Locations

Child Evangelism Fellowship was introduced to Britain in 1947 through a missionary couple in Brazil whilst home on furlough in England. In the same year an American couple, child evangelists from Nebraska, also promoted the ministry, resulting in one person responding to go to the USA to complete the CEF leadership training course and return to England as a CEF representative. In Easter 1950 a pastor who had worked in the USA HQ of CEF began to promote and organize the work, beginning in Glasgow, then London and Cardiff. The president for CEF worldwide spoke at the annual Keswick conference in 1952 and from then the work gathered momentum.

God has brought many men and women into His service to reach boys, girls and young people with the Gospel through CEF. There are full time and part time workers in England, Scotland and Wales, and more hope to join us in 2018, so look at the map and see where your nearest worker is located, the area they cover and what they do.

If you would like to get in contact with them, then use the contact form and we will be in touch with more details.

Beach Mission

CEF workers have served with the Scripture Union to reach children with the gospel in Criccieth as part of the summer outreach ministry.

For more information, please visit the Criccieth Holiday Club website.

CEF Resources CEF Ireland

Contact the CEF Shop in Belfast to order your CEF materials by visiting our CEF Resources page.

Devon (Plymouth)

Alleyn Wilson has moved from Scotland with her husband Paul to Plymouth. She hopes to develop CEF ministry in this city as time allows. This is where Hanne Evans spent several years developing some CEF ministry, before moving to South Wales. Pray that Alleyn will be able to reconnect with the people with whom Hanne worked.

East London

Steve & Rachel Ball are spearheading the CEF work in East London.

You can find more information about the work by visiting our East London page.

East London (Loughton)

Christopher & Lynn Holt
(CEF Missionaries serving CEF Europe through the HQ in Switzerland)

They are Directors of Member Care throughout Europe.

National Office (Poole)

Primrose Tshawe
(Finance and Office Administrator)

She looks after the work in the National Office.

North London

Eun Sook Geum from South Korea has started to develop a new work in North London through training, clubs and other outreaches. Please pray for a co-worker for her to share this new venture with.

You can find more information about the work by visiting our North London page

Scotland (Cumnock)

Russell & Elizabeth Brooks
(CEF Missionaries serving at the CEF Europe HQ in Switzerland)

He is the Director of Development for CEF Europe.

Scotland (Livingston)

Alleyn Wilson has strengthened a work in the Livingston area of Scotland, especially in schools. She has given training and assisted in outreaches in other parts of Scotland on request. Having moved to Plymouth in 2018, the baton has been passed to a new worker, Hannah Cashman. Hannah arrived in Scotland in August 2018 and is establishing the local area of her CEF ministry to the west of Edinburgh.

You can find more information about the work by visiting our Scotland (Livingston) page.

South Wales (Port Talbot)

Hanne Evans, who worked with CEF in Denmark before she moved with her husband to the UK, is spearheading the CEF work in the Port Talbot area through training, clubs and other outreach opportunities.

You can find more information about the work by visiting our South Wales (Port Talbot) page.

Teesside (Middlesbrough)

Claudine Uwizeye is developing a work in the Middlesbrough area through training, clubs and other outreaches.

You can find more information about the work by visiting our Teesside (Middlesbrough) page.

West London

Eun Sook Geum from South Korea has established a work in West London through training, clubs and other outreaches. This is now led by those whom she has trained in CEF ministry. Please pray for God to raise up a co-worker for her with whom this ministry can be strengthened and built up.

You can find more information about the work please visit our West London page

West Midlands (Oldbury)

Monica Nechita is developing a work in the Birmingham area by linking with schools outreach and through training, clubs and other outreaches.

You can find more information about the work by visiting our West Midlands (Oldbury) page.

David Cook

(Chairman)

He has been involved in Christian ministry for 50 years. From 2005-2014 he and his wife Laraine led the “Prepared for Service” training course for FIEC churches. He is an elder, responsible for training and discipleship, in his church in Bournemouth. He has been on the CEF Board since 1999 and is our chairman since 2008. In January 2015 he was elected as chairman of the CEF Kilchzimmer Board. In September 2018 he was elected as a member of the International Board of Trustees at CEF HQ in Warrenton, Missouri to represent CEF Europe.

Philip & Denise Annett

They both trusted the Lord as children. He worked in banking and she was a Primary School teacher before they joined CEF as full time workers in 2001. They started as Local Workers before becoming assistant National Directors with CEF Ireland in 2007. In 2010 they became National Directors with CEF Ireland and led the ministry there for almost 6 years. At the start of 2016 they became Directors of Leadership and Ministry Development, working now on an International level. They are seeking to use their experience and gifts to help the National Committee develop the ministry further in Great Britain.

