Reverend Paul Walker, Vicar of Drighlington and Gildersome

Paul has had a varied ministry of more than 30 years, mostly in his native Bradford. He has ministered in West Bowling, Tong and Holmewood, Oakenshaw, Wrose, Bolton and, most recently, in Wortley and Farnley. He has also been a Diocesan Youth Adviser and worked with the Diocesan Adviser in Church Growth.

His main interests are in church growth, liturgy, worship and mission. He has an MA in Mission and Emerging Church, with a dissertation in the role of social media and emerging technology in mission.

Outside the church, Paul is a lifelong supporter of the Bradford Bulls, enjoys looking at art, playing role playing games, reading books and drinking coffee.

Paul is married to Sandy, who has been a Reader in the Church of England for more than 17 years. Between them they have seven children.

(Tel: 0113 2533339)

Brian Duxbury (Non-Stipendiary Minister)

Brian had been a member of St Peter’s for over 20 years before he felt God’s calling to become an ordained minister. Following 3 years of training on the Yorkshire Ministry Course Brian was ordained in June 2013 and became a non stipendiary minister serving at St Peter’s and St Paul’s Drighlington.

(Tel: 07745 061311)