Team Leader – Emma Hinds

Team leader since 2015, Emma works in both primary and secondary schools. Central Stockport and Edgeley schools are the focus of her work. Emma has a passion for mental health education and also for using the Arts to help young people understand the Christian faith.

Contact her here emmah.cist@outlook.com

Primary Worker – Josh Openshaw

Joining the team in 2017 Josh focuses on primary schools in the north and north east of Stockport. As well as his KS2 work, Josh is particularly passionate about making the gospel interesting and accessible for KS1 pupils and has focused on creating amazing R.E materials for this age group. He is also our “Guardians of Ancora” leader for our “Guardians” clubs in schools. 

Contact him here josho.cist@outlook.com

Primary worker – Jill Elston

Also joining the team in 2017, Jill is the Heatons Churches Partnership Worker mainly focusing on schools in the Heatons. Jill has pioneered several exciting projects this year, including an outside prayer space and a new Remembrance project in partnership with the Ministry of Defence and St. Matthew’s Church in Edgeley.

Contact her here jill.cist@outlook.com

Primary Worker – Sarah Williams

Sarah joined the team in 2018 and is focused particularly on schools in south Stockport, especially in the Poynton area.  Sarah put together our Christmas 2018 projects using material from the Bible Society and created two projects suitable for KS1 and KS2.

Contact her here sarahw.cist@outlook.com

Secondary worker – Jen Anderson

Jen joined the team in 2018 and is working with Bramhall High, Stockport Academy, Cheadle Hulme High, The Kingsway School, and other high schools and local churches to deliver clubs, R.E lessons, and projects. She has recently started a girls mentoring group called “Rooted,” using Scripture Union material. 

Contact her here jena.cist@outlook.com