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Church and Benefice Office

The Church and Benefice Office is based in the D'Urberville Hall, Colliers Lane, Wool

The Office is open for people to call by appointment only as follows:

Monday mornings 11.30am - 12.30pm
Wednesday afternoons 5pm - 6pm


Contact number is 07729 484866

The office email address is woolchurchoffice@gmail.com


Revd Jenny Alidina (01929 - 551502)

Email: jennyalidina@irishollow.co.uk


Revd Sandra Williams (01929 792235)

Email: revsandrawestpurbeck@outlook.com

(Revd Sandra is part-time and her working days are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.)


Please phone Mrs Jenny Hunt (Licensed Lay Minister) (01929 462570)

Other Enquiries

For other enquiries please either leave a message with the office, email the office, or ring your local church warden.

For Holy Rood, the church warden is Mrs Brenda Edwards (01929 463227).







Rector of West Purbeck Benefice and Vicar of Holy Rood, Wool

Revd Carol Langford


Important note - Revd Carol is currently unwell, is on long-term sick leave, and is unable to attend to phone calls and emails and other correspondence. Please use the Church Office details at the top of this page, instead: or, in emergency contact Revd Sandra Williams.

Vicarage Address

Wool Vicarage, Vicarage Close, Wool, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6EB


Associate Priest

Revd Sandra Williams


Revd Sandra was licensed in Bere Regis Church on 2nd October 2019. She works across the Benefice with pastoral responsibility for Bere Regis and Affpuddle.

Revd Sandra is part-time and her working days will be Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday

Tel 01929 792235

Email: revsandrawestpurbeck@outlook.com

The Vicarage, West Street, Bere Regis, BH20 7HQ

(Owing to the illness of Revd Carol, Revd Sandra is extremely busy now and for the foreseeable future. It would obviously be a kindness to consider her workload when contacting her.)





Associate Priest - Revd Jenny Alidina

Revd Jenny was licensed as Associate Priest to Holy Rood and the West Purbeck Benefice on 13th March 2019





Retired Associate Priest with Permission to Officiate - Revd Judy Hill



(Judy retires from Licensed Ministry at the end of September.)



Church Wardens


Brenda Edwards

Mrs Brenda Edwards, Red Roof Barn, Coombe Keynes, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5PS. Telephone 01929 463227



Deputy Churchwardens appointed April 2019

The Four Deputy Church Wardens are:

Ken Baynton, Dee McCumiskey, Rod Webb and Val Wilson



Licensed Lay Ministers:

Mr John Matthews, "Iona", 3 Lampton Close, Wool

Holy Rood Wool - John Matthews


Mrs Jenny Hunt, "Carlyon", 19 Colliers Lane, Wool




Parish Safeguarding Officer (Child Protection and Vulnerable Adult Issues)

- is the Holy Rood safeguarding officer. (Also the webmaster.)






Note that the local dialling code (where not otherwise stated) is 01929









The Holy Rood website (part of the West Purbeck Benefice) is hosted by Krystal Hosting, to whom we are very grateful



Send mail to the webmaster (see Contacts) with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright 2004 Holy Rood Church, Wool
Last modified: Saturday, 12 September 2020