Rev Mark Pavey
Mark joined the team in March 2019. He is team vicar of the Southern team of the North Downs and comes with his wife Tansye and two daughters who keep him on his toes! There is nothing he likes doing more than spending time with the family or watching his beloved Liverpool FC… please don’t judge him for this!! A huge Queen and Elvis fan, Mark enjoys singing in a function band and playing guitar and a bit of piano. His passion is to see people grow and flourish in their faith regardless of age. After working in a Secure Training Centre with young offenders. and many years as a youth worker, Mark is working to help families of all ages feel welcome and become active members of the church family.
Captain Graham Bibby
Graham Bibby is our Team Missioner and works across the Southern Group and Pilgrim’s Way churches of the North Downs Team. ‘Captain Graham’ trained with Church Army in the early 1990’s and has served all over the country and abroad (well, the Isle of Man!). He is married to Janette and between them, they have 5 grown up children.
Graham has an irrational love of 1970’s progressive rock music, Everton Football Club and the Lake District. He loves exploring new areas, walking and most other music, attending loads of concerts. He was born in Ashton-under-Lyne near Manchester, but grew up in Blackpool. He loves his role getting to know the people of the North Downs through our churches, schools and other organisations and activities.
Church Administrator Tracey Pavan
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself, my name is Tracey Pavan. As you may know, I am the new Parish Administrator and will be available on flexi hours from Monday to Friday. If you require any assistance or have any questions please do not hesitate to call or email me.
Tel: 07516 159879
Peter and Sonya – Kingswood Church
Sonya and Peter both grew up in Tunbridge Wells and went to St James Church. Their first home, when they got married, was in the Medway towns before moving to Kingswood over 40 year ago when Kingswood Church was in its infancy. It has been their joy to serve the Lord in the Church and the local Community ever since. Sonya is a Counsellor with Crossline Christian Counselling Service in Maidstone. She also started and leads the Crusader group at Kingswood School and a lady’s home group. Peter had a career in the City of London as an Accountant and, although based in London, travelled overseas, with postings to New York and South Korea. Since retiring he has taken on several finance roles as a Trustee and is training for Reader Ministry. He enjoys playing the guitar, cooking a BBQ and running but only short distances!
Tracey is the Leader of Kingswood Church “Climbers” (Sunday School) and Cans (Kingswood Church Youth Group).
Tracey lives in the village of Kingswood with her husband Ryan and two children Harley and Selsey who are always willing to help with both Climbers and Cans, often doing test runs for activities to make sure they are suitable for use on the day. Tracey loves spending time with her family and friends, venturing out on day trips and chilling out in the garden. Tracey loves music especially singing and enjoys Karaoke sessions with Selsey at her home.
Tracey is a qualified Nursery Nurse Teacher and worked in school for many years before taking time out to raise her children, she uses her teaching skills at Climbers studying stories from the Bible and running craft activities with the children.