Joel first joined the SU team part-time, supporting Rachel in Ballymena. From September 2017 he is now the full-time E3 Antrim & Lisburn Schools' Worker. His love for the work of SU has grown over many years in various roles; as a SU committee member at school, as a Camps & Missions volunteer, and as a youth worker engaged in schools ministry. Joel is passionate about helping churches engage with their local schools and communities.
E3 Antrim & Lisburn covers BT28 and BT41.Get in touch
Before joining SU Rachel qualified as a Primary School teacher from Stranmillis University College. Rachel is passionate and enthusiastic about sharing the Good News of Jesus with children and young people of all ages within the school context,having experienced the impact of Christian teachers and friends being part of an SU group during her own time.
E3 Ballymena covers BT42 & BT43.Get in touch
Before joining SU, Caroline completed a degree in Divinity at Queens University Belfast. After working as a Special Needs Classroom Assistant in East Belfast and then covering a maternity post with the Presbyterian Church, she is excited to be involved in schools ministry in the East Antrim Area. Caroline is passionate about opening the Bible with children and young people of all ages, and encouraging them to explore the amazing things that God has done and continues to do.
Caroline Sleator is currently on Maternity Leave.
Sarah Coghlan is covering this post during this academic year.
Sarah lives in Lisburn with her housemate Lauren. She is passionate about seeing the younger generation know and grow in the love that Jesus has for them! She has worked in Exodus Lisburn for the past seven years and, as a member of CFC South Belfast, is excited about the potential of the local church. Sarah loves travelling, discipleship and people, especially people who bring her chocolate!
E3 East Antrim covers Ballyclare, Carrickfergus and Larne.Get in touch
Before joining SU Lyndsey worked as a Primary School teacher in East Belfast, after spending four years at Stranmillis University College. Lyndsey is passionate and enthusiastic about sharing the Good News of Jesus with Children and young people of all ages, having been part of various SU camp and mission teams over the years.
E3 East Belfast covers BT4-6 & BT16.Get in touch
Before joining SU, Jeff studied Property Investment and Development at the University of Ulster. It was there, where he served on the Christian Union committee, that his love for opening the Bible with others and sharing its Good News grew, and continues to grow today. Jeff is passionate and committed to sharing the truth of the Good News of Jesus with children and young people of all ages. He has been part of various SU camp and mission teams over the years and has been on the staff since August 2011.
E3 Fermanagh covers Fermanagh and Fivemiletown.Get in touch
Before joining SU, Andrew studied Law and Politics at Queens, and graduated in 2009. After that he spent a year working with the CIYD “Jump” programme before being appointed as the Children’s worker in Glenavy Parish where he spent 8 years. He is passionate about sharing God’s Big Story and loves having the opportunity to do so. He is married to Claire and has a daughter called Emma. He has lived in Coleraine since 2012. His hobbies include following football, playing golf and drinking as much coffee as he can.
E3 North Coast covers BT51-BT57.Get in touch
Before joining SU Rachel worked both as a Primary School Classroom Assistant in Carrickfergus and a Youth Worker in Lisburn, after spending three years studying youth work at Centre for Youth Ministry Ireland. Rachel is passionate about the Bible and passionate about young people meeting God and stepping into all that He has for them.
E3 North Down & Newtownards covers Holywood, Bangor and Newtownards.Get in touch