Kevin will be leaving St Matthew's after 17 years in April. He has been appointed Warden of The College of St Barnabas in Lingfield.
He was appointed Priest in Charge of St Matthew's in November 2000 and was made Rector a year later. He has served all his ministry in inner London. He was curate at St Mary's, Stoke Newington and then was on the staff of St Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney. He has also served as the Stepney Area Vocations Advisor, Director of Ordinands and Warden of Readers. He is a member of the Society of Catholic Priests.
Kevin is the author of a range of religious and dramatic works. Go to his website to find out more.
He has contributed a number of articles and reviews to various publications, Church Times, Quiet Spaces and the Expository Times among them and is involved in the Gospel Imprint initiative. Kevin regularly teaches and leads workshops in liturgy.
He was born in Australia, where he took his study leave in 2013, preaching Holy Week at Christ Church St Laurence in Sydney and Ascension Day in St George's Cathedral, Perth. He moved to Britain in 1988.
Kevin has a long association with ministry among Deaf people. A Stage Two accredited signer, he is a long-term member of the Working Party supporting ministry with Deaf People in the Diocese of London.
He is married to the opera singer Adey Grummet.
Erin was ordained Deacon and became the Assistant Curate at St Matthew’s in July 2016, after a short placement at St Matthew’s the previous summer.
Prior to seeking ordination Erin trained as a sociologist and worked in churches and community and youth development organisations doing outreach and arts-based work. As befits her American origins, she has also been a cook in three different pizza restaurants.
In her spare time Erin enjoys travelling, running, practising weird musical instruments (banjo and ukulele at the moment), smashing the patriarchy, exploring London and learning German with the help of her partner, Max.
Erin also works as a freelance editor and writer. Her poetry and fiction have been published in place including Geez, Pilcrow & Dagger, Mash Stories, and Quail Bell. She can be found on Twitter @e_m_clark and on Instagram @erinovitch.
Judith was licensed to the team at St Matthew's by Pete Broadbent, Acting Bishop of Stepney, on January 23, 2011.
She was ordained in 2002 and has served as a priest to the parishes of St Paul and St Mark, Old Ford, during a time of redevelopment and St Peter's, Bethnal Green where she was Priest in Charge.
Judith has been a member of the Society of St Margaret at St Saviour’s Priory since 1990 working in parishes in various capacities prior to her ordination. She is the leader of her community, and has served as assistant leader and Bursar.
She is also trained in Spiritual Direction and often leads retreats and quiet days. Sr Judith is used by a number of people as a spiritual director.
Before joining community Judith trained in law and worked for many years in Magistrates Courts in Aldershot and Southend.
Judith serves on London Diocesan Synod, Bishop’s Council and is vice-chair of the Diocesan Audit Committee.
For relaxation Judith likes walking and going to the cinema.
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