John was a vicar in the Manchester diocese before moving to Littlemore and becoming interim chaplain at Jesus College. He joined the Sandford ministry team in 2021 and will lead it in 2022.
I am a retired headmaster, now Head of English and Religious Studies at
Christ Church Cathedral School, and am studying
for Licensed Lay Ministry
My interests include walking, reading, boats and
Sara started her career in
publishing but on marrying
Paddy in 1989 worked with
him in schools, first as
housemistress and then as
headmaster’s wife. She is
currently working as PA to the
President of Corpus Christ College.
Her interests include reading,
walking, tapestry and bridge.
Bob became priest-in-charge at Sandford in 1987 and will remain an associate priest in the United Benefice in 2022.
A physicist/engineer by profession, I have from a young age been equally absorbed by singing and latterly (nearly two decades) by directing music at St Andrews - with a particular interest in voice production. I am supported by my scientific and musical family both as singers and as audience!
After a spell as Church Warden and on Synod my main responsibilities at St Andrew's are acting as Acting Warden, looking after the churchyard (help always gratefully received!) and ringing the bells.
I’m retired now but loved
working for many years
on the admin of a course
for international students
at Oxford University.
I came to St Andrew’s when
I moved to Sandford in 2000
and have been People’s Warden
and sing in the choir. I do some
volunteering with Asylum Welcome.
A retired Arboricultural officer with Bournemouth BC & living in Poole Dorset, Angela and I moved to Littlemore
to be near our family in 2022. I am interested in environmental matters, volunteering and being involved with local history societies and enjoy being in the congregation of St. Andrew’s.
A career in nursing included managing a care home in Sandford. Retirement allowed me to become Church Warden for a spell and to continue with practical tasks in St Andrew's.
For many years my husband Martin was organist at St Andrew's, and I have been involved with our church in many ways, as Church and Deputy Warden, and with the Flower team and organising the annual Flower Festival. I am very involved with the Talking Shop cafe, and enjoy cooking and craftwork.
Teresa was ordained to be SSM curate of Littlemore in 2002. She joined the Sandford team in addition in 2010 and will remain part time from 2022 while Professor Theology at Yale.
I am retired from many years managing
a catering company, and am involved in
many village activities, including pastoral
work, gardening, catering and as part of
the Fete committee.
and Safeguarding Officer
I worked as a social worker in Oxford and around, and brought up my family in Broadhurst Gardens, where Paul and I and Sian now live. I am also the Parish Clerk of Sandford on Thames.
An architect and urban designer, after retiring from Oxford City Council I retrained as a podiatrist, trained as a Lay Minister, and served as Sandford's parish clerk for twenty years. I have written on Sandford local history and am very concerned about environmental issues.
Having trained and worked as a lawyer I am now employed at Oxfam and enjoy singing in St Andrew's choir as well as managing its finances.
Christian and I started coming to St Andrews back in 1992 when we moved to Sandford. We now live in Kennington but remain linked to Sandford via the church and Vale House where my Mum was a resident, and I am now a Trustee. I work in the NHS as a medical physicist. paragraph.
With Clive, I managed our catering company
until our recent retirement. I enjoy my involvement
with Sandford WI, do pastoral work in the village,
and am part of the Fete committee.
I am now retired, ending my working days in the Housing Dpt. of Bournemouth BC.
Paul & I moved here in 2022 to be near our family who live in Sandford on Thames.
I enjoy being part of the church and village life, both socially and through volunteering in Sandford and Littlemore.