We have a great lineup of speakers from near and far who will be pointing us to Christ and His Word through our theme of ‘renew’.
Gareth was brought up in Belfast where he trusted in Christ at the age of 20. He worked in the Ulster Bank before the Lord led him to train for ministry at the Irish Baptist College in 2009. After graduating, Gareth accepted the call to serve as Pastor of Cookstown Baptist in 2012. He is married to Nicole and has two boys, Charlie and Harry. In his spare time he enjoys running, reading and watching movies.
Janice lives in Portrush and teaches in a secondary school on the North Coast. She is a committee member in the North East Ulster area and a member of the Board of Trustees. When not walking on the beach, you could probably find Janice in a coffee shop catching up with friends or with a good book!
Bryan has been a Christian since he was 18 years old. He is married to Lesa, and has 3 children, Joel, Tamah and Elijah. He lives in Dungannon and is Rector, (lead minister), in Drumglass Parish which is the Church of Ireland in Moygashel & Dungannon.
Adrian committed his life to Christ in his early teens, and soon was introduced to the work of CEF! He is married to Elizabeth, and they have a grown up family – a daughter and son. Adrian has been serving in pastoral ministry for thirty years, latterly as the teaching elder in Donacloney Presbyterian Church.
Ashleigh is a volunteer with CEF and committee member in Lagan Valley area, having attended GNC and JYC as a child. She became a member of the Board of Trustees in 2019. Ashleigh works as a GP in County Down and loves being able to see the Mournes every day!
“…but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings like eagles;
they shall run and not be weary;
they shall walk and not faint.”