Staff Team

Staff Team


Nate Kurz

Nate Kurz was appointed Vicar in January 2021, having previously been Associate Vicar since July 2018. He is married to Mary and they have four wonderful children. Nate originally comes from Chicago, but met Mary whilst working with YWAM in South Africa, and since 2007 has been settled here. His passion is to see people’s lives transformed by Jesus through local church. He also loves playing and watching baseball.
Operations Manager

Jo Rogers

Whilst living in London and working in HR for a city law firm, Jo attended Holy Trinity Brompton and became a Christian through Alpha. Jo and Simon married in 2003 and moved to Thames Ditton in 2008, with a six month old puppy and baby on the way. Jo and Simon with now two sons, Zack and Seth,  joined the congregation at St Mary’s as part of the Mission Initiative Team from Holy Trinity Claygate in March 2013.  Jo left her job in…

Anya Headon

Originally from South Africa, Anya arrived in London on a working holiday at the beginning of 2001. She met Gareth during her first week, they married three years later. Anya converted her South African law degree into an English one, and qualified as a solicitor at a London law firm in 2007. After her first son Michael was born, Anya left her job to spend more time with her family. Michael was joined by his sister Catherine in 2010 and…
St Mary’s Cafe Manager

Kate Lee

Originally from Devon, Kate moved to London to pursue her dream of working in theatre. After many years of working both front and back of house she achieved her career goal by becoming General Manager of Richmond Theatre and subsequently taking up the position at The Ambassadors in Woking. The offer of voluntary redundancy in 2016 allowed Kate to make further use of her skills by engaging in volunteer roles at Princess Alice Hospice in Esher, and also the opportunity…
Head of Music

Tishy Allen

Tishy is the Head of Music at St Mary’s. Tishy has lived in Molesey for 9 years with her husband Toby and three children. Classically trained as an opera singer at the Royal College of Music, Tishy enjoys leading people in worship in both the classical and contemporary genres. 
Children’s & Youth Worker

Dani Belcredi Cifuentes

Dani was born and lived in Chile, until 2012 when she and her family moved to New Zealand. In 2019, Dani moved to London placing her trust in God’s plan. After a number of chance encounters or perhaps The Holy Spirit, Dani arrived at St Mary’s and was offered the position of children and youth worker. Her passion is in finding ways to bring the younger members of the church closer to God.