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Central team

Meet the team

The team in central England are dedicated to reaching the 95% of children and young people who do not go to church. Through their work in schools, churches and local communities the team seek to create new opportunities for children and young people to respond to Jesus

"As a team we provide training, resources and time to work alongside you in your ministry. If you are new to ministry, or have being doing it for a while, and are looking for new ideas, please do get in touch we would love to support you."

Simon Barker

Simon Barker

Regional Team Leader

My role is to oversee the ministry in the Central region, working through our staff, mission partners and key volunteers. I have a particular passion for residential and schools ministry. I am also a sports enthusiast and see sport as a key tool in reaching children and young people outside of the church.

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Steve Hutchinson

SU Development Worker (Church and Community)

Steve loves Jesus, his wife Judy, children, music, and woodturning – probably in that order. He delights to share Jesus with children wherever and whenever he can.

Hannah Legge

Hannah Legge

Scripture Union Development Worker (Schools)

I'm passionate about seeing children and young people engage with their faith. My specialism is in schools work, particularly chaplaincy, and I enjoy equipping those who work in and around schools to be confident and effective in what they do.

Clare Luxton

Clare Luxton

Development worker (East Anglia)

The purpose of my role is to support the work already happening with children and young people in East Anglia. I also work with others to find ways to communicate the gospel to children and young people who aren't currently connected to the church and to encourage links between churches and their local schools.

Bob Goody

Bob Goody

Development worker

I am passionate about caring, sharing and empowering the Christian church into action and helping to ensure that every child and young person has an opportunity to hear the gospel in a form that they can understand and respond to. I do this by working in schools, churches, parks, festivals or even just out on the streets.

Isaac Rocke

Isaac Rocke

Development worker (West Midlands)

My role is to pioneer and develop opportunities across the west midlands for children and young people to experience God’s love in new and exciting ways. With over ten years of coaching and playing competitive sport I focus on developing Scripture Union's sports project by using sport as a platform to share faith.

Karen Quinney

Karen Quinney

SU Support Worker

My role is provide organisational and administrative support to the team as we work together to see Christians equipped in their ministry of sharing the love of Jesus with children and young people in the Central Region of England.

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