Monday 24th February
Fr Alan is our Assistant Priest, who works full-time at Church House, where he works as a Statistical Researcher. After a career in the Civil Service, Fr Alan undertook research for a DPhil at Oxford University under the supervision of the late Dr Geoffrey Rowell (bishop).
He was trained for the priesthood at Westcott House, Cambridge, and served his curacy at Stoke Newington. Staying within the Stepney Area of the Diocese of London, he became the Incumbent of St Mary's of Eton, Hackney Wick.
He was adviser to the Bishop of Stepney on social and demographic change in inner East London and co-author with Bob Jackson of "Another Capital Idea: Church Growth" in the Diocese of London 2003 – 2010.
Fr Alan has two children and continues his research into Church History, currently writing on the religious causes of the Crimean War.