Staff Team

Staff Team

Vicar

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.
Administrator

Anya Headon

Originally from South Africa, Anya arrived in London in 2001, met Gareth a week later and has been in the UK ever since. She’s a mum of three and has lived in Molesey for over a decade. She is passionate about building community and enjoys organising events such as St Mary’s Eco Fair, the #LoveMolesey Jumble Trail and #LoveMolesey Spring Fair. A qualified solicitor, Anya took a career break after becoming a mum and joined St Mary’s in 2017. She…
Administrator & Finance Assistant

Diane Simms

Di has lived in Molesey all her life and was married to David at St Mary’s in 1987. They have 3 grown up children. Di joined the staff team as admin/finance assistant in June 2021 after taking redundancy from NatWest Bank, where she had worked since leaving school. Di is also a member of the PCC and trained to be a Pastoral Assistant in 2007. Although Di has had a lifetime association with St Mary’s it was really only after…
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.