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John Findon

Associate Priest

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.


Paddy Watson

Ministry team

I am a retired headmaster, now Head of English and Religious Studies at

Christ Church Cathedral School,  and am studying

for Licensed Lay Ministry

in Sandford.  

My interests include walking, reading, boats and


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Sara Watson

PCC Secretary

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.


Jill Bradley

Deputy Warden

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.


Robert Morgan

Associate priest

Bob became priest-i9n-charge at Sandford in 1987 and will remain an associate priest in the United Benefice in 2022.


Christian Bradley

Church Warden

and Choirmaster

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!


Sue Bradshaw


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.


Teresa Morgan
Associate Priest

Liz Shatford

Ministry team

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.

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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.


Sue Sabini

Church Warden

and Safeguarding Officer

I work 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.

Isobel Wilson


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.

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Anne Pitson


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.


Mick Hills

Deputy Warden


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.

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Alison Nicol

Deputy Warden


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.