Revd Jennifer Wood
Deacon Jennifer is a longstanding member of the All Saints family, having sung in the choir for many years.
She first trained as a nurse in Manchester, before moving to Cheltenham, where she studied for a degree in Religious Studies with History, at St Paul & St Mary’s College (now the University of Gloucestershire).
Returning to work after raising a family, Jennifer worked with local GP surgeries for over 20 years;, and now as a Chaplaincy Volunteer at Cheltenham General, has maintained her connection with the Health Service since retirement.
More recently she trained at St Stephen’s House, Oxford, and was ordained Deacon by Bishop Michael Perham in 2009. As a Perpetual Deacon, which means she will not become a priest, but will remain a Deacon; she is one of a small number of Perpetual Deacons in the Gloucester Diocese..