Originally from Massachusetts, Joanne grew up in a close family with three sisters and a brother. She married Mike Anders in 1992, they moved to Houston in 1994, and Courtney was born in 1996.

St Andrew’s has been their church home since 1994, where love for God, one another, and community is a comfort like no other.

Joanne is an avid bible student, having served ten years in leadership with Bible Study Fellowship, she sees the bible as an applicable instrument for daily life.

Joanne is an ordained elder, has served as Moderator of Presbyterian Women, and has taught Sunday School.

She joined St Andrew’s staff in January of 2017, truly blessed and honored to be called in this way.

In her free time, Joanne enjoys running their dog, Phoenix, bicycling, knitting, and spending leisure time with Mike.