What is a Church without its people?  At SPB so many people give of themselves to make things come together.  We are thankful for everyone who serves in seen and unseen ways each week to help our worship and activities take place.

Rev Andrew (Minister in charge)

The Rev Andrew Irwin was introduced as Curate of the Parish of St Paul and St Barnabas, Belfast, on Wednesday, June 8 by the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev George Davison. Andrew, 32, is a native of Portadown, Co Armagh, and grew up in the Parish of Knocknamuckley. He studied Computer Science at Queen’s University Belfast, graduating in 2012. He worked in software development and digital communications before starting to train for the ministry in 2015 at the Church of Ireland Theological College in Dublin. Andrew was a deacon intern in Waringstown and Donacloney, Diocese of Down and Dromore, before moving to nearby Banbridge as curate in Seapatrick Parish.

meet some of the team


Kate is our Parish Reader who helps lead our Worship


Rev Alan helps across our services as well as playing an active part in the Diocese of Connor.


Rev Brian helps out in the Background Management of SPB and different levels of the Church Governance.