Fr. Martin Howse SSC has been the Vicar of St. Augustine’s since late February 2003. He was trained at St. Stephen’s House, Oxford and served his curacy at St. James and St. Paul, Colchester under Fr. Peter Walker SSC.
In addition to his parish duties he is also –
The Bishop of Richborough’s Representative in the Diocese of Chelmsford.
Chaplain to the Ilford Hospital Chapel.
Honorary Chaplain to the Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust.
He was the former Senior Chaplain to the London Wing of the Air Training Corp.
He is currently the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Thames Gateway YMCA (formerly Romford YMCA before its merger).
A former Chair of the Board of Governors of Rush Green Primary School, having held that office for several years
The former Vice Chair of the Rush Green Regeneration Group.