The Parish Church of St John-at-Hampstead


Jeremy Fletcher The Rev'd Jeremy Fletcher
Jeremy came to Hampstead in March 2017. Ordained in 1988 to a curacy in Hartlepool, Jeremy served in parishes in Nottinghamshire before becoming Chaplain to the Bishop of Southwell. He was Precentor of York from 2002 - 2009, and Vicar of Beverley Minster from 2009 - 2017. A former member of the Liturgical Commission and of the Church Buildings Council, Jeremy is now a member of the Council of the National Society. He is married to Julia, a former solicitor and university administrator, who now works in administration for the Diocese of London. They have two grown up sons, and are enjoying London's rich cultural life, and a challenging garden.

Jan Rushton The Rev'd Jan Rushton:  Associate Priest
Jan has been part of our community since she retired in May 2011 returning to her roots in London. Jan was vicar of St Michael and All Angels in Summertown, Oxford, before which she served in the Parish of Putney at All Saints Church, and was curate at St Mary's, Harrow on the Hill. Prior to training for ordination in Oxford Jan taught History and Humanities in the Upper Schools of the city. Jan has a passion for social justice - and for art!


Handley Stevens Dr Handley Stevens:  Reader
Handley has been a Reader since 1991, coming to Hampstead in 1998. After 30 years in the civil service, Handley has been a Visiting Research Associate at the LSE since 1994. When not writing about transport and European policies, he enjoys singing, opera, walking and gardening.

Andrew Penny Andrew Penny:  Reader
Andrew has been at HPC for nearly 30 years, but was kept young in spirit by long involvement with the older children. He was persuaded to become a reader about 10 years ago and served a total of 6 years as churchwarden and too many on the PCC, He retired as a solicitor a year ago and is kept busy as chair of C4WS (shelters), Caris Camden (after-school clubs) and Churches Together in Hampstead. When not worrying about the next sermon, he dreams of live opera and walking and camping in France.


Jon Siddall Martin Evans

Sheena Ginnings Sheena Ginnings
Sheena has been coming to Hampstead Parish Church for over 30 years. She is a retired solicitor and knowledge manager. She is the Coordinator of the Hampstead Churches Community Sponsorship Group which supports a Syrian refugee family and is a virtual visitor at the Royal Free. She loves gardening and art and buys books at a faster rate that she manages to read them.


Maureen Smith Maureen Smith:   Youth Worker
Maureen lives locally and has worked with the Early Years throughout her career in schools and in Children’s Centres. She has led children’s work and many other areas at St Mary’s and St James’s West Hampstead. In her free time she likes visiting people in her community, walking and going to the gym. Maureen has an adult daughter.

David Moore Aidan Coburn:  Director of the Junior Choir
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