Duncan Clarke
Duncan is the Vicar of St Ambrose, Leyland. Married to Joanna; ordained over 40 years ago in The Church in Wales; USPG missionary in Trinidad and Tobago. Former Prison Chaplain HM Prisons. Jo and Duncan live in the Vicarage; 85 Moss Lane and their telephone number is 01772 623426 there is an email link for him on the websites home page.
Father Graham Ashworth
Father Graham is our Associate Priest. He was our Licensed Reader, he is now in Self Supported Ministry. Recently he retired from his work in Chorley hospital. Father Graham is the Spiritual Director to the Blackburn Diocese Cursillo group.
Reverend Pat Belshaw
Pat is our Honorary Priest - retired from her former ministry duties in other parishes and helping us out in so many ways!
Susan Moon
Susan is our Deputy Churchwarden and one of the booking team for Hall for All.
Janet Singleton
Janet is is one of our church wardens - these are lay officials, appointed by the bishop and are, in co-operation with the Vicar, responsible for the day to day running of the parish. Janet is also the Halls for All Booking Secretary.
Louisa McFarlane
Church Warden, Deanery Synod Representative, Social Committee Member, Cursillo Member.
Louisa is a Pastoral Assistant, part of the team that visits the housebound, often taking Communion to them.
Richard Belshaw
Richard is one of our churchwardens. He is a professional opera singer and the son of Pat Belshaw.
Jean Brundrett
Jean Brundrett is now our licensed Reader after completing her training over the last couple of years. She is also a Pastoral Assistant and has been since 1996; involved with administering Holy Communion both in Church, Nursing homes and homes of the sick and elderly in the Parish. Mothers' Union Enrolling Member, a Cub Scout Leader at St Ambrose and a PCC member.
Ollie Woodcock
Ollie is the PCC Secretary, a sidesperson, lesson reader and member of the Book Club. She has worshipped at St. Ambrose since 2004. Retired in 2010 after teaching for 36 years in primary schools in UK and in forces schools abroad. Now a National Society church schools inspector for the dioceses of Blackburn, Carlisle and Chester.
Alison King
Chairman of Communications team and choir member. Founder member of Blackburn Cursillo. Retired from teaching in 2004, now a library assistant in Preston.
Ian Burt
Ian is chairman of the Halls for All committee and a former churchwarden, sings in the church choir and is a member of the music group. He has three grown-up children and 4 grandchildren.
Lynne Rhodes
Lynne is chairman of the Social Committee, PCC member and a member of the music group.
Rev. Calum Crombie
Calum has now finished his curacy at St. Ambrose. we hope to see him from time to time and thank him for his time with us as curate.
He is also a chaplain in one of our local prisons.
Stephen Thackeray
Stephen is our Organist and looks after the Choir. He is also a member of the PCC. He is married to Eva and they have a young son.
Jo Clarke
Jo is a good listener and makes a nice cup of tea! ( The Webmaster can vouch for that) She runs the Craft Group held at the Vicarage on Wednesday mornings between 10am and noon. She is also a member of The Mothers' Union and married to Duncan and a supportive Vicar's wife.
Dorothy Hunter
Former PCC member. Dorothy is part of the flower team and a valuable member of the team that looks after the church grounds.

Rita Braithwaite
Choir member. St Ambrose Players patron, Cursillista. Diocesan Governor of Clayton-le-Woods School. Retired Teacher (Lancaster Lane Primary).
Carol Poole
Carol is one of the Pastoral Assistants, who interview and prepare couples for weddings and organise special services of follow-up.
Adrian Pope
Adrian is the church Webmaster and a member of the Halls committee. Married to Kim, they have 3 Children; Kathryn, James and Rebecca. A retired Army Officer, he now works for the Defra as an IT Project Manager. If you send an email to the Webmaster it will be Adrian who deals with it. Adrian is the Church’s Vision Champion.