Dr Stephen Edmonds Vicar
The Rev'd Dr Stephen Edmonds was born and raised in South London. He studied in Canterbury and London. Formerly a Methodist, he trained for the priesthood in Cambridge, He was ordained in 2015, and served as Assistant Curate at St Bartholomew, Sydenham. He also serves as a trustee of The Prayer Book Society and The Church of England Record Society. He and his wife moved to Wimbledon in September 2019 when he was appointed as Team Vicar of St John's.
Graham Crofts Warden
Graham works as a patent attorney in a city firm. He is married to Kelly who is renowned for her “Kelly’s kitchen” events, and their daughter Natasha is one of our JJ's.
Jane Long Warden
Jane & her husband Martin are relatively new members of St John’s who popped in one Sunday and found it so friendly they never left. They have 2 children who went to Bishop Gilpin. Jane used to work as a consulting engineer and enjoys cycling, walking and spreadsheets.
Mingay-Smith Director of Music
Robert is Director of Music at St John’s. He began his musical career at the age of 16 as Director of Music at St Peter’s Church in Brandon, Suffolk., before he went on to study at Trinity College of Music, London. Robert is also Director of Music at St Mary-at-Hill Church, London, a post he has held since 2007.
Dobson Music Scholar
Rosalind trained at the Royal College of Music, receiving her MPerf with distinction in 2018. She performs opera and oratorio as well as enjoying singing sacred music with the St John Singers. She is an associate artist of the New Renaissance Collective and studies under Alison Wells.
Lydia Ward Music Scholar
Lydia is a mezzo-soprano singer from Nottinghamshire. She studied as a vocal specialist at Wells Cathedral School before securing a choral scholarship at Royal Holloway, University of London, where she gained a First Class Honours Degree in Music and German. Lydia currently sings as a Scholar and Fellow at St Martin-in-the-Fields, as well as a Scholar with Voces8.
Olivia Page Safeguarding Officer
Olivia is an Associate Headteacher, School Improvement Advisor and Education Consultant. Olivia and her husband are regular members at St John’s along with their children who enjoy going to the crèche.
Rachel Rowell Administrator
Rachel is responsible for the general day to day running of St Johns. She is a member of the local community and is married with three children who went to Bishop Gilpin. Rachel enjoys running in her spare time to keep up with the children!”