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.

Lawrence Davie

Lawrence Davie

Discipleship Pastor

Lawrence is responsible for the small group network and promoting discipleship across the Church.

His duties include, pastoral work and preaching.

Lawrence swims regularly and enjoys days off with his two grandchildren.

Lawrence is married to Alison and they have two grown up Children

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.

Nicki Thorpe

Nicki Thorpe

Children, Youth and Family Coordinator

Nicki is involved in children’s, youth and family ministry here at Fulwood.  This includes running clubs and events for children and young people, as well as supporting families through courses, groups and pastoral care. 

Nicki is married to Dan, they have two boys, ages 8 and 12. 

Nicki enjoys time with her family, especially walking and kayaking in the Lake District.

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 grown-up children, Jonathan and Emily who are both married.

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.

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