Who’s who

THE VICAR
The Revd Dr Anders Bergquist

Anders chasubleFr Anders has been the Vicar of St John’s Wood since 2002. Born of Swedish parents and brought up in various parts of Europe and the Middle East, Fr Anders trained as an archaeologist in Cambridge, where he wrote his PhD on the later prehistory of Transylvania. He then studied theology at Oxford, and was ordained in St Albans diocese in 1986. He returned to Cambridge in 1989 to teach at Westcott House Theological College, and served as President of the Cambridge Theological Federation 1995-7. In the five years before coming to St John’s Wood, he was a Residentiary Canon at St Alban’s Cathedral, and was responsible for the continuing theological education and professional development of clergy and Readers in St Albans diocese.

Outside the parish, Fr Anders is a member of the Church of England’s Liturgical Commission, and is involved at national level in ecumenical work with the Scandinavian and Baltic churches.

If you would like to discuss a wedding, funeral or baptism, or if you would like to talk about any personal or spiritual matter in confidence, please contact Fr Jeremy on 020 7449 9896.

CHURCH STAFF

Director of Music Michael Cayton

Director of Music
Michael Cayton

 
Churchwarden Penny Greenwood-Penny

Churchwarden
Penny Greenwood-Penny (Deanery Synod)

Organist Colin Stuart

Organist
Colin Stuart

 
Churchwarden Stephen Jones

Churchwarden
Stephen Jones

Caretaker Ray Wheeler

Site Manager
Ray Wheeler

 
Tomas Freyman - on_white_bw

Treasurer
Tomas Freyman

If you would like to get in touch with the people on this page, please visit our “Contact” page, where details for most of them can be found.

PCC

  • The Vicar, Assistant Curate, Churchwardens and Treasurer
  • Penny Greenwood-Penny (Deanery Synod)
  • Deborah Stuart (Deanery Synod)
  • Shelley Quaile (Deanery Synod)
  • Patricia Lovelock
  • Ajoke Braithwaite
  • Anthony Jayasekera
  • Ryan Barrows
  • Amanda Hawke
  • Chloe Taysom
What's a PCC?
The Parochial Church Council is responsible for the financial affairs of the church, and the care and maintenance of the church fabric and its contents. They are elected annually from within the church’s congregation.