Over 200 lovely people see themselves as regular members of our churches. Here are some of the ones you might want to get in touch with.

The Revd Dr Ben Sargent is the vicar of Bransgore and Hinton. He is married to Kelly and they have seven(!) children. Ben became a follower of Jesus Christ as a teenager when he first heard Jesus’ message explained clearly from the Bible. He went on to study theology at the University of Oxford. Ben loves road cycling, running and swimming and will meet up with anyone who wants to explore the lanes of the New Forest at high speed or jump in the sea! He has a blog with details of his writing and speaking at He can be reached on 01425 672850 and emailed using

Get in touch with Ben particularly if you want to find out more about Jesus Christ, our churches or if you’re planning a funeral.


Daniel is our Benefice Administrator for New Forest Edge Churches.  He is happy to chat with you about weddings, funerals, baptisms; as well as general enquires about our churches. Daniel is a trainee Lay Minister in our Benefice and also works as a teacher in Boscombe.  He is an avid reader and researcher and can also be found making use of all the fabulous walks we have available in our stunning part of the world.

You can email Daniel at the Benefice Office at: or you can call the Benefice phone on:  07484386614.