Staff

Revd C Angus MacLeod MA BD

Revd Angus MacLeod

Revd Angus MacLeod

The Reverend Angus MacLeod was inducted as Minister of St Columba’s, Pont Street and St Andrew’s, Newcastle in June 2012, following sixteen years of service as a chaplain in the British Army. His family roots are on the Isle of Skye and Durham, in the North East of England. He studied at the University of St Andrews before travelling and working in America, London, Milan and Romania. Prior to ministry he worked in advertising and teaching. He returned to St Andrews to study Divinity before completing his training with churches in North Carolina and Glasgow.

He is married to Dr Liz Brutus. Their daughter Olivia was born in 2011. He is a sports enthusiast and lover of the sea and the hills. His great grandfather was the first minister of St Columba’s.


Associate Minister – Revd Andrea Price
The Reverend Andrea Price is the Associate Minister of St Columba’s and joined us in November 2013

Rev Andrea Price

Rev Andrea Price

Andrea is a native of Germany where she went to school. Andrea studied Protestant Theology in Germany (at Bonn, Tübingen and Wuppertal) and studied Systematic Theology, New Testament and Arabic Culture at St Andrews University.
Andrea was ordained in the Church of Scotland in 1997 and was Minister of Birsay, Harray and Sandwick in Orkney from 2001 to 2013.
Andrea is married to Neil, a Chartered Accountant with his own firm in Orkney. Neil plans to retire this year and move down to London. Andrea and Neil have three adult children. Andrea and Neil share a great love of music.


David Terry

David Terry MA ARCO ARCM

David Terry was appointed St. Columba’s Organist and Director of Music in 2005. David was educated at the Tiffin School, Kingston-upon-Thames. 1993 saw his appointment to the organ scholarship at St Bride’s, Fleet Street and in 1994 he became organ scholar at Lincoln College, Oxford. During his time at Oxford, he ran the Chapel Choir. His work as a director was produced on a CD, the development of the Magnificat in church music. In September 1997 he moved as organ scholar to Wells Cathedral, while teaching at Downside School.

David came to London to take up his present post as Head of Junior House Music and School Organist at the London Oratory School. As of September 2007 David and Clare Dawson (a regular singer in St. Columba’s Professional choir) took charge of the Chamber and School Choir. He regularly tours abroad with the school choir and has undertaken recent trips to United States, Czech Republic, and Italy.

David directs our professional and congregational choirs and arranges special music programs throughout the year. As a result of David’s talent and leadership, St. Columba’s ministry of music has become an integral part of our outreach. He is committed to establish St. Columba’s as a venue for the performance of music both sacred and secular.

You may contact David at dterry@los.ac

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Will Mason

Will Mason 

William Mason was born in Cheltenham in July 1991 and was Head Chorister at Gloucester Cathedral under the direction of Andrew Nethsingha.  He was later awarded a Sixth Form Organ Scholarship at Cheltenham College and spent his gap year as Organ Scholar at Sherborne School and Abbey. William studied music at Royal Holloway, University of London whilst also holding the post of Organ Scholar.  As an undergraduate, William played the organ live on BBC Radio 3, recorded for Hyperion Records and toured the USA, France and the Baltic States with the Choir of Royal Holloway.  In 2015 William undertook postgraduate study in Choral Conducting at Cambridge University.  During his time in Cambridge he held the position of Organist for the St John’s Voices, including accompanying the choir on their tour of Vienna in December 2015. William received guidance in conducting from Christopher Robinson CVO CBE and regularly directed the Choir of Downing College, Cambridge including a tour of Toronto in the Summer of 2016. William has studied the organ with Thomas Trotter, Alexander Ffinch, Rupert Gough and Stephen Farr and improvisation with David Briggs and Martin Baker.  Recent recital engagements have included St Bride’s Fleet Street, Westminster Cathedral and St John’s College, Cambridge.  William has worked on the Eton Choral Courses as an accompanist and at Repton School as Organist and Teacher of Music.  He is currently Organist at Bradfield College and Assistant Organist at St Columba’s, Pont Street, London.   In April, William will work as the accompanist for the National Youth Training Choir of Wales.

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Lucy Llewellyn – Church Office Administrator

Lucy Llewellyn

Lucy Llewellyn

Lucy has been with St Columba’s Church as Office Administrator since 2014.  Lucy has had a varied career working in sport, pharmaceuticals, finance and now the church.

Lucy has a daughter called Betsy who takes up most of her free time. Her husband is currently serving in the Royal Air Force.

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Michael Dempsey – Caretaker

Michael Dempsey

Michael Dempsey

 

Paul Dempsey and Bernadette McAllistair-Szober – Relief Caretakers