Rector: Reverend Mark Griffin
Mark became Rector of St Martin and St Paul in September 2017, having previously served as Vicar of St Luke’s, Sevenoaks in the Diocese of Rochester for ten years.
He was ordained in Canterbury Cathedral in 1996 serving his curacy in Walmer and his first incumbency as Vicar of Wingham, Elmstone, Preston and Stourmouth just a few miles down the road.
His ministry has included work as a Vocation Advisor in both diocese, a role which is very close to his heart and spells as an Honorary Canon of Rochester Cathedral and Rural Dean of Sevenoaks. He is Deputy County Chaplain for St John’s Ambulance and has held a number of other chaplaincy roles over the years.
Mark is a Kentish man by birth and is married to Clare. He has a great love of cricket (which is well catered for in Canterbury), theatre and travelling.