Who's who


Rev Gary Owen MA

Gary studied Banking and International Finance at City University before a year's voluntary work for a church in Birkenhead led to a change of direction. He trained for ordination at Ridley Hall, Cambridge and has served a curacy in Welshpool and incumbancy in Wrexham. Married to Helen with four children, he enjoys supporting Watford FC, watching Kent play cricket and talking to people about Jesus.

Associate Rector

Rev Dorothy McGarvey

Lay Reader

Safeguarding Officer

Peter Davis

Lay Reader

Jan Thompson

Jan studied at a Church grammar school and sang in her church choir. She read Theology at King's College London, where she met her husband who became ordained.. She did teacher training at Cambridge University and went on to teach Religious Education in four secondary schools. She also began a writing career that lasted 35 years, writing materials on her subject for pupils and teachers. She became an adviser in Bromley Education Authority, during which time she gained a Masters degree. Her final post was working for Church Schools in Rochester Diocese as an Assistant Director of Education. On retirement, she did Reader training and was licensed in 2013. She enjoys teaching and preaching in the Benefice, was instrumental in establishing the Homegroups, and has run the fetes and sales events for St Martin's in recent years. She is also known for organising group trips abroad. She is now single, with a daughter, son-in-law, granddaughter and grandson.    



Peter Sansom


Licensed Lay Minister

Tina Watson