The Revd Charles Miller, MA, MDiv, DPhil (Oxon), was appointed Team Rector of Abingdon with pastoral responsibility for St Helen’s Church in 2006. Prior to that Charles had been Rector of the Church of the Transfiguration in Manhattan, USA, and had served in pastoral and theological teaching roles in both the Church of England and the Episcopal Church. A native of the State of Connecticut, Charles is a life-long Anglican. His ministry has been almost evenly divided between Britain and the United States. His interests include Christianity and art, the Orthodox Christian tradition, and the Anglican spiritual tradition. He has published three books, and numerous scholarly and popular articles and essays.

Charles Miller

 

Director of Music - Peter Foster

 

Dr Peter Foster, Director of Music

Peter Foster

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

  • Mrs Jenny Balshaw is the Parish Administrator and the Parish Office is open to the public Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday of each week from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm. The Parish Office can be contacted either by telephone (01235 520144) orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Queries to the clergy and other staff should be directed through the Parish Office which is accessible through the entrance to the Parish Centre off St Helen’s Court, OX14 5BS.
  • Phil Atkinson, the caretaker, oversees the daily maintenance of the church.
  • Anne Smithson, Hon. Archivist, maintains the church’s historic records, and executes all searches of registers. There are fees for all record searches. Please make contact with the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. concerning searches and fees. Correspondence to the Archivist should be addressed to ‘The Archivist’ c/o St Helen's Parish Office, St Helen’s Court, Abingdon OX14 5BS.

WARDENS

  • Linda Hobbs
  • Geoff Meen

PRO-WARDEN

  • Chris Jefferis

TREASURER

  • Susan Read

Communications to the Wardens should be directed through the Parish Office: The Parish Office, St Helen’s Court, Abingdon OX14 5BS or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PHOTO CREDITS

All photographs of Revd Charles Miller: Jill Orpen Portrait Photography, Sudbury-on-Thames
Labyrinth image courtesy Jeff Saward