Who's Who

James   Jonny

James Nash    Contact James


Jonny Lee    Contact Jonny

James and Becca love living in Ashton, which after 11 years is definitely feeling like home and now all 3 children are developing decidedly northern accents! They’ve been at St. Andrew’s since 2011 and are so excited by all that God is doing to grow the church family. James loves all sports, playing or watching, although these days it’s most often watching the children.   Jonny is a true northerner though born and bred on the other side of the Pennines in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Jesus broke into his life when he was 18 in his first year of studying Physics at university. More recently he spent 4 years training for Church of England ministry at Oak Hill College London. He enjoys a good brew, rock climbing, and exotic board games. After 13 years exile in the South he's delighted to live in Preston with friendly people and proper sounding vowels. He's married to Katrina and they have their hands full with Joshua, George, and Abigail.
Katy   Shell

Katy Johnson    Contact Katy

Children's Worker

Michelle Bateman  Contact Michelle

Originally from Bristol, Katy studied Geography at Aberystwyth University. She moved to Preston in August 2016 after working as the Youth Minister's Assistant at St Johns Church in Knutsford for two years.  Katy grew up in a Christian home but it was as a teenager she realised that it was only through Jesus that she could call God her Father and belong to God's family. Katy enjoys watching and playing netball, playing board games as well as baking, reading and being out enjoying God's creation!   Michelle is a proud Prestonian and has been at St. Andrew's since 2014. She worked as a maths teacher at a school in Lancaster before joining the staff team as our administrator. Michelle is married to Dan and enjoys cooking, baking and playing sport. 

Dave Underhill



Dave is married to Jess and has two children, Pippa and Toby. Originally from a small village in the Brecon Beacons, he moved to Preston in 2010 and works locally as an engineer. Although he grew up in a Christian home, it wasn't until he was 18 that he realised he needed Jesus as his saviour and was baptised in a freezing Welsh river! He loves being part of the St Andrew's church family, and seeing people grow in their love of Jesus. Outside of church, Dave enjoys walking and climbing, good food, fine ales and (like every good Welshman) he lives and dies with the Welsh rugby team!    
Dan   Claire

Dan Bateman

PCC Member

Claire Beranek

PCC Member
Linda   Charlotte

Linda Biscomb

PCC Member

Charlotte Campbell

PCC Member
Franco   Joe

Franco Ewbank

PCC Member

Joe Houghton

PCC Member
No Photo icon   Lin

Denis Morgans

PCC Member

Lin Read

PCC Member
Nick   Christine

Nick Sams

PCC Member


Christine Tognarelli

PCC Member

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