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Local Ministry Development Group (LMDG - "Lay Team") home page

What is the LMDG?

This is a support team nominated by the Greater Parish congregations. It reports to the Parochial Church Council of Greater Whitbourne. The current team was commissioned on 7th July 2019.


Revd Dawn Hyett, Interim Minister, William North, Anne Evans, Louisa Wyatt, Clive Pickering and Carol Wilde. The LMDG works closely with the rest of the ministry team, Revd Andrew Bullock, Revd Jan Webb, Alexandra Bullock and Chris Evans.

Terms of Reference - its "Remit"

  • To assist the Interim Minister as necessary, including outreach to Saltmarshe Castle Park.
  • Monitor and facilitate putting into action the current Mission Action Plan and its ongoing development.
  • To plan to help those who need help in the parish.
  • To consider the environment in everything we do.
  • To seek training where necessary so that it can do a better job.

What does it do?

  • The LMDG meets every two months to review progress and identify needs.
  • Facilitate and liaise between Interim Minister and PCC Treasurer on all wedding service administration or other pastoral services.
  • Safeguarding overview for all our 4 parishes.
  • To regularly liaise with the Churchwardens of the 4 churches in the Greater Parish.
  • Organise Christian Aid annual collection.

Contacting the LMDG

We have an email address LMDG@whitbourne.org.uk that can be used to submit suggestions and comments to the LMDG. This will be checked regularly at the moment by Chris Evans, and shared with the whole team. You should NOT use it for confidential matters.

This page last updated on 26th November 2019 by John Bland.