Jane is part-time Chaplain and Tutor in Prayer at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. She was a secondary school teacher before studying theology in Durham and Bangalore. Since 1980 she has worked as deaconess, deacon and priest in three different Cambridge Churches. She is a Pastoral Selector for the Division of Ministry and a member of the Grove Spirituality Group . She has completed a three-year course based in London on the Exercises of St Ignatius and Spiritual Direction, and is now a staff member on a locally based course that teaches spiritual direction. Jane is married to Andrew, a water engineer, and they have three children. As a family they have spent extended periods abroad in Oman and Malaysia.