Revd. Mike Shaw


What is your role at St Andrew’s Church and what is it you do?

Curate and Minister in charge at St Mary's Church Sheriffhales.

What is the most satisfying part about your involvement at St. Andrew’s?

Taking part in all of the services, weddings , funerals and interacting with my many friend s and colleagues.

Best memory from your time here?

My first time as Celebrant at the Eucharist following my ordination as a priest

Is there a particular chapter or verse from the bible which resonates with you more than any other?

'God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son Jesus Christ to the end that all that believe in him should not perish but have everlasting life'

What is your biggest passion outside of Church life?

My 6 Grandchildren.

Have you got a hidden skill?


Favourite movie / TV series?

Star Trek - the Original series

Favourite book / author?

To Kill a Mockingbird

Favourite music / musician?

Handel's Messiah

For people who have just moved to Shifnal, what’s the best way to get started in coming to Church?

Shifnal welcome pack and follow up visits.

For people who have lived in Shifnal a long time who may have often thought about coming to St. Andrew’s, but either never got around to it or maybe feel a bit daunted in not knowing where to start, what is the best advice to these people?

In this Covid pandemic the online streamed services and the weekly sheet are a good way for people to connect to St Andrews and the Benefice as a whole.