Meet the team

Vicar – Revd Bridget Shepherd

Bridget has been our vicar since December 2014. She’s married to Nick, and they have two teenagers. Bridget’s email address is ‘shoesnbagsaddict’ – which tells you a lot about her interests! She also enjoys gardening, making flowery dresses, open water swimming, and is passionate about seeing the church grow!  020 83182363


Assistant Curate – Revd Chris Henriette

Chris was ordained in June 2023, and is now serving as the Curate at the Good Shepherd and St. Peter. Chris is married to Beth and has three children. Chris has lived his whole life in Lewisham and was a youth worker and early years professional for 20 years before entering training for the priesthood.

Chris enjoys training at a martial arts gym in Catford and loves to draw and paint if he ever gets any spare time.


Churchwarden – Sue Tearle

Sue has been coming to the Good Shepherd for 17 years and has previously  served on the PCC and also as PCC secretary.  Sue is married to Conway.

 After taking early retirement she has started working part time for a local charity – The Estate Charity of William Hatcliffe.  Sue also enjoys visiting family.


Churchwarden – James Murdoch

James and his wife, Cherry, live 350 yards from the Good Shepherd and have five adult children between them.  James has had an international career in Energy Trading and, although living in Lee for more than 27 years, has been a regular worshipper in a number of churches at home and abroad with many different church traditions – can you be a Charismatic Evangelical Protestant Anglo-Catholic with Roman and Orthodox tendencies?  His email is and he is always happy to meet up for a coffee and chat.

Church Administrator – Fiona Morrison

Fiona has lived in the area for over 20 years, with her husband and 2 daughters.  Her parents lived in Lee and she was baptised at St. Peter’s.  Fiona is a volunteer for Cancer Research and in her spare time loves going to the theatre and doing small upholstery projects!  020 8318 5809


Parish Safeguarding Officer – Ann Lorek
Ann is a paediatrician working in SE London.  She has been coming to the Good Shepherd since Autumn 2019 and found it a very special community to get to know during lockdowns.  She enjoys spending time with friends, and playing the violin (and sadly can spend days in a row playing quartets, and drinking tea!!).