Key People


Andrew Dodd
Rector of Grimsby
Andrew has been the Rector since 2011, having previously served in the Diocese of Southwark. In addition to his parish responsibilities, Andrew is Area Dean of North East Lincolnshire, working with the civic authorities.
Katherine Farrell
Team Vicar
Katherine has been the Team Vicar since July 2015. She studied for ordination at Westcott House, Cambridge, and has served in East London and South London.
Jan Vasey
Associate Deacon
Jan is a long-standing member of our team, having served as a Lay Reader for many years. She was ordained as a distinctive deacon in 2011 and is actively engaged in pastoral ministry.
Mark Hutson
Ordained Pioneer Minister
Mark is a pioneer minister in our team, which means he is involved in developing new expressions of church. He can also be found running his business on Freeman Street Market!
Pat Barlow
Assistant Curate
Pat joined the ministry team in July 2017 as assistant curate. She is a qualified teacher and works part time at Oasis Nunsthorpe Academy.


Michelle Beardsley
Parish Administrator
Jo Middleton
Projects Officer
Christopher Daniel


Steven Maxson
Organist and Director of Music
Steven hails from Lancashire, and has previously worked in Oxford and Cardiff. He is a former Deputy Head Teacher. This is his second period as Director of Music at Grimsby Minster, and he is responsible for the music life of the Minster.
Stefano Golli
Assistant Organist
Stefano has been part of the music department since 2014.

PCC Officers

Chris Daniel
Grimsby Minster Churchwarden
Bob Lockwood
Grimsby Minster Churchwarden
Mike Bull
PCC Treasurer
Julia Foulds
PCC Secretary