The Reverend Andrew Down is Rector of the Beacon Parishes: Ipplepen with Torbryan, Denbury, Broadhempston and Woodland in the Diocese of Exeter.
A native of Cornwall and long-time Devonian, Andrew read psychology at Exeter University and before ordination worked professionally in a number of agencies serving people with different forms of disability or addiction, including the L’Arche Community in Edinburgh and the psychology department at Channings Wood Prison. He studied for his Oxford theological degree at Ripon College, Cuddesdon and was ordained in 2014.
Andrew is married to Claire, presently a full-time mum, and they are the parents of Charlotte (age 7) and Joseph (age 5).
Andrew enjoys writing songs and here he is singing his own composition Kyrie Eleison in the beautiful church of Holy Trinity Torbryan
WE WARMLY WELCOME YOU
OF THE CHURCHES OF
ST. ANDREW’S, IPPLEPEN
HOLY TRINITY, TORBRYAN
ST. MARY THE VIRGIN, DENBURY
ST. PETER & ST. PAUL, BROADHEMPSTON
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, WOODLAND
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