Church Team

Rev’d Chris Hill                                 Rector
020 8841 5691

Fr Chris is our Rector, which is the same as a vicar really!
He joined us in 2015, and lived previously in Northolt between 2007 and 2012 where he worked as a youth and community worker.
Chris is married to Rachel and they have 2 boys, Aidan and Joshua.        .

Vanessa Thornborough           Ordinand

Vanessa joined us in September 2019 as a St Mellitus College Placement Ordinand, she will be with us for 2 years before being ordained. As well as studying, she is in the parish on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and will be getting involved in different aspects of church life, especially ministry at St Mary’s.

Robin Griffiths           Ministry Assistant

Robin is our Ministry Assistant. This means that you will find Robin getting stuck in with all kinds of things across the work of our parish. Robin is especially involved with work restarting St Richard’s. Robin is enrolled on a year’s course at St Mellitus and so spends some of his time in study too.

Linda and Rosemary    Churchwardens                         

Involved in much of what goes on in the parish, Linda and Rosemary are our Churchwardens for 2021-22 and are great people to have around! They are responsible for a lot of the work of the parish, and keep an eye on things like the buildings, services, events and much much more!
If you are new to the church please do introduce yourselves to them.

Emma Emmons           Safeguarding Officer

Emma is our safeguarding officer. Her role is to ensure that any concerns are appropriately reported both to statutory agencies and to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team. She works with the PCC to ensure the proper implementation of the safeguarding policy. Please see our safeguarding page for more details.


As well as the Rector and the Churchwardens, we have a voted church council, who function much like trustees of other charities do. They meet 6 times a year and are involved in the business of the church, and also its mission and spiritual life.
The members of this year’s PCC are: Rosemary, Frances, Stan, Jane, Sylvia, Wendy, Catherine, Matthew, Robin, Linda, and Abi.
Abi serves as our Treasurer and can be contacted at