The East Central Region

Meet the Team

Jane Bingham is the Learning & Development Coordinator for the East Central region. Jane has experience in training and development in the public and private sectors including the worlds of banking, outsourced customer service, power generation, the NHS and the civil service. In addition to co-ordinating the region her main areas of work are supervision, creative worship, growing through conflict, and candidating support. 

Contact Jane  |  07799 900487 


Nigel Pimlott is a Learning & Development Officer for the East Central region, aligned with the Nottingham & Derby District. As a trainer, thinker, strategist and coach he has a passion for mission, innovation, creativity and helping people make a difference in the world. Nigel’s main areas of work are pioneer ministry, safeguarding and church/circuit visioning.

Contact Nigel  |  07799 900468 



Gillian Thomas is a Learning & Development Officer for the East Central region, aligned with the Lincolnshire District. Gill has worked for the statutory and charity sectors in various parts of England and her passions lie in social justice and equipping people to be the change in their world. Her main areas of work are children and family ministry, youth work, lay workers support and 3Generate.

Contact Gillian  |  07799 902581 


Our Priorities for 2019/2020

Although we will aim to help you with any learning or development that you or your church need, we also have key areas of work that we are focussing on in any given year. We seek to support the Methodist Church to fulfil Our Calling by offering focused support in these areas: 

  • Children and Young People
  • Supporting those who lead worship
  • Leadership skills and support lay and ordained
  • Pioneer Ministry
  • Local church ministry
  • Supporting ageing congregations & exploring spirituality and ageing 

Get in Touch

You can contact us directly using the details above, or you can follow us on Twitter or Facebook (see below). 

We also have a regular e-newsletter, featuring upcoming events, news and comment from around the region. Click here to read our latest issue. Get future issues direct to your inbox by entering your email address and clicking 'subscribe' below. 



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