Our team


Rev'd Hannah Boyd


Hello I'm Hannah and I love telling people about Jesus and the difference he can make in your life, my story is one of transformation, grace and hope why not ask me about it sometime.


I was born and brought up in the North East and moved to Lancashire in 1999 to work as a Youth Worker for Careforce at St John's Church in Leyland.  After completing two years there, I went to St Martin's College in Lancaster to train as a Primary School teacher.  I was a teacher for 8 years before going to train for ordination at St Mellitus College. 

I am married to Stephen and we have two daughters, Grace and Olivia.  When I'm not working I enjoy running and reading and eating chocolate!


Christine Keenan

Reader Emeritus

Hello I'm Christine and I gave my life to the Lord at the age of 17, coping with various challenges in my life and work would have been impossible without the Lord Jesus Christ.

I have had a varied working career including being a nurse, a social worker and teaching, as well as doing some writing on the side.  I have served on the board of Age UK, been a professional governor of the East Lancashire Hospital Trust and been involved with Blackburn Women's Refuge, all of which goes to show what God can do with someone who failed their 11+!

I like to sing and have been in various choirs during my life, I have been a Reader for 13 years and have been part of Holy Trinity Church for 12 years.


Howard Watson

Reader Emeritus

I have been a reader since 1998 and have been involved in leading services; preaching; teaching Sunday Clubs; preparing candidates for confirmation classes; preparing families for baptism and conducting funeral services. At the moment, I am mainly concerned with the running of HHTHH (our Sunday Club) and in leading services and preaching.  I have been a member of the PCC since 1998.


I have been a member of Holy Trinity for over 30 years.


Raymond Clayton

Sexton & Verger

I have attended Holy Trinity since I was a child and have been the verger since 1982.  As part of my role I open up the church and hall for all services and events, including weddings and funerals.  I ensure that the church, hall and grounds are kept clean and tidy and I wind and maintain the church clock.  I am also a member of the bell ringing band, a role I have held for over 50 years!


Elisabeth Sawle


Hello, I am Elisabeth and I consider myself to be a pink rose as I was born in Sheffield and emigrated to Lancashire when I was five years old.  I grew up in Leyland and have always been involved in church life taking on varied roles over the years.  I became a full member of Holy Trinity in 2001 when I moved into the area.


Being a Christian means a lot to me and I enjoy travelling and love to see how God is at work in different places around the world, as well as in the local community.  I also appreciate visiting other churches when travelling around this country and seeing how worship can vary.


My working life was spent as a primary teacher and in my retirement I enjoy cooking, making marmalade, jams and pickles especially with home grown products.


Bob Collins


I have been a member of Holy Trinity since the mid 1960's.  in the mid 1990's I was persuaded to become a sides-person and then to join the PCC.  I was elected deputy church warden a few years later and elected warden in 1999.  I served as warden for 9 years under 2 vicars.  I then returned to the role in 2013 and now work with the vicar in running the church.