Yatton Moor Team Ministry
Yatton Moor Team Ministry


Revd Tim Scott

Team Rector of Yatton Moor Team Ministry

Tim, as the Team Rector, has oversight of the Team Ministry comprising the parish of Yatton Moor (Kenn, Kingston Seymour and Yatton) and the parish of Cleeve with Claverham. He has primary responsibility for St. Mary's, Yatton. Tim was brought up close to Wells in Somerset. He was Ordained in 1987 and has worked in a variety of parish and non-parish settings in London and in Essex. In 2014 he returned to Somerset to take on his present role as Team Rector. Tim is married to Linda and they have a teenage son. Linda is also ordained and is licensed as a Chaplain at Yeovil Hospital but also does a significant amount of work in the Yatton Moor Team particularly with Yatton School, children and their families. Tim's particular interests include engagement with people outside the worshipping community and he is involved with a number of local community groups as well as being a School Governor. He is on Diocesan Synod, has a passion for issues of justice and is Chair of a small national charity, the Society for Disabled Artists.

Tel: 01934 838960


Revd Warren Williams

Associate Priest for the Yatton Moor Team Ministry

Warren was brought up in Pembrokeshire, West Wales and Diana his wife in Woodthorpe, Nottingham. Warren went to sea for many years serving as an Officer in the Merchant Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service before Holy Orders. He has also served previously in Government service both at home and overseas. In times past, Warren held a TAVR(B) Commission serving with Somerset ACF and later the 1st Cdt. BN, the Glosterís Regt., when he moved to Gloucester from Taunton in the early 80's. Warren has previously lived in West and South Wales, the West Country (Taunton), Gloucestershire (Gloucester) and overseas in Cyprus and Spain.

Diana (before meeting Warren) has also lived in Spain (teaching Biology in a British school in Madrid), thereafter teaching Biology (Head of Department for many years until now only working 2 days a week) at the Francis Holland CofE School, Chelsea, London.
Warren has a son (Justin) and a daughter (Alison) both grown up. Justin who lives with his family in Langley, Berks, is a business manager for an International Japanese company (he is fluent in Japanese) whilst Alison, a medical research scientist lives nearby in Congresbury with her family.

Warren has previously served as a priest in the Diocese of St Davids, the Diocese in Europe, and most recently in the Diocese of St. Asaph, the latter as Incumbent of the Meifod Benefice for a period of over twelve years in a most beautiful part of Wales.

Warren joined us in April 2013, to serve as a House for Duty priest within the Yatton Moor Team Ministry, with responsibility for the villages of Kenn and Kingston Seymour. Warren and Diana are are now living in Kingston Seymour.

Tel: 01934 833608


Revd Jo Stobart

Curate for the Yatton Moor Team Ministry

Jo was born in Hounslow and has been trying to work her way west ever since! Having studied History at University, Jo trained as a primary school teacher and after some time teaching in schools, she set-up and ran Southwark Cathedral's Education Centre for school visits. She then took ten years out of paid work to look after her three sons. After 5 years as a secondary school chaplain in the Cheddar Valley, Jo began to explore the idea of ordained ministry and trained for the priesthood part-time at Sarum College, Salisbury (where she is currently studying for an MA). Jo was ordained deacon at Wells Cathedral in July 2016 and ordained priest a year later . She is loving training with the Yatton Moor Team. She's passionate about the Bible, preaching and all kinds of writing. As a member of the Diocese's Board of Education, she's also committed to supporting the church schools in the Team. She and her husband Ian enjoy walking their four dogs, the seaside and the delights of Netflix!

Tel: 01934 830328


Revd Linda Scott

Assistant Priest

Linda was ordained in 1992. Having worked in parishes in Kent and East London she now works as a hospital chaplain in Yeovil. As a member of the Yatton Moor Team Linda works particularly with Yatton schools, children and their families.

Tel: 01934 838960


Revd Avril Gaunt

Assistant Priest

Avril Gaunt has lived in the Yatton Moor area with her husband Richard and two sons for nearly 25 years. She has been a committed Christian for most of her life. In 1995 Avril was ordained a Deacon followed by ordination to the Priesthood in 1997 and serves as a non stidendiary minister in our team, having previously been a Hospital Chaplain.

Tel: 01934 832995

Revd Richard Taylor

Tel: 01934 413263