Our Church Leaders

Jo's PictureRev Jo McKee (Vicar)

Jo is the senior leader at St Andrew's and has been with us since the end of July 2016. She delights in the amazing team (as listed below) and church family around her. She longs for everyone to be empowered to minister in the ways that God has set before them, so that the local church can thrive. Jo is married to Nick and they have a young family. Jo is also known for her love of 'cake'!‚Äč 



Layfetta Masih (Trainee Vicar/Ordinand)

Layfetta is a trainee vicar studying at St Mellitus and on placement at St Andrew's for the duration of her training. Layfetta, her husband Nabeel and their four children joined the St Andrew's church family in September 2018 and will be with us until May 2020. Layfetta works in parish on Tuesday and Wednesday and is committed to the mid-week See & Know which takes place on Tuesday, 9.15-11.15am. As an aside she loves cooking and offering hospitality through food!


Abby Latham-Holt (NW Intern)

Abby is with us for the 2018-2019 academic year. She is helping to lead the New Wine Discipleship Year and is on placement with us while she helps support this scheme. Abby is in parish on Monday, Wednesday and leads our young people's group (Searchers) on Sunday mornings. It's been great to welcome Abby, Brad and their three children for this year.

Picture of  Joyce Herdson




Joyce Herdson

As well as working with our younger children and their families Joyce has a much wider role in sharing See and Know with the wider church and at New Wine. She is also an Authorised Lay Minister (ALM). Joyce is married to Colin and their home is ruled by two teenage sons and mad dog. Joyce has a strong liking for walking, reading, autumn, costal views, Morcambe and Wise, Dr Who, Norman Wisdom and all things Spongebob. She has an equally strong dislike of shopping, butter beans and Jimmy Tarbuck.

Photo of Mike and Deb VineMike and Deborah Vine

Mike is a Licensed Reader and shares in the leading of services and preaching. He has been married to Deb since 1982 and has two children.  He enjoys cooking, eating, drinking wine, beer and tea (even coffee occasionally), camping, gardening (some of the time), wargaming (including making the models for this) and reading his Bible!

Deb organises S.A.L.T. (St Andrew's Ladies Together). Every 3rd Monday they meet and have fun being together! 
Photo of Bob May

Bob May

Bob is also one of our Licensed Readers and shares the leading of services, preaching and developing Men’s ministry at St Andrew’s.  Bob has been married to Primary School teacher Helen since 1987 and they have two daughters. Bob, when he's not working likes to watch stand-up comedy and play his trumpet with Didsbury based Big Band Swingin’ Affair.


Dave Roberts

Dave is our most recent Licensed Reader and he has served in this ministry for the past two years. He and his wife Shelia have been part of the church family for many years and together they host and run one of the church family's Homegroups. Dave loves music and riding his motorbike! 





Julie Macauley

Julie is our Authorised Lay Minister (ALM) with a responsbility for worship. Julie works for CAP (Christians Against Poverty) and she provides our church family with a fabulous link to our community. Julie organises occassional services in the ROC centre on the Coronation Estate as a way of us taking the Good News of Jesus to the people rather than us expecting them to come to us.


George & Sandra Smith

Photo of George Smith

George has been our Treasurer since 2011 and will answer any questions you may have on Church finances and opportunities for giving. He is married to Sandra and between them they have 7 children and 10 grand-children.  

If you would like to contact George about giving to St Andrew's or any other issues relating to church finance please use this form . 

Sandra is the homegroup co-ordinator and delights in enabling people to form new groups and seeing them grow. 



St Andrew's PCC (Parohical Church Council): Elected March 2019





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