Who's Who

josiasVicar - Reverend Josias De Souza

Josias has contributed to various aspects of church ministry, from participation in the General Synod to leading church planting efforts, youth ministry, and urban outreach programs. Member o the executive team of Churches Together in Luton. Has the privilege of serving as the Vicar of St. Francis. Outside of his professional commitments, Josias finds joy in playing the guitar, enjoying sushi, and cherishing quality time with his family.

DHCurate - Reverend David Holland

David Holland joined St. Francis in July 2023 with his wife Veronika. Before joining us, David pursued postgraduate studies at Trinity College, Bristol, and All Nations College, Ware. His ministry spans missionary work in India, Hong Kong, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, along with involvement in church planting in central London. David enjoys reading, writing, playing guitar, painting, supporting Tottenham Hotspur, and Luton Town, indulging in curry, and relaxing with TV box sets.

Joy Daniel

Honorary Associate Minister - Revd. Joy Daniel
Joy is a Lutonion who came into ministry through St.Francis'. After looking after the Wigmore Estates & Cockernhoe area for some time she moved to be Priest –in-Charge of St Andrews Woodside & Holy Trinity East Hyde.  She still enjoys Preaching and leading Services, praying with people, line-dancing, reading and is a member of U3A. Joy is a widow with two married children, four grandchildren and a step-grand daughter.

Rod MasonDiocesan Reader - Rod Mason
Rod is a retired teacher and has been a Reader for 10 years. He is married to Eileen and they have four children and seven grandchildren.

Barbara McIntoshDiocesan Reader - Barbara McIntosh
Barbara was born in Surrey but moved to Luton as a child worshipping at St Francis' church for many years. After being licensed as a Reader she spent 17 years as a Chaplain at London Luton Airport but is now back in the parish where she has started a HOPE group for people in the second half of life. She enjoys her family, travel, photography, gardening and reading.

jackyChurch Warden - Jacky Wilson

I was born in Edgware, Middlesex but lived in Mill Hill N.W.7 until I got married and came to Luton with my husband Geoff.  I have attended St. Francis Church for many years with a small break in between.  I am a Mum of 3 grown up children and Nanny to 9 Grandchildren who are a delight.  I am also a Chaplain in the Crown Court with Luton Community Chaplaincy. I love to have friends round for a cuppa, to travel and to enjoy life to the fullest.