Who's who

Revd Nicholas PyeVicar: Revd Nicholas Pye

Nicholas is married with two children. After eight years as a teacher, he trained for ordination at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. While studying at Ridley he developed a strong interest in the world church through visits to Africa and an exchange in the USA, where he met his wife. Having previously served in parishes in Epsom and Harrow, Nicholas became our vicar in 2003. He enjoys listening to classical music, supporting Coventry City FC and Essex County Cricket Club, visiting museums and historical buildings, and reading political biographies. He is also an Arrow Graduate (www.cpas.org.uk/arrow/content).

Revd Mavis Crispin

Associate Vicar: The Revd Mavis Crispin

Mavis is a widow with three sons and seven grandchildren with whom she is actively involved. She has been a member of St Paul’s since the early 1980s. After many years in teaching, Mavis studied Theology and Counselling at the London School of Theology from 2000 to 2003. Prior to taking up her present part-time Self-Supporting Minister position in 2006, she served for two years with the South American Mission Society in Peru, where she was ordained a deacon. Following a term’s study at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, Mavis was ordained to the priesthood in January 2009, at a service held at St Paul’s. She also serves for one day a week on the Chaplaincy Team of a London Hospital. She loves mountain walking, wild swimming, entertaining and painting pictures, especially in overseas mission contexts.




Irene Mburu

Centre Manager & Administrator:
Irene Mburu

Irene joined the staff team in September 2008 as our 26 hours a week administrator. She is married with four children and has many years experience in various PA/administrative posts. Her role is to provide high-quality administrative services for the staff team and lay leaders, provide a friendly point of contact with the local community and manage the letting of our facilities. She loves listening to gospel music, entertaining, travelling, is interested in world news and likes visiting historical sites.




Intern: Davi Guimaraes

Davi was born in Brazil, and moved to England at the age of four, in April 2001. His father is a Baptist Pastor, and his mother is a pre-school teacher. In 2012, at the age of 16, he and his family moved back to Brazil and it was in that time, that he discovered his love for Jesus. Following his ‘discovery’ he then spent two years studying theology at Christ for the Nations institute, which is located in Dallas, Texas, from 2015 – 2017. Currently he is doing his Bachelor’s in Theology at St Mellitus College. Davi is a passionate lover of all types of sports, with football being his favourite. He also loves going on walks, playing music, interacting with people, travelling and just generally enjoying life. He has a passionate heart for Christian mission.





Children's & Families' Community Worker: Ruth

Ruth has been a member of St. Paul’s church for over 14 years. She is married with 2 sons and came to faith after the birth of her first son in 2003. As her faith grew Ruth took her first steps into children’s work by volunteering as a helper and then subsequently a leader within the children’s ministry team. She was inspired by many wise women who journeyed with her over many years. Ruth loves Pilates and hot chocolate. 

For further details contact the Church Office on 020 8349 3792 or email office@stpaulsfinchley.org.uk.



The team works with our lay leaders, especially: Maggie Barnes & Karen Fox (Churchwardens).