If you come to visit us, the first person you meet might be from our staff team. Or you may be welcomed by a member of our church family.


Alistair Tresidder


Alistair has been our vicar for 25 years. Prior to St Luke’s, he was a curate at St Anne’s, Limehouse and studied at Cranmer Hall in Durham. He is married to Sheena and they have five children, two dogs and other animals. He is now in his sixth decade.


Josh Kendall

Youth and Families Worker

Josh joined the church in 2019 having previously served as the Youth and Families Worker in a church near Bedford. Before that Josh was a primary school teacher for three years. Outside of ministry life Josh loves exploring National Trust properties and winning at pub quizzes! He serves particularly in the midweek kids groups and coordinating Sunday School.


Sarah Garcia


Sarah comes to London from the United States. She and her family joined the church shortly after their arrival in 2022. Prior to working for St Luke’s, Sarah worked in book publishing. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing the piano, and being outdoors. Sarah is married to Juan, an architect, and she home educates their four children.

Heidi Taylor

Heidi Taylor

women's worker

Heidi joined the church family in 2021, moving from Lowestoft, where she previously worked as a social worker. Heidi serves as the women’s ministry worker as well as helping lead the youth ministry and girls’ Bible study. Outside of ministry Heidi loves watching musicals, walking beside the seaside (with her dogs, Neville and Billy!) and traveling to new places. 

Tim Fairbairn


Tim has been a part of the St Luke’s church family since 2005, and joined the staff team in 2022 after finishing his studies at Oak Hill College. He has a particular responsibility for Growth Groups and training. Tim is married to Claire and they have been blessed with three children. In his spare time, Tim enjoys watching cricket and football, and eating sugary foods.

Arash Taklimi


Arash (or “Ash”) joined the church family in 2022 and has been ministering to Persian speakers and people in Iran online since 2020.  He loves serving, and outside of ministry work he enjoys snowboarding, traveling, and playing football as a goalkeeper for Eagles Land.