Who's Who at St Mary's
Fr Eric J. Lobsinger
Fr Eric became Vicar of St Mary's in 2017. Previously, he served a Curacy in north London. Before undertaking parish ministry in London, he served as Assistant Chaplain at Merton College, Oxford and Junior Dean at St Stephen's House, Oxford. Before moving to the UK, Fr Eric served a parish church in Washington, DC whilst also working as a lawyer. He is married to Alice.
Fr Angus Beattie
Fr Angus joined St Mary's in 2019 after he was ordained to the diaconate. In 2020, he was ordained to the priesthood. Prior to life in holy orders, Fr Angus taught in secondary education for many years, as well as led youth activities. He formerly served in the British Army and is a linguist, with expertise in Russian. He is married to Maxcine.
Fr Derek West
Honorary Assistant Priest
Fr Derek has over forty years of parish ministry experience. As a retired incumbent, he offers his invaluable perspective and wisdom to St Mary's in pastoral and theological as well as practical matters. Fr Derek is married to Eileen.
Commissioned Lay Minister
Sandy is the main point-of-contact of the Pastoral Team for home visits and home Communion. Sandy is a long-standing member of St Mary's and has been involved in various aspects of the life the parish, including hospitality and volunteers. She is married to Terry.
The Parochial Church Council
Fr Eric J. Lobsinger, Chair (Ex Officio)
Eric Lofty, Churchwarden and Acting Treasurer (Ex Officio)
Dee Caldwell, Churchwarden
Fr Angus Beattie (Ex Officio)
Lynne Kauffman, Secretary
Rosie Lofty, Deanery Synod Representative 2020-2023 (Ex Officio)
Rachael Felstead, Electoral Roll Officer