~ growing mission-minded disciples who live for Jesus wherever they are ~

Our Team:

- Navigating our way into new patterns of living and working together as we wrestle to discern the activity of God in these challenging times.

Senior Leadership Team:

Tim Stilwell

Tim's our vicar. He's married to Jo and they have three children. Jo works for a local charity, Kids Matter and is our Community Link. Tim supports Fulham FC, so he needs your prayers!
You can reach him at:


Tim's skill that he would love to share is:

Being an Outdoor Adventure Guide - from moorland to mountains! Ramble, hike, scramble or climb. He would happily advise on kit requirement and places to go relative to fitness & experience. (He would also happily be a 'guide' on the trip!!)

Will Van Der Hart

Will is our Associate Vicar, who has a heart to see everyone flourish; spiritually, physically and emotionally.

You can reach him at: 


Laura Brimacombe

Laura is our Director of Operations at St Dionis. She has a heart to serve the church and local community. She also loves running along the river in Putney. She can be reached on:


Laura's skill that she would love to share is:

Serving others, whether that be waiting tables or working a bar!

Clergy in training:

Cara Gibbs

Cara is our part-time curate (SSM). She is married to Marcus who leads a church in Balham, and has a son called Caspian.

She can be reached on cara@stdionis.org.uk

Cara's skills that she would love to share are:

Making bunting & juggling
(but not at the same time!)

Lucinda Van Der Hart

Lucinda is our Ordinand, currently training at St Mellitus college. Louie is married to Will, and they have three children. She leads our Women's ministry here at St Dionis, alongside Cara and Janine. She’s a Pilates and Barre workout devotee with a penchant for embroidery, knitting and non-wild swimming.

She can be reached at:


Louie's skills that she would like to share are:

Baking courgette & lemon cake - and mending holes in Dinosaur suits!

Staff Team:

Hannah Dunlop

Hannah is our Children's and Families Pastor. She has been working with children and families at Westminster Abbey since 2014. Hannah loves knitting, art, cheese and her dog Holly. She can be reached on:


Hannah's skill that she would love to share is:

Knitting & crocheting - scarves, blankets, beanies...you name it!

Connor Patterson

Connor is Worship Pastor here at St Dionis. He enjoys funk music and running. Connor was raised in Richmond and studied Music in Brighton, and loves worshipping Jesus and sharing him with others. If you see him around he’d love to meet you! He can be reached on:


Connor's skill that he would love to share is:

Finding stunning new walks in places of natural beauty!

Patrick Gillespie

Patrick is our Front of House Manager; he is the welcoming smile you will see when you set foot into our church. He previously worked in luxury hotels here in London and abroad.  He's a keen cyclist and volunteers with the elderly in Fulham and Parsons Green. 

Patrick organises our church bookings, so if you are looking to hire the church building, do contact him on Patrick@stdionis.org.uk or 020 7731 1900.

Patrick's skill that he would love to share is:

Making a mean roast! 

Opportunity - Verger/Facilities Manager:

Fancy helping out at church setting up chairs and tables for services and events? Please do get in contact: laura@stdionis.org.uk 

PCC Members

Laura Brimacombe

PCC Secretary in Attendance

Amy Franco

PCC Member

Su Gahan

Deanery Synod Rep and Children & Youth Safeguarding Advisor

Contact Su

Laura Hicks

PCC Member

Mark Jarvis

Deanery Synod Rep & Chair of the Finance Committee

Contact Mark

Charles Lunnon

PCC Member

Geoff Searle

PCC Member

Andrew Slazenger

Deanery Synod Rep

Emily Marten

PCC Member

Jen Symes

PCC Member

Jo Colman

Churchwarden & Chair of the HR Committee

Registered Charity Number: 1132734


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