The Scotland and Shetland Region

Meet the Team

Lorraine Darlow is the National Learning & Development Coordinator for Scotland, which includes the Districts of Scotland and Shetland. Lorraine has a background in learning development and inner city ministry. Her field of study was practical theology and her specialist area of work is children, families and intergenerational ministries. Lorraine leads our work with evangelism, discipleship, biblical engagement, congregational and ministry development, and coordinates safeguarding training in the region.

Contact Lorraine  |  |  0207 467 5210   


Richard Knott is a consultant Learning & Development Officer working with the Scotland & Shetland region.  His field of study was mission and ministry with children, young people and families and he is also a Godly Play trainer and practitioner. Richard supports the development of those engaged in children’s, youth and family ministries, encourages engagement with Methodist Way of Life and EDI, and is developing Methodist stories particularly for the Scottish context.

Contact Richard  |  |  020 7467 5273






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Our Priorities for 2020/2021

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 focusing 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 to: 

Get in Touch

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