Our Team

Gerry Bowyer
Rector (Rev Canon)
Gerry and Jo came to St Devenicks in Sept 18. They have three grown up children and four grand daughters. Gerry previously worked in the logistics industry and moved to ministry 25 years ago. Initially working for their local church and then training with Church Army, they moved to Aberdeen in 2002. Gerry ministered in Seaton for 10 years, was one of the founders of Aberdeen Street Pastors and planted Caf4e Church. They also run Caf4e@Credo a Christian Coffee Shop in the City. When time allows Gerry enjoys motorcycling, sampling Coffee Shops with Jo and walks in God’s creation with Max the German Shepherd.
June MacCormack
June is married to John and has two married sons and three grandchildren. They moved to Aberdeen in 1970 when John came to work for the then North of Scotland College of Agriculture, now SRUC, Scotland’s Rural College. June completed the Diocesan Training for Ministry Course in 1984 and was made Deaconess in 1986. For many years she worked with children and particularly enjoys Messy Church.
Stephen Goodyear
Lay Reader
Stephen is married to Helen and they have two children. His day job is with Shell where he is manager for gas flooding, supporting enhanced oil recovery and CO2 storage projects around the world. He has a mathematics degree and a PhD in theoretical physics and has a particular interest in the relationship between faith and science. He enjoys DIY, fossil collecting and is a keen hill walker (climbed the Munros).
Donna Kriel
Youth Pastor
Donna has been working at St Devenick's since she graduated in 2011. She studied Architecture and town planning but felt a call into youth ministry after coming to faith during university. She is married to Jannie and they have two sons. She loves art & amp; crafts, is a sports fan, particularly loves watching football and rugby and all things Harry Potter.
Frank Dirr
Rector's Warden
Frank and Cissy are citizens of Texas but after many years in the petroleum industry internationally eventually settled in Scotland. They were married at St. Devenick’s almost 15 years ago. Between them they have a daughter, two sons and four grandchildren. Frank, with a Business Administration and Spanish language degree, has worked in accountancy, engineering and sales primarily in West Africa, Far East and Latin America. He currently owns and operates a company that services the petroleum industry. He enjoys walking in the Scottish countryside and working in the gardens at home and church.
Helen Goodyear
People's Warden
Helen and Stephen have lived in Bieldside since 2002 with their son and daughter. Helen is a musician and primary teacher by training and is involved in the life of St Devenick’s in a variety of ways. She plays regularly for services, as well as teaching a few flute pupils. Helen enjoys being a housewife and mum, relaxing with friends, doing knitting and crochet and going for walks in the woods or by the river.