11. Mission Team The Mission Team is here to help you to live out the Christian faith as individuals and as churches. Members of the team can help you with such things as: advising on setting up and resourcing work with children and young people advising on setting up and resourcing Fresh Expressions of Church exploring what being a disciple of Jesus means today advising and running sessions on Mission Action Planning considering giving – money, time and talents getting to grips with the Bible personal prayer resourcing your worship supporting your social action work training and resourcing for evangelism. Indeed pretty much anything that relates to your church’s life and mission in terms of growth, development and outreach. The members of our team are listed below. If you are not sure who to contact, do start with Richard Steel, Mission Team Leader, who will direct you to the appropriate member. The team has a resource room with a wide range of books and course material. Why not drop in for a coffee, a chat and a browse? Mission Team Leader The Revd Richard Steel 01522 50 40 30 07720 740 955 Richard is the first point of contact for anything to do with the mission and outreach of the Church, including evangelism and social action – and anything that is to do with mission that is not mentioned above. Growing Disciples Officer The Revd John Leach 01522 50 40 50, Ext 4108 John is the first point of contact for anything to do with Mission Action Planning and training, also the Prayer Diary, the Transformation Fund, the Social Justice Fund and Community of St Hugh. The other two members of the team responsible for helping parishes with Mission Action Planning are: Mission Action Planning Adviser The Revd Fran Jeffries T: 01205 481183 Mission Action Planning Adviser The Revd Nick Munday T: 01529 497519 Stewardship Officer Hugo Cobham 01522 50 40 49 07870 66 33 53 Stewardship officer Jane Hodgson 01522 50 40 38 Mobile to follow Hugo and Jane are the first point of contact for anything to do with Stewardship (encouraging regular giving, legacies and fundraising). Jane will be looking after parishes in the northern half of the diocese and Hugo the southern half. Fresh Expressions Adviser The Revd David Bartlett T: 01526 397363 David is the first point of contact for anything to do with Fresh Expressions (new ways of being Church), including Messy Church. Spirituality Adviser & Spiritual Direction Co-ordinator for Stow & Lindsey Archdeaconry The Revd Canon Stephen Hoy M: 07943 71 52 79 Stephen is the first point of contact for anyone looking to develop their prayer life and spirituality, find resources for prayer or who is exploring spiritual direction. Spiritual Direction Co-ordinator for Lincoln Archdeaconry Sr Maureen CSF T: 01526 32 11 15 Children and Youth Charlotte Bloom M: 07908 70 38 64 Charlotte is the first point of contact for advice for those working with children and young people in the Stow and Lindsey Archdeaconry (from north of Lincoln and Market Rasen and to Gainsborough, Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Scunthorpe). Jonny Bell M: 07816 416149 Jonny is the first point of contact for advice for those working with children and young people in the Lincoln Archdeaconry (from Lincoln city to the coast, including Horncastle, Louth and Skegness).