Activity Team

The Activity Team are concerned with what we do, as God calls us & equips us for service as representatives of Jesus. They have overall responsbility for Children & Young People, Evangelism & Mission, & Projects & Events.

Children & Young People

Main Purpose: Helping children & young people to grow in their understanding
& experience of the Christian faith, & assisting them on their spiritual journey.

Main responsibilities:
To develop & support, through encouragement & training, teams of volunteers involved in every aspect of the church’s work with children & young people, including:
Friday YPC & Sunday Stars
Wednesday Youth group
Little Friends & Little Singers
Good Friday Workshops
Schools Ministry

Jay Gascoigne
Kay Gascoigne
Lottie Backhouse

Evangelism & Mission

Main purpose: Helping each church member to use their different gifts, in different ways, to discharge the responsibility that God has given us to introduce others to him & help them to follow him.

Main responsibilities:
To encourage church members to share the Good News about Jesus with others
To support Baptism & Marriage Preparation
To have an overview of evangelistic materials available
To liaise with the Incumbent in arranging Alpha Courses etc
To utilise ecumenical opportunities for mission (eg Burntwood Wakes)
To research & share information about overseas mission groups & the opportunities for service
To liaise with those who have gone out from the church on long or 
short-term mission, whether at home or abroad

Ian McKeown

Tony Troy

Projects & Events

Main purpose: To co-ordinate & manage whole-church events

Main responsibilities:
To oversee the scheduling & planning of whole-church events (eg Church Weekend, fund-raising activities such as Christmas Fayre)
To identify those who will lead the teams required for each event
To provide management oversight of projects & events
To enable, support & arrange training for team leaders/ members
To consider creative ways of sharing Jesus with others and of building up the church through projects & events
To help develop an ‘event planning template’ which will be available to assist all event leaders & to keep records of what was done, for future reference

Chris Hill
Paul Hill