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Staff

The three vicars in the parish are the Revd. Hilary Wong (Vicar) and Revd. Kevin Lewis (Associate Vicar), and Revd. Anne Doerr (Associate Vicar NSM). We also have two Readers, Sue Knight and Tim Manley, who are congregational members at St Peter's and are licensed to lead services and to preach. 

Our Church Wardens are Sue Knight and Jimmy Moore.

Read on for a brief biography of the vicars!

Hilary Wong

Hilary was born and brought up in Cheltenham. She comes from a church-going family, and went to Sunday School throughout her childhood.  When she was 12, she made her first step of commitment to the Lord Jesus as a result of having the message of the cross clearly explained to her by the leader of the church youth group.

Hilary taught for 10 happy years in primary schools before she entered training for ordained ministry at Trinity College, Bristol. After leaving Trinity College, Hilary served her curacy in Chipping Sodbury, in the south of the Gloucester Diocese. She very much enjoyed all the different facets of ministry during her 4 years there.

Hilary’s passion is to share God’s love with those she meets, in whatever way is appropriate, in whatever setting she finds herself - in church, in people’s homes, in schools, in nursing homes, in prison, in hospital, and to point people to God so that they may experience his love first hand for themselves.

Hilary joined the parish in 2007. 

Kevin Lewis

Kevin grew up in Purley, south Croydon, and since then has lived in Nottingham, Uganda, Peckham, Bermondsey, Clapham, Nottingham (again!), Crawley and St Helier. Kevin did a degree in Theology as an under-graduate, then spent a year teaching Old Testament history in a minister's training college in Uganda. Following that, he spent a several years in Central London working with street homeless people at Elephant & Castle, and then as a Community Outreach Worker with adults with severe and enduring mental health problems in Peckham & Camberwell. 

Kevin is married to the wonderful Fran,  and responding to God's (not entirely welcome!) nudge in 2005 Kevin & Fran went to St John's College Nottingham where Kevin trained to be a vicar. In 2007 Kevin began a 4 year curacy at St Mary's Southgate, in Crawley, before they moved to St Helier in 2009.

Kevin's passion is to see people transformed by Jesus, to see people's lives changed from monochrome to full colour as we learn together and grow together in faith. This encompasses whole-life, with social action forming a key part in Kevin's outlook. Kevin is also keen to reflect theologically on everyday lives and make our faith relevant to as broad a number of people as possible, and since 2009 his blog forms an important part of this.

Kevin joined the parish in 2009.

Anne Doerr
Anne grew up in Portsmouth,  read English at Manchester University  and spent the early part of her career in Personnel and Training within the retail industry (BHS, Habitat and Heal’s) and lived  and worked in  numerous locations including  Brighton, Colchester, the Midlands and Dublin. It   was  her job that brought her to live in Sutton area in the mid 1980s, as she had to commute to central London.  Before ordination, Anne  was member of  The Good Shepherd Church, Carshalton Beeches  where she turned up with a 4 month old baby, asking about a baptism. At this point Anne hadn’t been to church for about 15 years.  Anne  made some friends there, had both her children baptised, came to faith and, eventually,  responded to God’s call to ordained ministry. 

Anne  trained with  a non-residential Theological College, and fitted her  studies  around her employment as a Manager in Adult and Community Education.   She is now Chaplain at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton 4 days a week. 

She  is married to David, and has  2 grown-up children. 

Anne’s passion is sharing the love of God where ever she has the opportunity, and  accompanying  people as they wrestle with the difficult questions of  faith and every day life.  Anne is very excited about being called to serve God on the St Helier estate where, together, we can continue to travel our journeys of  faith, as we grow in our  knowledge and love of Christ.

Anne joined the parish in 2013. 

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