St Andrews Church

St Andrews and St Albans churches-Parish of Mottingham Staff

Here are the key people at St Andrew's and St Alban's. For information on the Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO), Webmaster and other key roles contact the Rector.

The Ministry and Team

Revd Ian M Welch MA
Rector, Parish of St Andrew with St Alban, Mottingham

Ian has been the incumbent at St Andrew's and St Alban's since September 2005. Prior to then he served as Curate at St Augustine's, Lee, having trained at Ripon College Cuddesdon where he studied for a Bachelor of Theology at Oxford University. Before Ordination Ian taught English Literature at the University of Connecticut and English Language in Singapore and London. He studied acting and speech formation with Peter and Barbara Bridgmont at the Chrysalis Theatre School, Balham. He has been married to Sarah for 30 years and has two daughters, Ellen (28) and Lara (25) and a grandson, Elijah, born in 2016.

Ian can be contacted at

Olu Eyinla
Churchwarden, St Andrew's

M: 07985 656264

Roz Ware
Churchwarden, St Andrew's

M: 07534 694189

Diane Hudson
Christian Aid

T: 020 8857 0953

Paula Keats

T: 020 8857 8349

Dawn Watts
Safeguarding Officer

In the first instance, contact Dawn if you have any Safeguarding concerns.


T:  07305 865567

The PCC Team

Kay Ash (St Alban's Treasurer), Siri Bogodage, Anne Clements, Shawmine Donaldson, Glenda Duque (St Andrew's Treasurer), Michael Duque (Secretary), Olu Eyinla (Churchwarden), Anne-Marie Mansary, Iris Miller, George Oderokwo, Sabrina Olubodun (District Churchwarden), Anna Pearce, Michelle Walsh, Roz Ware (Churchwarden), Dawn Watts, Benson Wilhelm,