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. Since 2013 Charles has been Area Dean for the Vale of White Horse Deanery.
Revd Viv Bridges, Curate
Viv is a long-term member of St Peter’s and has served for a time as Church Warden. She was accepted for training for the Priesthood in 2002 and since her ordination as Deacon in September 2005 and subsequently as Priest has worked as part-time Curate here in St. Peter’s.
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 William Whyte, Associate Priest – from May 2017
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.
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.