People

Vicar

Canon Simon Butler

Simon has been a priest for over twenty years and came to St Mary’s in 2011. Previously he has been a Vicar in both suburbia and in the inner-city. Prior to ordination he was a Naval Officer. He has been a member of the Church of England’s General Synod since[…]

Associate Vicar

Rev Aaron Kennedy

Associate Vicar/Pioneer for Community Development and Mission Aaron is married to Grace, and before ordination worked in popular music performance as a drummer, as an editor of books, as a coffee shop barista, and as a coordinator of the development of Host Cafe (at St Mary Aldermary in the City),[…]

Director of Music

Katy Silverman

Katy is a professional organist and choral conductor and regularly performs in solo and choral recitals. She also works as a teacher and accompanist in several schools. As an undergraduate, Katy studied Music at Worcester College, Oxford and was the first female organ scholar of the college. She accompanied and[…]

Church Manager

Parish Manager

David Britten David joined St Mary’s team in early 2018 and is responsible for all the administration of the church. He is likely to be the first person you come into contact with if you call the Parish Office.

People's Warden

Chris Moxey

Chris is the People’s Church Warden, elected by the Annual Meeting to this ancient office, which goes back to the Middle Ages. The Church Warden’s job is to work with the Vicar and the Church Council and to be the key senior lay leader of the church. Chris is a[…]

Vicar's Warden

Sheila Boothe

Sheila is the Vicar’s Warden. She has lived in Battersea all her life and has been attending St Mary’s for the last 30 years. Sheila is a Legal Secretary PA, having worked in the City and currently working for a local Law Firm for over 30 years. “I am honoured[…]

PCC Secretary

Adrienne Slaughter

Adrienne (known as ‘Poddie’ to most) has been St Mary’s Church Secretary for two years and is responsible for the administration of the work of the Church Council, which is the Trustee body of St Mary’s. If you want to raise something with the Church formally, you can write to[…]

Tower Captain

Bob Cooles

Bob has been at St Mary’s since he was a boy and has been a life-long bell-ringer. You can find him in the tower every Monday evening and every Sunday morning and he is always keen to encourage new members to come and try out bell ringing. Bob is a[…]