People

Revd Rana Khan

Revd Rana Khan was born born and raised in Vehari, a small town in Southern Punjab, Pakistan, and trained for the priesthood in Karachi, and worked for 10 years in the Diocese of Lahore in both urban and rural parishes. He was invited by then-Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, to join the team at Lambeth Palace and moved, with his family, to the UK. He is married to Moseena and they have three sons. Rana was inducted in May… [Continue Reading]

Revd Mairwen Large

Born in Cardiff and raised in a Welsh speaking family, Mairwen trained as a Primary school teacher. She worked in Bristol for her first teaching post and then followed God’s calling to join the Lee Abbey Community in North Devon. There she developed her love of worship music and worship leading, which she brought with her when she returned to Wales with her husband Simon. They have worshipped together at St Edmund’s for 25 years and have two grown up… [Continue Reading]

Julian Stedman

Julian Stedman has attended St. Edmund’s Church since 2003, having previously been a member of Baptist Churches in Lisvane (Cardiff) and Monmouth. He is a Licensed Evangelist in the Church in Wales; in 2019, he gained a Diploma in Theology from the St Padarn’s Institute in Cardiff. He is involved with churches across the Ministry Area and has set up the TELUSK team – “Touching every life in the Usk Valley” with a mandate for local evangelism and mission. He… [Continue Reading]

Kathryn Bullon

Kathryn has worshipped at St Edmunds for just over 20 years and has been on the PCC for most of that time. She is a Homegroup Leader and has spent the last few years heading up the Fundraising and Hospitality Team. She has spent most of her working life in the Social Housing Sector , splitting her time almost equally between Human Resources and Finance. 

Sue Foster

Sue is the Rector’s warden and has the unenviable task of keeping the Rector in order.

Vaughan Bennett

Vaughan is a semi-retired accountant who has been organist of St Ed’s since 1986 and is our worship group leader. He is married to Kaye (who also sings with the worship group) and they have 2 daughters and two grandchildren. Originally brought up in Central London, Vaughan ‘escaped’ initially to Chepstow where he was involved with organ playing in the Methodist Church and accompanying a local choir. In 1983 work commitments brought him from the Wye valley to the Usk… [Continue Reading]

Simon Large

Simon is the website administrator and is also responsible for the audio-visual system in church. His day job is as an embedded systems programmer, electronics engineer and website designer. He is married to Mairwen, who is now a curate in the St Catwg Ministry Area, and they have two grown up children. Originally from Yeovil in Somerset, he met Mairwen when they were working in the Lee Abbey Community in North Devon in the 1990s. When not up to his… [Continue Reading]