Who serves you

Please find below a little bit of information about the Elders, Pastors and Officers here at Stanmore Chapel.

Chris Tapp   IMG-20170813-WA0005
Chris Tapp (Pastor)   Ian & Joan Corby

Chris has been the Pastor at Stanmore Chapel since September 2018. Before coming to the Chapel he was the Assistant Pastor at Spicer Street Church in St Albans. Prior to that he was Director of a national debt charity before being trained for ministry at St Helen's Bishopsgate.  He is married to Erica and they have three young children. He's also a Stockport County fan, which isn't something you find much in these parts!


Ian (elder) is married to Joan and has two grown up daughters. He has been attending Stanmore Chapel since his teens, which is more years ago than he cares to remember! Ian and Joan have long supported and been involved in missionary and evangelistic work including with The Gideons and The Society For Distribution of Hebrew Scriptures.

IMG-20170813-WA0003   Aaron & Karen Ng
Sheila Jarvis   Aaron & Karen Ng

Sheila (treasurer) is a long time Stanmore resident and servant of the Chapel. We wouldn't know what to do without her!


Aaron (elder) is married to Karen and they have two teenage children. The family are originally from Hong Kong, arrived in Stanmore in 2010 and joined the Chapel in 2017. Aaron works at a gambling rehabilitation centre, helping people to rebuild their lives and relationships by the power of the gospel. He preaches regularly in Chinese churches in Cantonese as a guest speaker. He enjoys DIY and walking (with Jesus) in the woods.

James Sant   Afia
James Sant (Minister in training)   Afia Kwateng

James has been at Stanmore Chapel since September 2018, joining the church his mother grew up in and his Grandparents served in for many years. He used to work in the City before being encouraged to explore ministry. James is married to Fran and they have two young kids. James has been studying at Cornhill, the Proclamation Trust's ministry training course, since 2018. He is also one of the elders at the Chapel.


Afia is one of our church officers. She has lived in Stanmore since she was a toddler and has been at the Chapel since 2010. She is involved in leading Sunday School and at Youth Club at the church and in her spare time enjoys good food and good chat!



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