Our Leadership
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Meet our leadership

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The Rev. Canon Andrew Durbidge has been a priest in the Diocese of Long Island since 2015 when he was ordained at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City N.Y. Father Andrew is from Sydney, Australia and moved to New York in 2011 to study theology at The General Theological Seminary, in Manhattan. He graduated with a Master of Divinity and a Certificate in Spiritual Direction.

Prior to ordination, Father Andrew was a chaplain resident at New York Presbyterian Columbia Medical Center and the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York. Before relocating to New York, Father Andrew was the Principal of DBL Property, a project management and real estate consultancy based in Sydney Australia. Father Andrew was also the Diocesan Real Estate Manager from 2015-2019 overseeing all large real property projects on behalf of the Diocesan Trustees.

He is now a Trustee of the Estate of the Diocese.
Fr Andrew is also Board Chair of a Housing Development Finance Corporation, an entity developing 21 supportive housing apartments for the Ali Forney Center, the country’s largest LGBTQ housing and services provider, and Hamilton Gardens Cooperative Inc.

He is also Board Chair of Housing Development Finance Corporation, an entity developing 21 supportive housing apartments for the Ali Forney Center, the country’s largest LGBTQ housing and services provider, and Hamilton Gardens Cooperative Inc.

The Rev. Canon Andrew Durbidge
Priest in Charge

Mr. George Davey, BM, MSM has been Organist and Choir Master at the Church of St Luke and St Matthew since 2019. Mr Davey joined the parish to develop the music ministry, both through the choir and through arts partnerships. He has an extensive background in sacred music and performance and has professional affiliations with the American Guild of Organists, Choristers Guild, Royal School of Church Music, and the American Choral Directors Association.

George Davey
Organist and Choir Master

Carol Candela
Senior Warden

Ian Belizaire
Junior Warden

Rashida George
Administrator

Bianca Prescod
Director of Kids Ministry