Locks Heath welcomes new vicar

ST JOHN the Baptist church at Locks Heath has a new vicar who has pledged to serve the community.

The Rev Gavin Foster and Hazel Foster

The Rev Gavin Foster was installed on September 4 by the Bishop of Portsmouth, the Rt Rev Christopher Foster. The service was attended by local church leaders, the head teacher of St John the Baptist Primary School, community leaders and Councillor Susan Bayford.

Gavin told Susan he was looking forward to helping the church to follow Jesus’ example by serving the local community and bringing good news for everyone. Gavin is married to Hazel (pictured) and they have 3 young children.