Meet the Team



Father Michael Phillips B.A. (Law) Hons., JP      

Father Michael entered Holy Orders in 1981 and was ordained at Brecon Cathedral having served two curacies in Swansea. His next appointment was in Hong Kong where he served as one of eight priests at St John's Cathedral.     

 He was also Priest in Charge for a daughter church of the Cathedral called St Stephen's Chapel, Stanley and Chaplain to HM Max Security Prison at Stanley for the then Colony. Following this he became Rector of St Alban's Church, Tokyo, the only english-speaking Anglican church in Japan.

 A complete change came with the next appointment when Fr. Michael became Team Rector of the Isles of Scilly. This was followed by a return to his native Wales where he became Team Rector of Cwmbran and subsequently Area Dean of Pontypool.  He and his wife Rae arrived at St Peters in October 2015. Father Michael and his wife Rae have been married since Sept 1981, they have four adult children and three grandchildren.



Verger & Sexton

Oliver Michael

Oliver and his family came to Jersey in 2003 after his wife Sarah was offered employment with H&SS. With their 2 children Amber and Archie, they soon settled into Island life.

Originally from Kent, Oliver worked in the printing and design industry for 20 years, and spent 5 years managing the in-house print plant for the local authority,responsible for the production and procurement of all the authority’s print requirements.

Very shortly after their arrival in Jersey, Oliver was appointed as Verger at The Town Church, he was there for 4 years before taking up the same position here at St Peters. While at St Peters, Oliver has undertaken ‘The Church of England Guild of Vergers Training Course’ and successfully completed the Foundation Unit.


Church Officers

(Click on the Churchwardens' names to email them)

Churchwardens: Christine Coen & Doreen Schofield - Fost

Almoner: Mary Killmister

Treasurer: Howard Buesnel