Meet the Team

Rev Dr Steve Griffiths

Steve came into post in June 2014. He was ordained in 1993. Before moving to Enfield, Steve served parishes in Staffordshire, the East End of London, North Essex, and Cambridgeshire. He was also on Faculty at Ridley Hall Theological College as Director of Centre for Youth Ministry, Cambridge.

Steve has a passion for children’s and youth ministry. He has been involved in training youth workers across the world since 1999, most extensively in the UK, Scandinavia, India, South Africa, the US, Central Europe and mainland Europe. As well as authoring many popular and academic articles on youth ministry, historical theology, and pastoral theology, Steve is the author of a number of books including: Discipling Generation Y: Themes from the Book of Revelation, Models for Youth Ministry, God of the Valley, Redeem the Time: Sin in the Writings of John Owen, and East End Youth Ministry 1880-1957.

Rev Dr Steve is also a Prog Rock musician (under the name Renegade Priest) and his latest album, ‘Faces for the Troubadour’ is available on Apple Music, Spotify and other digital media, alongside previous albums and singles. He also writes and records with his wife, Jo. You can find their material on digital platforms under their duo-name ‘After the Event’ and Jo’s solo name ‘Jo Griffiths’.

Dr Jo Griffiths

Jo is part-time in post at St. Andrew’s as our Director of Children, Youth & Families Ministry.. She is also on Faculty at Ridley Hall Theological College, Cambridge, where she trains Lay Ministers.

Her expertise in youth ministry goes back many years, to the late 1990s. She was a youth work in a Baptist church, then a Locality Director of Youth Work for Essex Council. After that, Jo went on faculty at Ridley Hall Theological College, Cambridge.

Jo has a BA (Hons), and MA and a PhD in youth work. She also has a JNC Level 2.

Her passion is for Jo gardening, going to the gym and holidays. She is a singer and some of her music is available on streaming platforms. Jo is also a fan of Gin & Tonic!