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 Mission 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.

Hannah Legge

Hannah Legge

Scripture Union Mission Enabler

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.


Steve Hutchinson

Scripture Union Mission Enabler

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.

Bob Goody New

Bob Goody

Scripture Union Mission Enabler

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.

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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