The London Region

Meet the Team

James Pickin
is the Learning & Development Coordinator for the London Region. James was previously in charge of overseeing youth and young adults work for Tearfund across England and Wales. He is a qualified teacher as well as an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. He has previously held both local and national roles in the Vineyard movement of churches. He is passionate about seeing people journey further in their relationship with Jesus and enabling them to transform their spaces of influence with the life of the Gospel.

Contact James  |  |  07799 900483


Sharon Nugent is a Learning & Development Officer for the London region. She is an experienced learning and development professional who has an extensive career history working with young people and adult learners. Sharon is committed to facilitating Christian discipleship both as part of her job and within her home church. She identifies as a Christian pioneer and is excited by the potential of the Methodist Pioneer Pathway. She enjoys travel, music and spa breaks!

Contact Sharon  |  07799 902585 


Sally Rush is a Learning & Development Officer for the London region. She has experience as a community worker with young adults in a church, a university chaplain, lecturer in chaplaincy studies and in Further Education. She is a Methodist Local Preacher and has a heart for developing theological reflection and discipleship amongst people. She enjoys indie and punk music and visiting tea rooms in museums and galleries.

Contact Sally  | | 07776 993 445 





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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. These are chosen in consultation with both national and local leaders. If your area of interest isn't on this list, then please still get in touch. Our priorities this year are: 

  • Supporting the District Theme: Woven
  • Weaving evangelism, mission and discipleship into all the work of the regional team
  • Supporting pioneer ministers
  • Advanced level safeguarding training
  • Supporting the marriage and relationships consultation
  • Equipping and developing lay leadership
  • Local ministry support, focussing on steward and line management training
  • Working to nurture vocation

Get in Touch

You can contact us directly using the details above, or you can follow us on Facebook below. We look forward to hearing from you. 


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