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. While we are working to COVID restrictions please contact him directly if you would like to see what we have.

Mission Team Leader Mission Action Planning Adviser
The Revd Richard Steel The Revd Fran Jeffries
Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01522 50 40 30 Tel: 01205 48 11 83
Mobile: 07720 74 09 55
Richard is the first point of contact for anything to do with the mission and outreach of the Church – including anything that is to do with mission that is not mentioned above! He is keen to work with parishes to explore the 'big picture.'  Please contact Fran to help you with Mission Action Planning (including the Developing Discipleship Programme) and Leading your Church into Growth (LyCiG)
Discipleship in the World Officer & Diocesan Environmental Officer Life Events Officer

Sarah Spencer The Revd Andrew Roberts
Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 07454 54 10 61 Mobile: 07495 127035
Sarah is the first point of contact for anything to do with our outward facing mission: loving service, #EverydayFaith, social justice, modern slavery, the Social Justice Fund and our care of the environment. She is also the link into the national 'Everyday Faith' programme and other initiatives for personal discipleship growth Andrew is the person to contact for advice on Funerals and Weddings
Stewardship Officer  Children and Youth Adviser
Hugo Cobham Micki Carey-Slater
Email: [email protected]

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 07885 96 86 08 Tel: 07935 380880
Hugo is the first point of contact for anything to do with Stewardship (including Giving Reviews, encouraging regular giving through the Parish Giving Scheme, contactless and online giving, legacies and fundraising).  Micki is the point of contact for Youth and Children's work. As she is currently the only contact for this area of work, and only works for the diocese 1.5 day a week (she is also the Deanery Youth and Children's Worker for Elloe East) please do be patient if you can't get hold of her immediately.