Rector: Rev Suzanne Skepper

Suzanne became Rector of the Seven Towers in September 2013.Before that she was the curate at Holy Trinity Longlevens, just around the corner. Originally from Liverpool, Suzanne is married to Chris and has three grown up children, Emma, Rachael and Josh and a grandson Luca. Suzanne enjoys walking the dogs with Chris, especially loves holidays in North Wales, listening to music and in her own words, ‘on occasion trying to jog’! She also enjoys her role as a governor at Norton Church of England Primary School and the friendships there.

Suzanne retired from the benefice on 28th February 2021.


  Associate Minister: Rev Philippa Donald

Philippa has been Associate Priest in the Seven Towers Benefice since 2015, working alongside Rev Suzanne in all aspects of parish ministry. Before that she was a curate and then Interim Minister at St John the Evangelist in Churchdown and Innsworth. Married to Ian, a consultant in Elderly Care at Gloucester Royal for over 30 years, they have 3 sons, all working in the Arts, 3 daughters in law, and one granddaughter of nearly 2. Earlier in life Philippa was a music teacher and mum. She is passionate about singing and joins the the Three Choirs Festival Chorus every 3 years when it comes to Gloucester. She also loves reading, walking by the sea and creating cross-stitch samplers for family and friends’ special birthdays.