Who’s who

The Parish Clergy

Fr Ben Kerridge, Vicar

fr benEmail: frben.holyinnocents@gmail.com Tel: 020 8340 1300

Fr Ben joins us having served his curacy at Hornsey Parish Church. He trained for ordained ministry at the College of the Resurrection in Mirfield and before that spent time teaching  abroad. Fr Ben is also a member of the Company of Mission Priests (CMP).


Fr Patrick Henderson, Associate Vicar

DCF 1.0Email: info@holytrinitystroudgreen.org.uk Tel: 020 8340 2051

As part of our grouping arrangement with Holy Trinity, Stroud Green, Fr Patrick acts as Associate Vicar at Holy Innocents. Fr Patrick has spent most of his ministry in the areas of Crouch End and Hornsey.  After a brief period working in the City, he trained for ordained ministry at St Stephen’s House, Oxford. He was ordained in 1986 and served his curacy at Hornsey Parish Church. He returned to Hornsey in 2002 being made Curate of Holy Innocents and Chaplain at the Greig City Academy. He was inducted as Vicar at Holy Trinity in 2007.


Pastoral Assistants

IMG_1433[1]Clem is a pastoral assistant at Holy Innocents. Before coming to Holy Innocents she completed a degree in History at Lincoln College, Oxford. She found her vocation through acting as a chapel warden there and was guided a lot by her college chaplain. Clem grew up in Birmingham and has never lived in London before now but is loving the strong community found in Crouch End and especially at Holy Innocents. In her spare time she loves sewing and baking as well as binge watching a show on Netflix

David is a pastoral assistant based at Holy Trinity and occasionally seen at Holy Innocents. Before joining us David worked in London where he also studied at school and attended military college in Croydon. He has worked in the neighbourhood forum in Westminster, and as a volunteer chaplain at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex Hospital. David worshipped at St Augustine’s Kilburn church for 5 years before joining us here for his placement. David enjoys Fitness and eating out.

David’s Pastoral Assistant colleague in the Hornsey scheme is Lucy Emmanuel. Lucy is based at Hornsey Parish Church, working alongside Fr Bruce Batstone.

Lay Reader & Parish Administrator

Brenda photoBrenda Barwick

Email: brenda.barwick01@btinternet.com Tel: 020 8340 5382
Brenda was licensed as a Lay Reader in 2014. As well as acting as Parish Administrator and PCC Secretary, Brenda coordinates our Pastoral Visiting Group. If you would like to receive a visit at home, or know someone else who does, do send Brenda an email or phone her. Brenda also volunteers in the Whittington Hospital Chaplaincy Team.




Vilma Jones


Vilma Jones – Warden


Helen (Tilly) Ormiston


Helen (Tilly) Ormiston – Warden


Director of Music

Gilbert Reines – Director of Music


Children’s Worker

 tillyHelen (Tilly) Ormiston

Email: helenormiston7@gmail.com Tel: 07976 914 630

Tilly is responsible for coordinating all our Children’s and Youth Activities at Holy Innocents, including our main Sunday Youth Group HI Kids. She is a trained Safeguarding and Health & Safety Officer.