Who's who at St Anne's

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Fr christopher woods

Fr Christopher has been the Vicar and Parish Priest of St Anne's Hoxton since 2013. He leads us in sacramental ministry and mission and guides us in our faith. He is also adult education officer and clergy development officer for Stepney Area of the Diocese of London.

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Francesca Vernon

Fran is spending a year at St Anne’s as a lay minister and intern as part of the Stepney Intern Scheme. Fran graduated from the University of Oxford in the summer of 2018. Fran will be exploring her calling to priesthood and whilst at St Anne’s will be involved in worship, pastoral care and ministry.


savannah john-leighton

Savannah is our Youth Leader and works with all our young people. She is a graduate of music technology management and is now studying youth and community work. 



Mthr Melanie assists us in the sacramental and teaching ministry of the parish. Until recently, she was a Vicar in Tufnell Park area of Islington.