Rev Lorna Lavarello Smith
Lorna was born and brought up on the island of Tristan da Cunha. She married her husband Drew Smith in Paarl in 2001 and they have a combined family of 3 sons, 2 adopted daughters and an 18 month old granddaughter Madeleine.
After a career in Medical Research and part time work as a Counsellor, Lorna attended Queens Theological College in Birmingham UK where she studied a Degree in Mission and Ministry. Lorna was ordained Deacon in Peterborough Cathedral UK, in 2013 and Priest in 2014. She served her Curacy in Billing, Northamptonshire UK. Lorna’s passion in Ministry has always been for encouraging spiritual growth of young people in the church believing that children are equal partners with adults in the life of the church and the Holy Spirit speaks powerfully through children as well as adults.