The Reverend Jane Durell speaks about her life: wartime, on a farm, horses, working for the church, and being ordained.
After her first job at Start-rite, Heather began working for Social Services in Norfolk in 1978. In her work, she used Deafblind Manual to communicate with people with dual sensory loss. She was also proficient in British Sign Language and in Braille. Heather was ordained in 1996, and served as an assistant priest in Sprowston. […]
When I sought to serve God as a teenager every door seemed closed. You needed to be a man to serve. Who would have dreamt that I would end up as an ordained priest in the Church of England!
Peter wanted to be an Anglican priest from a young age. Following a short spell as a journalist, he trained to be a teacher at Keswick Hall in Norwich and worked at Lincoln Road Boys’ School in Peterborough and at the Hewett School in Norwich. After three years at Theological College in Chichester, Peter returned […]