Who's Who

Clergy & Staff

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FR PHILIP KENNEDY

Parish Priest

Born and brought up in Northern Ireland, Fr Philip read Music at Cambridge with a choral scholarship at Gonville and Caius College. He spent a year as a pastoral assistant in North London before training for ordination at St Stephen’s House, Oxford.

Ordained in 2017, Fr Philip has served at St Michael's, Croydon and St Bartholomew's, Brighton before being instituted and inducted at the Ascension in October 2021.

 

He is a keen musician in his spare time and a member of two London chamber choirs.

Tel: 020 7228 5340 |   ascensionsw11@gmail.com

 
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BARBARA MARCHAM

Southwark Pastoral Auxiliary 

Barbara was commissioned as a SPA in 2005 and is a former Lay Chaplain at King’s College Hospital. She formed and runs The Lavender Circle for those with time on their hands as well as the lonely and vulnerable people in the parish.

Tel: 020 8789 2789   |  bmarcham@hotmail.co.uk

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ANN WARWICK

Southwark Pastoral Auxiliary 

Ann was commissioned as a SPA in 2017. She long with Barbara has introduced a Grave Talk initiative. Ann's ministry involves building relationships with new parishioners and supporting those who are grieving.

Tel: 020 7223 2175

Tel: 0783 5323965   |   annwarwick1@aol.com

Churchwardens & Parochial Church Council

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Ann Warwick 
Churchwarden and PCC Treasurer
Tel: 020 7223 2175
Tel: 0783 5323965
annwarwick1@aol.com

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Esther Mercer
Churchwarden
Tel: 020 7738 1916
Tel: 0795 6498326
esthermercer@hotmail.co.uk

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Dean Warwick
PCC Lay Chair, Sacristan, Fire Officer and Website Manager

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Paul Riche
PCC Secretary
paulanthonyriche@gmail.com

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Barbara Marcham 
PCC Electoral Role Officer
Tel: 020 8789 2789
bmarcham@hotmail.co.uk

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Ruth Cansdale
PCC Member, Deanery Synod Rep and Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 0773 7116364
ruthcansdale@hotmail.co.uk

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David Neil-Smith

PCC Member and Deanery Synod Rep

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Gloria Harper

PCC Member and Fire Officer

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Carlene Powell

PCC Member

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Cynthia Buchanan

PCC Member

Non PCC Officers

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Alex Banson
Safeguarding Officer
Tel: 020 7738 1916
alexbanson@aol.com