Staff team


Tim Anderson


Tim is married to Lynn and they’ve been at St. Elizabeth’s since 2001. Although born and bred in North Down, since 1986 Tim has worked in churches in London, Manchester and Wolverhampton. Tim became a Christian in 1976 and since then it’s been his growing conviction that lives and churches are transformed and changed through the ministry of God’s Word in the Bible. Tim sees this as the heart of his ministry at St. Elizabeth’s.


Johnny Beare

Associate minister

Johnny is married to Susanna and has a daughter, called Lois, and a son, called Joel. Johnny started as full-time Youth Leader in St Elizabeth’s in September 2009, after working as a youth worker in Hillsborough, Moira and within Crosslinks Mission Agency. In August 2018 Johnny was appointed as the Associate Minister, in St Elizabeth’s. Johnny became a Christian as a teenager (in 1995), after his youth leaders took the time to explain the Bible to him. Johnny became convinced that the Bible was more than just a book, and was in actual fact the very words of God, calling him to ‘repent and believe the good news of Jesus’.


Tim Naish

youth & Children’s worker

Tim will take up this position on 1 August 2018.


Hannah Dowling

Assistant Children’s & Youth Worker

Hannah is our Assistant Youth and Children’s Worker. She has been on the staff team here for 4 years and before that she studied Theology at Union College, Belfast. She is married to Thomas and spends most of her free time eating pizza with him!

ruth murray

Parish administrator


Church Secretary – vacant




Barry Fairclough

Site Manager

Barry is married to Liz and they have two daughters, Jess and Molly. Barry has been working at St Elizabeth’s since 2009. He supports the ministry and mission of St Elizabeth’s by ensuring the smooth running of all the church buildings. You’ll often see Barry about the grounds so make sure to say hello.