At Emmanuel Croydon we long to make disciples, and equip people for life.

We are a thriving Christian community seeking to grow in our relationship with the living God, and serve our local community. There is loads going on for people of all ages. We hope you enjoy finding out more about us, and look forward to meeting you online or at one of our services soon.

Our Staff Members

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Trevor Mapstone

Trevor is the Vicar of Emmanuel Croydon. He is married to Laura, and they have three grown-up children. Trevor loves all things American (including TV boxsets and his wife!), collecting books, and Leeds United.

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Ben Jones

Ben is married to Victoria (Tors) and they have two children, Evie and Caleb. Ben loves all sports, especially football and cricket, and also enjoys books, music and any food with a bit of spice in it.

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Mike Rutt

Mike is a big fan of football and American sports. He longs to see young people come to know Jesus and serves as Assistant Chaplain at Archbishop Tenison’s school, Crystal Palace FC, and is trustee of the Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation. When he’s got something to say he says it From the Youth Minister’s Desk

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Ashley Kerwood

Ashley is passionate about working with young people and helping them explore faith. He is also studying for his youth work practice and theology diploma at Oasis College. In his spare time he likes to relax watching a wide range of films or playing computer games with friends.

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Clare Fillingham

As a teacher Clare likes nothing more than standing up in front of a big group of children, but now she’s telling stories about Jesus! Married to Charles and mum to John and Lizzy, Clare is the go-to person for a good book recommendation and loves TV box sets and films. She likes to laugh a lot!

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Stuart Burke

Stuart is a music nut! A day rarely goes by when he doesn’t sing, play or create music of some kind. He loves to create worship spaces where people can meet with God at a personal, profound level. He is married to Sophie who is also a musician and they...

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Caz Heath

Caz has recently joined the team after working as a university Faculty Manager for almost 20 years. She is married to Tris and mum to George & Lucy – and loves running, cycling (most sports really), books, music, chocolate & sharing a bottle of red wine with friends!

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Lucinda Hasell

Lucinda is married to Ian and mum to Zach. A member of Emmanuel for over 35 years, Lucinda has recently joined the staff team and is looking forward to helping Emmanuel communicate and engage with its ever growing congregations and the local community.