Vicar: The Reverend Paul Walker

The Vicar of Drighlington and Gildersome is Paul Walker. He has been here in the parish since July 2018, and is the first vicar of the newly formed benefice.

Paul has had a long and varied career in ministry, largely in Bradford (his home town), but most recently just down the road in Wortley and Farnley

He is a keen supporter of the Bradford Bulls, listens to prog rock music, reads avidly and enjoys solo boardgames.

Paul is married to Sandy (pictured) who is a licensed Church of England Reader and helps with preaching and leading worship

Associate Priest: The Reverend Brian Duxbury

Brian was ordained in 2013, and is a 'homegrown' priest who has come to faith and come into leadership at St Peters.

He is married to Sally, with twin girls, Rebecca and Katie.

Brian, who recently took early retirement from his job at St Georges Leeds, assists with a range of leadership, preaching and pastoral roles in the two churches.


Susan Mann

St Pauls

Sue Shaw

St Pauls

Maggie Smith

St Peters

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St Peters

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