Rev'd Charles Draper

Revd Charles Draper

Revd Charles Draper
Charles became Vicar of Wolvercote and Wytham in November 2015. For the last 13 years he has been Vicar of Faringdon with Little Coxwell, in the Oxford Diocese. He was ordained in Salisbury in 1988. Charles was Area Dean for the Vale of White Horse Deanery from 2013 to 2015.

Charles is currently on annual leave and will respond to emails or voice mails after he returns on Monday 21st August. If your enquiry concerns a funeral or other pastoral concern, please phone Revd William Whyte on 01865 277338 or Revd Viv Bridges on 01865 558705.

The Rev'd Viv Bridges

Revd Viv Bridges

Revd Viv Bridges, Associate Priest – retired
Viv is a long-term member of St Peter’s and served for a time as Church Warden. She was accepted for training for the Priesthood in 2002. Since her ordination as Deacon in September 2005 and subsequently as Priest, she has worked as part-time curate. Although technically retired, Viv continues to be an active member of the Ministry team.

The Rev'd Joanna Coney

Revd Joanna Coney

Revd Joanna Coney, Associate Priest
After completing her Curacy at St Peter’s in 1997, Jo became a member of the Oxford Diocesan Training Team. In 2004 Jo officially “retired” – and then became Diocesan LLM Adviser (Warden of Readers). In 2008 she “retired” again. She has since been elected as the Minister Provincial for the European Province of the Third Order of the Society of St Francis. She lives in Lower Wolvercote and so has returned to St Peter’s as her Parish base.

Revd Dr William Whyte


Revd Dr William Whyte, Associate Minister
A Suffolkman, William came to Oxford as a student and never left. He’s now a fellow of St John’s and full-time professor of social and architectural history. From his ordination in 2006, William combined a full time day job with work as a priest in Kidlington. He has two sons, Nahum and Jacob, with wife and historian Zoe Waxman. William joined the St Peter’s team in May 2017.


Tony Lemon

Tony Lemon

Dr Tony Lemon is a Licensed Lay Minister at St Peter’s where he has worshiped since 1979. As a Licensed Lay Minister, Tony is authorised to preach, lead certain services and share in the pastoral care of the congregation at St Peter’s. Previously he spent ten years as a Methodist Local Preacher. Tony is an Emeritus Research Fellow in the Oxford University School of Geography and Environment and an Emeritus Fellow of Mansfield College. He specialises in the social and political geography of South and southern Africa.

Other clergy who assist at St Peter’s include Revd Tim Bravington, formerly priest in South Africa, now retired and living in North Oxford.