC, YPF and as a co-leader of Sunday Club. Dawn does detached youth work with Sevenoaks Area Youth Trust. She is on our PCC.


Bill Lattimer - Lay Reader
Bill came to faith later in life and has a strong desire to preach the gospel using God's word but at the same time acknowledging the pressures of living in a modern, constantly evolving society. He is leader of one of our homegroups and co-ordinates our Men's Group. Bill was instrumental in the setting up of Trinity School, Sevenoaks.


Margaret Lidbetter - Lay Reader
Margaret's background is in education having been a Headteacher of a church primary school for many years. Along with being a Lay Reader with a licence to conduct funerals, a Pastoral Assistant and is a leader of Cameo one of our homegroups which also engages in social activities. Cameo is for those who find themselves on their own. Margaret is on our PCC


Mags Southgate - Lay Reader
​Mags is a full time teacher and most recently licenced Lay Reader, although she has been leading and preaching at St Bart's for many years. Mags has a heart for young people and also a concern to see the Church grow and sustain future generations. She sees this being done though exploring new forms of worship.