Family, Children and Youth
The Diocese of Winchester is passionate about promoting and supporting good work with families, children and young people; we believe that this ministry lies at the heart of the church's mission.
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Mr Andy Saunders
Children & Families Adviser
Andy supports parishes in their ministry to children and families. He offers consultancy and training for those engaged in this work and makes them aware of new and appropriate resources. He works alongside parishes in running events for children and families and plans and delivers children’s events at a Diocesan level.
01962 710972 / 07703 186693
Mr Pete Maidment
Diocesan Youth Officer
Pete provides support, training and resources for those engaged in youth ministry including clergy, employed youth workers and volunteers. He advises parishes in this area of work and in particular encourages understanding of youth culture and the theological foundations of mission to young people. He runs events for those engaged in this work and also events for young people at a Diocesan level.
01962 710971 / 07841 517519
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