Rev Andrew Dawswell

Although originally from North London, I’ve enjoyed living in North Staffordshire since 1999. After several years as a vicar in the Biddulph area, I moved to the Westlands in 2011 to join St Andrews – along with my wife Kathryn and 3 sons. There’s a verse in the bible in...

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Naomi Savage

After initially working as a primary school teacher, Naomi decided to move into church-based ministry, focussing mainly on work with children and families. After many years leading this ministry in East Cleveland Baptist Church, Naomi has spent the last 3 years working with a group of Church of England congregations...

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Irene Hardacre

I was introduced to the Christian faith early on in my life as a child growing up in Wigan; and godly parents prayed me through my formative years. The Psalmist says: “Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him”. I learnt...

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Jane Machin

Born and bred in Newcastle-under-Lyme, I was Licensed as a Reader in 1994 and came to worship at St Andrews in 2013, where I met up again with some school friends.  Worshipping at a Church outside the local area showed me the importance of being part of the Community with...

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Helen Collins

Helen is one of our two churchwardens, but had previously been involved in a variety of aspects of church life,  including: our sunday club for KS2; our church council; and as part of the committee exploring the possibilites for replacing our church hall. Helen writes… I work in the health...

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Margaret Hollins

I have been PCC Secretary for six years.   This involves taking minutes at the bimonthly meetings, as well as minuting the meetings of the Standing Committee, Business Committee and at present, the Covid Committee.  I also assist with other administrative tasks when needed, and ensure that the Church’s details on...

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Rev John Taylor

Until its closure in early 2021, we were for nearly 50 years part of a formal ecumenical partnership with St Peter’s Methodist church over the road from us. Their minister, John Taylor remains available, and continues to be responsible for St Luke’s, Severn Drive in Clayton just a mile or...

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