Priest-in-Charge – Rev. Stuart Batten

Stuart joined the staff team at Holy Trinity in September 2014.  He was ordained in 1998 at St Paul’s Cathedral and served his curacy at St Joseph the Worker, Northolt.  He then worked for five years as a team vicar in the Hucknall team ministry (Southwell &Nottingham Diocese) with responsibility for St Peter’s and St Paul’s church. From 2006-2014 he was Rector of St Bartholomew’s Wickham Bishops with St Nicholas Little Braxted, and he also served as assistant director of ordinands in the Chelmsford diocese; helping people through the discernment and selection process for ordained ministry in the Church of England.

Stuart is married to Karen they have four children, Megan (13), Elijah (10), Joseph (6) and Austin (1).  When he does get some spare time he enjoys reading, cooking, swimming and writing.