Meet the Team

We are currently under vacancy, seeking a new Rector.

The Clergy

Glenn Lowde (Associate Minister)

Tel:  01788 572611

Glenn has lived and worked in Rugby all his life,he is married to Delia and has two adult sons Dean and Nathan. He was ordained in 2020 and served his curacy at St Mark’s, Bilton, where he has been a member of the congregation and a Reader there for seven years prior to being an ordinand. His ministry is now to continue at St Mark’s as its Associate Minister.

Glenn has also had a wider ministry within the Diocese as a Spiritual Director for the past 11 years.

Glenn qualified with a Degree in Counselling in 2012 and works as a Counsellor at The Light House, a Christian Counselling agency based in Coventry. Glenn enjoys nurturing and walking with others on their journey with God. He is also part of the Diocese’s team of discernment advisers.

Alongside this, Glenn’s career has been in the Aerospace industry, as a qualified metallurgist and quality engineer. Responsible for measurement and testing, he was a member of the company’s senior management team heading the Quality Department.

Glenn has always enjoyed working with people in various capacities from technical training, mentoring and coaching, to being their counsellor for when life is hurting, to helping others discern their calling and developing their gifts in God’s service.

Glenn is also a keen cyclist, recently completing 100 mile closed road rides raising money for charity. He sings tenor in the Rugby Philharmonic Choir and enjoys opera and live music.

The Churchwardens

An essential piece of the St Mark’s puzzle, churchwardens are responsible for many of the practical aspects of running the church, from overseeing the upkeep of the building to ensuring our Sunday services run smoothly.

If you have a practical question about the church or churchyard, you can contact the churchwardens at the following email address:

Marion Ainslow

Christien Assheton