Rev Andrew Steer
Andrew is married to Jennifer, a Staff Nurse, they have two adult children – Jessica and Rachel. Andrew was a midwife in Leeds for 25 years, where he held various roles which included lecturing, management and also as a Supervisor of Midwives. Jennifer and Andrew served as Church Warden’s at St. John’s, Yeadon, where their faith was re-ignited and they discerned God’s call afresh. Andrew has a keen interest in the outdoors, particularly mountain and fell walking, where he is able to find a greater sense of God’s presence. He also enjoys cycling, ornithology, real ales and both folk and world music.
Andrew has recently been appointed as Priest-in-Charge of Gargrave with Coniston Cold and Kirkby in Malhamdale in the Ripon Episcopal Area. He will be leaving us at a farewell service at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday 27th October. Andrew's licencing at Gargrave will be on Thursday 14th November, 7 p.m.