About Us

The Vicar: Revd Arthur Botham

Hello, my name is Arthur, and it has been my privilege and pleasure to have been Vicar of St. Gabriel’s since 2005.

During my time here I have forged links with other groups of churches in Basingstoke. I am particularly concerned to bring Jesus into the lives of the people living in Popley, Limes Park and Rooksdown


Mrs. Marion Davies

Mr. Kelvin Lewington

Hello, we are Kelvin and Marion Churchwardens at St. Gabriel’s since 2013.
We as Churchwardens are generally responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the parish and helping the smooth running of the church.

There are also responsibilities in connection with the Sunday services and for keeping order in the church. We have a duty to make sure that the clergy can conduct their services and other meetings without hindrance. This requires that any visitors or newcomers are welcomed and assisted.

We are also on hand to welcome guest preachers, the Archdeacon or Bishop when they visit, and offer any help as needed.

We are privileged to be elected and to serve as your Churchwardens.

Blessings in Christ

Marion and Kelvin