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Who's Who?

An introduction to our church leadership team and staff.
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Rev Dan McGowan
  Rev Jake Eggertsen
Dan became vicar of St Paul’s in 2016 and is loving his time here. He is married to Katie and they have three children. Dan enjoys politics, music, history, sport, Italian food, reading the newspaper, and walking the family dog, Lottie.   Having arrived in June 2019, Jake is one of the curates at St Paul's. He's married to Nicola and they have three children. He enjoys reading, painting, playing squash, and drinking coffee.
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Steve Short
  Jeannette Law
(Children & Families Worker)
Steve became one of our curates in July 2020, having been part of the church family since 2013. He’s married to Marigold, has three grown-up children and a growing family of grandchildren. Outside of work, you may find him and Marigold touring the country on their motorbikes, walking the hills, and in the summer playing Aunt Sally with the local pub team.   Jeannette moved to Banbury from Essex in 2003 to become the Children & Families Worker. Jeannette enjoys meeting up with friends, reading in the sunshine, and eating chocolate (especially the purple wrapped variety!).
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Annabelle Coombs
(Pastoral Coordinator & Music Director)
  Sue Johnston
(Licensed Lay Minister)
Annabelle and her family have been at St Paul’s since 2001. Having studied biblical counselling she is currently an intern with BCUK and is our Pastoral Coordinator; she also directs the music at St Paul’s. She has three children plus a dog who enjoys taking her for walks in the beautiful north Oxfordshire countryside.   Sue and her husband moved to Banbury from the Worcestershire countryside in 2012 to be closer to family. Previously, Sue worked in public libraries and loves getting to know people of all ages and backgrounds. As an LLM, Sue occasionally takes funerals. She's also involved in the 'tea and chat' ministry for the bereaved.
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Sue Castle
(Church Administrator)
  Katherine Carlisle
(Operations Manager/PA)
Sue is the Church Administrator. She is married to Roger and has two children. Her interests include reading and gardening.   Katherine is the Operations Manager and Dan's PA. She is married to Tim and has two children. They have been part of the church family since 2009. She loves baking, reading, going to the beach, and singing and dancing at Junior Jivers!
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Mike Moir
(Church Warden)
  Abi Patterson
(Church Warden)
Mike is one of the church wardens. He is married to Tor and has three children – now adults. He is a secondary school Maths teacher and enjoys playing sports.   Abi is married to Jonathan and has two children. 
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Margaret Clark
(Parish Safeguarding Officer)
  Jonathan Patterson
(Assistant Churchwarden)
Margaret has been a member of St Paul’s since 2006. She is married to Mike. She enjoys reading, cooking (especially baking bread), gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.   Jonathan is married to Abi and has two children.

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