Meet the Staff

Andrew Gardner

Andrew Gardner

Senior Pastor

Andrew Gardner has overall responsibility for the leadership of the church his duties include regular preaching, teaching and prayer.

Andrew is married to Katharine. They have three married daughters, Susanna, Kirsty-Jane and Charis.

Andrew’s interests include woodwork, wood turning, Sci-fi, films, golf and watching sport.

Listen to Andrew’s talks on the podcasts.

Ian Clarkson

Ian Clarkson

Associate Pastor

Ian is the Associate Pastor. One of Ian’s main responsibilities is for coordinating the Outreach Ministries.

Ian is married to Joanna. They have three children, Sam, Joel and Grace.

Listen to Ian’s talks on the podcasts.

Sue Chastney

Sue Chastney

Lay Pastor

Sue’s primary responsibility is pastoral care but she is involved in many aspects of the church ministry. She has a real love for people.

These responsibilities include leading the popular Lunch-break Wednesday ministry.

Sue Chastney is married to Graham. They have two children, Jonathan and Emily.

Vicky Johns

Vicky Johns


Vicky can be found at the Welcome Desk in the church foyer during the day from Monday to Friday carrying out her administrative and secretarial duties.

If you phone during the week then Vicky is likely to be the person that answers your call.

Vicky is married to Matthew and has two children, Daniel and Elise.

Alice Stopczynski

Alice Stopczynski

Youth and Children’s Worker

Alice is the Youth and Children’s worker. Her main responsibilities include helping to lead the regular midweek children and youth groups, as well as Energize and Ignite on Sundays.

She has a real passion for seeing people grow in their faith in Jesus.

Her interests include snowboarding, hiking and a good book (with a cup of coffee!).

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