Who's who at St Stephen's


Meet some of our team.

Fr Alan Rimmer   Assistant Curate

Fr Alan joined St Stephen's in December 2020. Fr Alan grew up in rural Lancashire and read Classics at Christ Church, Oxford. After a stint in the US, and as a pastoral assistant in Camden Town, he trained for the priesthood at St Stephen’s House, Oxford, and began his curacy in Tottenham. He describes himself […]

Christopher Hamilton   Organ Scholar

Our Assistant Director of Music is Christopher Hamilton

Fr Philip Barnes   Priest in Charge

Fr Philip was ordained in 2000 and served for three years as curate of St Martin’s, Ruislip. In 2003 he moved to become Shrine Priest at the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, a centre of pilgrimage and devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary in Norfolk. He returned to the Diocese of London in 2008 […]

Mark Hodgin   Verger & Parish Administrator

After almost two decades teaching Economics, Mark was appointed the Parish Clerk and Verger at St Giles-in-the Fields, before moving to St Stephen’s as Administrator/Verger in July 2014. Mark is the first point of contact for all bookings of the church and parish hall. Vee is the church welcomer on weekdays.    

Gregory Drott   Director of Music

Gregory Drott is a concert pianist, conductor, organist, composer and academic. He was a prize-winning organ and piano student at both the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. He holds degrees in musicology and performance from the universities of London and Cambridge. Formerly Assisting Organist to the Choir of King’s College […]

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