The Core Team

Hope MK is organised and run by a core team of volunteers from multiple churches.  The core team meet twice a month to plan and organise the event.  The core team meet with churches and individuals to help plan projects, as well as undertake all the other planning and arranging for the event including the program, transport, finances etc.

The current core team (since March 2017) are Becky Lawrence, Marco Loxley, Tony McGinley, Simon Barker and Steve Murrill.

(The core team pictured with Ricky Rew)

Becky Lawrence has attended 3 Hope MK’s and has been part of the planning team for each of those.  She works for Bridgebuilder Trust with a split role as a schools worker in secondary schools and as Key Fundraiser.  She is a member of St Marks Church MK.

Marco Loxley joined the core team for last years event but has been involved leading teams/projects at Hope MK before.  He works part time for Bridgebuilder Trust as a schools worker in secondary schools, and part time running Pulse Youth Ministry youth cafes in 4 locations across MK (and Aston Clinton). Marco is part of Vineyard Community Church in Daventry.

Tony McGinley has been involved in Hope MK every year since the start leading projects and teams, but joins the core team for our fifth year in 2017.  Tony works at Loughton Baptist Church as their youth worker.

Simon Barker joins the core team for our fifth year in 2017. He works for Scripture Union as Regional Team Leader for the central region.  He is a part of Olney Baptist Church.

Steve Murrill joins the core team for our fifth year, he has been involved in the last couple of Hope Mk’s running creative evangelism teams.  Steve works for New Life church part-time as Evangelism Leader and part time for J.John using his background in finance and accounting.  Steve is a part of New Life church.

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