Chris Shelley lived in the US for 20 years and also in Israel but his heart never left Liverpool where he grew. Chris will normally be in the Church Street area on Tuesdays with Stephen Power. Chris is always happy to have a chat and swap stories - if you see him, why not stop him and share your story?
‘I am excited about the opportunity to serve as Chaplain to the retailers in Church Street’.
Contact Chris: Chris.Shelley@mitechaplaincy.com
St John's Market:
Rev. Jean Flood has a real heart for St John’s Market. In a previous life, Jean ran her own cake decorating business and had a stall in Liverpool. She is often around on a Thursday and is there to support traders & customers alike.
‘The Market is full of great people from many different cultures all with fantastic stories to tell!’
Contact Jean: email@example.com
Stephen Power was born and raised in Liverpool. He has had a rich and varied working life and is now a Church Leader in Walton. Stephen supports staff in the Local Solutions head office as well as the two other centres in Liverpool. He also visits Church Street with Chris Shelley.
‘I know from faith and experience that the 'care package' that God offers each and everyone can bring peace and satisfaction to life.’
Contact Stephen: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are looking to expand our work in Local Solutions and are currently looking for volunteer chaplains who are able to serve for a few hours per month in Liverpool, Wirral or North Wales.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Nicky Lees has been the Liverpool John Lennon Airport Chaplain since 2003. As Chaplain she provides pastoral, humanitarian, and spiritual support for passengers, staff and visitors of all faiths and none. The Chaplain recognises all human beings as having equal status, and staff and customers can call on her time in complete confidentiality.
Contact Nicky: NLees@liverpoolairport.com
YMCA Liverpool & Sefton and YMCA St Helens
Originally from London, Kieran Bohan has been in Liverpool since 2003 and has made it home. He is a lay member of the leadership team at St Bride's Anglican Church in Toxteth and co-ordinator of Open Table, an ecumenical Christian worship community for LGBT people, their family and friends and all who seek an inclusive church.
Kieran works with YMCA Liverpool & Sefton and YMCA St Helens, which provide accommodation across Merseyside to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. His role is to help the YMCA to maintain a Christian ethos by providing for the pastoral needs of service users, volunteers and staff, particularly to help service users understand more fully life's events as they relate to their spiritual and emotional well-being.
If you are interested in finding out more about Kieran’s work or have an interest in becoming a volunteer chaplain at the YMCA, please contact Kieran: email@example.com
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Fiona Pennie is the Lead Chaplain with the Merseyside Police Force . After a career in Ophthalmology, latterly in Alder Hey Hospital, she was ordained in the Church of England in 2015.
As Lead Chaplain with the Merseyside Police Force, Fiona recruits, trains and supports volunteer chaplains within the Force and supports colleagues in the Police.
If you would like to know more or are interested in exploring police chaplaincy, please contact Fiona.
Contact Fiona: firstname.lastname@example.org
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