Revd Simon Archer - married to Jane, Simon grew up in Derbyshire. He worked as a journalist for newspaper titles in the Midlands and Gloucestershire, and also gained a BA degree in International Relations. He trained for the priesthood at Ripon College Cuddesdon, near Oxford. After curacy close to the city centre in Gloucester, Simon moved into the Diocese of Worcester to become vicar in the Brierley Hill Team. He was licensed as team vicar in the Kidderminster Ismere Team in March 2019.