Rev'd Canon Dave Wade is Vicar of St. Luke's and Honory Cannon of Chelmsford Cathedral. He loves his job and can think of nowhere he would rather be. Dave is amazed at the changes God has enabled to take place at St. Luke's in recent years and he is certain that St. Luke's is now well placed to serve God and its local community for many years to come. The completion of the new St. Luke's Church Centre and School at Easter 2000 and our continued work in many locations around the parish means St. Luke's Church can now serve and impact its community in ways that has not been possible for many years. Dave was elected to the General Synod of the Church of England in 2000- 2005. He is interested in Urban Theology and the needs of the poor. Dave is married to Nicky who works in a local school. She is also the Director of Music at St. Luke's. Jazmin is their daughter.


Ven Emeka Ejinkonia joined the ministry team at St Luke's as a Curate in 2008. However Emeka and his family have worshiped at St Luke's for many years, and Emeka has been involved actively in worship througout this time. Emeka is a "Self Supporting Minister", who works as a Manager for a London Bus Company. Emeka is married to Liz and they have four children, Joshua, Liz, Sharon and David. Emeka was made an Hon. Archdeacon in Nigeria and will help to support IT links in the clergy.


Rev'd Ifeanyi Chukuka (Ife) and his family joined St Luke's in 2009. Although he was ordained in Nigeria in 2009, he has been supporting the ministry team at St Luke's Canning Town until recently when he was licenced as an Associate Priest in 2015. Ife is a self-supporting minister and works as the Anglican Chaplain at Royal London Hospital and St Bartholomew's Hospital London. Ifeanyi is very keen to continue in his walk with God as a labourer in the vine yard, with the heart to encourage others in the love of Jesus and the assured hope of an eternity with christ. Ifeanyi is married to Ezinne and they have a daughter, Maranatha.


Carole Davison is our Lay Reader, Carole also excercises a wider ministry across the Deanery. Carole works in our local Six Form College and has a passion for working with both children and young people. Carole is married to Peter and they have two sons. Carole leads our Sunday School team and organises Active Church for St. Luke's.


Amy Stott is the youth worker at St Luke's and has been part of the team at St Luke's since September 2011. When not working at St Luke's, Amy works for Newham Youth for Christ and she is passionate about helping young people meet Jesus and grow in their relationship with him. Amy loves sport, spending time with people and she's a keen musician too.