St Matthew's Church, Wimbledon
Church of England in the Diocese of Southwark


St Matthew's People

The St Matthew's family is led by our Vicar, Mother Helen, and together with occasional support from other members of the Wimbledon Team Ministry, she leads our worship and prayer. We have an active Leadership Team who help look after the finances of the church, our various social activities and groups, the children's worhsip programme and the maintenace of our fine church building and church hall.

The Clergy

The Revd Dr Helen Orchard
Mthr Helen arrived at St Matthew’s in April 2011. She was previously Chaplain-Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford and Curate of St John’s, Merrow. She trained at Westcott House in Cambridge and before ordination worked for the NHS.  

The Leadership Team

The Leadership Team is responsible for leadership within the church. Together we aim to discern the direction in which God wants us to travel and encourage the congregation to follow.

Diana Ovens

Awaiting photo Mark Beanland
Nick Woods
Jonathan Turton
Director of Music
Diocesan and Deanery Synod Rep

Louise Hebborn
Jane Jefford
Deanery Synod Rep
Rosie Cooke
Children’s Worship Co-ordinator
David Lock
Olga Rawlinson Catherine Gilonis
Matt Smith
Clare Boothroyd Brooks
Awaiting photo Lucy Lyle
Awaiting photo Sarah Gates
In addition to the members of the Leadership Team we have a Safeguarding Officer, Helen Campbell.
Helen Campbell
Safeguarding Officer
William Varlow
Head Server