Dawn profile

Revd Dawn Davidson

Team Rector, Dawn was licensed In July 2014 initially as Team Vicar in the Tas Valley Team Ministry, taking on the post of Rector in April 2018.  Dawn serves the churches and local communities in Saxlingham and Shotesham, Tasburgh and Tharston, and Newton Flotman and Swainsthorpe.  Dawn spent her childhood overseas attending schools in Germany, Malaysia, Bulgaria, Uganda, India and Italy.  She is married to Tim and they have one son, Joel.  A believer since her early years, Dawn's faith came to life after a powerful experience of God in 1993.  Her passions in ministry are prayer, preaching and pastoral care.  She keeps an illustrated journal and enjoys reading, needlework, knitting and walking.  (But not all at the same time!)

The New Rectory
The Street
Saxlingham Nethergate
NR15 1AJ
01508 498924
Austin profile

Revd Austin Uzoigwe

Austin was licensed as Team Vicar in the Tas Valley Team Ministry in January 2019.  He has special responsibility for Tasburgh and Tharston.  

Austin was born and raised in Aba, in Eastern Nigeria.  He has three brothers and three sisters.  In 1993 he went to study in the Ukraine where he first recognised the call to ordination through active involvement as Committee Leader of Christian Businessmen International Kharkov.  He moved to Holland in 1996, where he worked as a logistics coordinator for Mosaic Traders Aalsmeer before starting his own export business.  Austin is married to Annette and they have three children.  The family worshipped at Christ Church Amsterdam where Austin exercised significant ministry, serving on the church council, and as a youth leader and home group leader.  He helped to plant and lay-lead a new Anglican Church in south-east Amsterdam.  Coming to the UK from the Diocese of Europe, Austin was adopted into Chelmsford Diocese.  He trained for two years at the Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Education in Birmingham and served his curacy with the Mardyke Team Ministry in South Ockendon, Essex.

Austin enjoys biking, jogging, walking, football, watching Arsenal and Norwich City, reading, cooking and meeting people.

The Rectory
Church Hill
NR15 1NB
01508 470901
Lesley profile

Reader Lesley Cox

Lesley began training as a Reader in September 2017.  She assists in leading services and preaching across the Benefice.  Lesley was licensed on 21st September 2019 by Bishop Alan at Norwich Cathedral.

01508 471334
Annette profile

Reader Annette Uzoigwe-Jonker

Annette was licensed as a lay reader at Norwich Cathedral on 19th September.  We welcome Annette in this new season of ministry!  She occasionally plays the organ for services.  She is married to Team Vicar, Austin.  

The Rectory
Church Hill
NR15 1NB
01508 470901
John profile

John Torbitt

Authorised Worship Assistant

01508 499541
Kirsten profile

Kirsten Remer

Authorised Worship Assistant

01508 471580
Philip profile

Philip Simmons

Authorised Worship Assistant

01508 499041
Ian profile

Ian Masson

Ian has been Pastor at Saxlingham Nethergate Chapel since Jan 2009. Ian & Lynda lived in Saxlingham for 10yrs before moving to Norwich in 2018.

73 Blithemeadow Drive
07778 347461

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