Andrew is married to Elizabeth and has four children, Luke, Eleanor, Haydn and Jonathan. Originally from Cardiff, Wales, he co-managed a Christian Centre in West Wales in the late 80's and then worked for a Cardiff printing firm for 10 years. Building on many years of experience in Church leadership, Andrew and his family moved to Bridlington in 2000 to work full-time with the Gospel Hall Evangelical Church and then Andrew became Church Community Worker in Bessingby Parish, Bridlington, where he first became aware that God was calling him to the priesthood. After training at St. John's College, Nottingham for two years Andrew joined Bridlington Priory as deacon in July 2011. Andrew enjoys most sports and plays tennis for a local club. As a Welshman, Andrew finds great satisfaction in singing and worshipping with his guitar.
Jeanette has been an active member of the Bridlington Priory Church for the last 34 Years. She has been a Junior Church Leader, a Sides Person, Church Youth Fellowship Association leader working with young people, PCC member, Choir member, and is a trained Reader. Jeanette (Dip. HE. Theol. & Min) was ordained deacon June 2008 after completing three years on the North East Oecumenical Course (NEOC) while working full time in Education. Jeanette is a non stipendiary Minister in Secular Employment and serves the Priory as an Assistant Curate. Her paid employment is as Senior Learning Tutor, Managing a team of Tutors at Headlands School. Jeanette is engaged to Alastair Patterson, and has two grown up children. Her daughter Jayne is married to Dave, and Lindy is Assistant Head Zoo Keeper at Sewerby Park. A recent addition to the family is an adopted retired Greyhound called Merlin.