People

Revd Margaret Cave

TEAM RECTOR

The Revd Margaret Cave is the Team Rector of the Parish of East Greenwich. She is committed to leading and encouraging the East Greenwich team as together we seek to follow God’s call and to love and serve God and neighbour through our ministry and mission.

Janet Clipsham

CHURCHWARDEN

Janet has been attending St George’s for ten years and became church warden in 2016. She is a practice nurse at a GP’s surgery in Dartford. Janet is married to Philip Clipsham, who works at the University of Greenwich, Greenwich Bright and Shrewd. She has two grown children, Joshua and Amy.

Helen Frith

CHURCHWARDEN

Helen has been attending St George’s for the last 5 years and church warden for the last 2.5 years. Prior to that she was a serving elder and church secretary at the local United Reformed Church for over 10 years. She is retired now but previously she initially trained as a state registered nurse and later changed direction and entered into the teaching profession, specialising in helping children with additional needs. Helen ended her career as head of special needs at a local secondary school. She is a widow, having been married to her husband Richard for virtually 39 years, and is mother to Charlotte, Chris and Emily, and grandmother to twins Oliver and Poppy. 

Judith Eastaugh

TREASURER

Judith was a solicitor in a previous existence, working mainly in the engineering industry.  Nowadays her passions are the Parish Schools that now form part of the Federation of St Mary Magdalene and Christ Church where she is co Chair of Governors, St George’s  Church and her family. Originally from Durham, Judith has lived in Westcombe Park for  27 years.  She lives with her husband Colin, her daughters Alex and Beth, and her dog Daisy.

Jo Lewins

SAFEGUARDING OFFICER

Jo Lewins and has lived in the Westcombe Park area for many years, and raised her four children here.  She has recently retired from the NHS, where she worked for most of her career as a speech and language therapist, engaging with children and vulnerable adults in schools/clinics/at people’s homes. She is looking forward to the role of safeguarding officer in the parish.

Joel Thomas

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC

Joel is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music who has many years’ experience as a professional conductor and has worked with choirs and vocal ensembles across the UK and abroad.  He is the Director of the Blackheath Centre for Singing, where he trains and conducts three choirs.  Joel conducts the adult choir at St George’s, and is creating a youth choir which will be open to all young people in the Westcombe Park neighbourhood. Contact Joel by email.