Stephen & Pam Garrett

(South West Europe Area Directors)

He has been a full-time worker with Child Evangelism Fellowship along with his wife Pam since 2012. Previously he was a pastor of a local church. After training in Switzerland and then as candidates in N. Ireland, They led the team in Belfast, N. Ireland for 3½ years. In 2016 they moved from Belfast to the countries of SW Europe, where for almost 2½ years they served as assistants to the Area Directors, Henry & Madeline Berry. From June 1st 2018 they have taken over full responsibility as Area Directors for these countries, one of which is Great Britain. Their one desire is to serve the GB’s National Board and its team of workers involved in direct ministry and through them reach the boys and girls of Britain with the gospel. Please pray for them as they travel to fulfil their duties in the 8 countries of SW Europe.

John Helm

(Treasurer)

He is a chartered accountant and, following 15 years of employment in the City, now runs his own business assisting churches and charities with accounting, finance, governance and building projects. He lives in North London with his wife Natasha and three growing children, attending a local evangelical church with a strong vision for bringing the word of God to the local community.

Fiona Johnston

She was first involved with CEF work 40 years ago in Belfast. Subsequently, she has been involved in children’s and youth work in Northern Ireland, London, Philadelphia and now Cardiff in the various churches her husband, Mark, has served as minister. She is a full time carer for an adult disabled daughter and sometimes teaches French.

Christopher Holt

(Secretary)

He has been linked with CEF in a voluntary capacity for more than 30 years and represents the East London Committee on the Board. Since September 2012 he and his wife Lynn are the Member Care Coordinators of CEF in Europe. He is a deacon at his home church where he is also involved in children’s work, currently as a Sunday School teacher.

Jane Whitfield

She is a solicitor with extensive charity law expertise, advising on legal structures for charities, establishing new charities and dealing with their registration. She was a relative latecomer to the law, having obtained a music degree after leaving school in Devon. She is involved in music and worship at her own church and is keen to use all the gifts God has given her for His glory.

William Randall

He was converted from a non-Christian home. He is married to Hazel and they have two sons. He has been in Christian work for over 25 years, and is currently the Pastor of Hainault Road Baptist Church in east London. He is involved in the local Street Pastors, and has a great interest in sharing his faith with children, young people and their families.

Alleyn Wilson

Alleyn Wilson has moved from Scotland with her husband Paul to Plymouth. She hopes to develop CEF ministry in this city as time allows. This is where Hanne Evans spent several years developing some CEF ministry, before moving to South Wales. Pray that Alleyn will be able to reconnect with the people with whom Hanne worked.

Viv & Margaret Stringer

(CEF Missionaries serving CEF Europe at the HQ in Switzerland)

He is the Business & Finance Manager for CEF Europe.

Russell & Elizabeth Brooks

(CEF Missionaries serving at the CEF Europe HQ in Switzerland)

He is the Director of Development for CEF Europe.

Christopher & Lynn Holt

(CEF Missionaries serving CEF Europe through the HQ in Switzerland)

They are Directors of Member Care throughout Europe.

Eun Sook Geum

(Worker from South Korea)

Since 2003 I’ve been a missionary from South Korea to Britain. I have worked for a few years with the team in East London. A few years ago, I moved to south west London, where I established a new work through training, clubs and other outreaches. I’m now living in North London and exploring new opportunities for ministry.

Hannah Cashman

(Worker from USA)

I am excited to have moved from the USA as a CEF missionary to Scotland in the summer of 2018. I am located to the west of Edinburgh and Livingston. My vision is to see the local churches and believers equipped to reach their communities children with the Gospel, disciple them, and then establish them in the church body. My job is to partner with churches and believers in school’s ministries and outreach opportunities as well as providing resources and training. In a world that is increasingly more secular, where children are hardened to the good news of the Gospel at earlier ages than ever before, it is encouraging to join with believers and support churches in their work to reach the children in their communities with the gospel and to see the children who trust Jesus as their Saviour discipled in the faith. It is my desire to use what tools and experience the Lord has given me so that “the generation to come might know, even the children yet to be born… that they should put their confidence in God.” (Psalm 78:6-8).

We praise the Lord that during the year 2017, over 6000 children heard the Gospel message through the CEF Britain workers and the volunteers who served with the churches in fulfilling the Great Commission. The full report of CEF Britain in 2017 is available for download.

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