Who’s who

Below you will find contact details for key people in the Benefice.

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Revd. Mark Abrey – Rector

Gummer weddingOriginally from Suffolk, Mark trained for ministry at Ripon College Cuddesdon and was ordained in
Liverpool in 1993.  He spent the first 8½ years of ministry in the Diocese of Liverpool, serving as Curate at St. Mary the Virgin, West Derby and latterly as Priest in Charge of St. Margaret’s Church, Anfield. During this time he was also part-time Chaplain of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. In 2001 Mark became the first Incumbent of the newly formed Chase Benefice.

The Vicarage, Church Road, Chadlington, Chipping Norton, Oxon.  OX7 3LY

Telephone: 01608 676572
Email: rector at thechasebenefice dot org dot uk

Revd Ilona Cheyne – Assistant Curate

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Ilona has spent most of her life as a university academic, teaching and researching international law. She was ordained deacon in June 2019 at Christ Church Cathedral, and is currently serving as curate in the Chase Benefice.”


Telephone: 07305 355809
Email: ilona at thechasebenefice dot org dot uk

Serving the villages of Chadlington, Ascott-under-Wychwood, Spelsbury and Enstone