STAFF OF ST. ANDREWS
The clergy and lay staff of St. Andrews are always available to assist you in your ministry.
Father Craig Gavin
Father Gavin joined St. Andrew's as Priest-In-Charge in August, 2015, after retiring from full-time ministry. He and his wife, Linda, make their home in Centerton.
Fr. Gavin comes back to the Diocese of Arkansas after having served churches in the Diocese of Nebraska, the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast and the Diocese of Arkansas. A 1994 graduate of The Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas, he was ordained to the priesthood on November 6, 1994, at Christ Episcopal Church in Little Rock. In August 1996, he was called as Rector of St. Theodore’s Episcopal Church in Bella Vista, AR, where he served until August, 2004. Moving to Dothan, AL, he was then Rector of the Church of the Nativity until August 2007. Father Gavin's last position before retiring was as Rector of St. Mathew's Episcopal Church in Lincoln, Nebraska from 2007 - 2015. Prior to ordained ministry, Fr. Gavin was a successful business executive and an active member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Omaha. He and his wife, Linda, were married at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Lincoln, NE on May 22, 1971, and have an adult son, John, who lives in N.W. Arkansas with his wife, Candace, and is a Battalion Chief with the Centerton Fire Department. They have one grandchild, Piper.
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Deacon David lives in Lost Bridge with his wife Susan and their dogs. He is available to assist with spiritual needs especially communion while home bound or in hospital.
Susan Labidee Parish Administrator
Susan comes to St. Andrews from the State of Texas and is available during the week in the church office to assist you.
Alyssa leads our church music program and most recently served a church in Bella Vista.