Phil trained for ministry at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford and has previously ministered in parishes in Lancashire and Essex. As well as being part-time Vicar of St John’s he also teaches theology at St.Mellitus College in Liverpool on three days each week. Before ordination Phil worked as an economic adviser at Her Majesty’s Treasury. He is married to Helen and they have three children. In his spare time Phil enjoys swimming, golf and supporting Crystal Palace FC. Phil normally works at St John’s on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and can be contacted at the Vicarage on 01829 752272.