Meet the Team

Gap Year Team
Amy

My birthday is: 26th October
I am from: Warrington
My favourite piece of scripture is: 1 John 3:11
An interesting fact about me: I know all the words to the film Mean Girls from start to finish.
I joined the Animate team because: I want to deepen my own faith and be able to share it with young people.

Gap Year Team
Ellie

My birthday is: 21st April
I am from: Golborne
My favourite piece of scripture is: Psalm 46:1-2
An interesting fact about me: I’ve been in a bands music video
I joined the Animate team because: Since High School I have wanted to join the Animate Team. I would like to inspire other young people, just like I was. I want to explore, deepen my own faith and grow in confidence.

Director
Fr. Simon

My birthday is: Valentine’s Day
I am from: Chorley
My favourite piece of scripture is: Jn 20:17 (People who know me will understand)
An interesting fact about me: I managed to teach English in Russia without knowing any Russian
I joined the Animate team because: The whole ‘obedience’ thing…

Administrator
Jan

My birthday is: 5th Feb
I am from: Newton Le Willows
My favourite piece of scripture is: Luke 24
An interesting fact about me: I once shared a stage with a famous Country singer!
I joined the Animate team because:  It was fate!

Gap Year Team
Jonno

My birthday is: 26th July
I am from: Upholland
My favourite piece of scripture is: Jeremiah 29:11
An interesting fact about me: I once shared a meal with Gordon Ramsey
I joined the Animate team because: I feel like working with over 10,000 young people is going to be inspiring for me and to my faith and to be able to share that with the young people. 

Team Co-ordinator
Lauren

My Birthday is: 22nd February
I am from: Fleetwood
My Favourite piece of Scripture: Jeremiah 29:11
An interesting fact about me is: I will literally try to play any instrument that has strings… Guitar, Ukulele, Mandolin… I love instruments!
I joined the Animate Team because: I have had a great year working with young people within the Lancaster Diocese, so I look forward to joining another great team of youth workers and getting to know others within the Liverpool Diocese!!

Gap Year Team
Peter

My birthday is: 26th January
I am from: Liverpool
My favourite piece of scripture is: Luke 23:40-43
An interesting fact about me: I’m the bassist in an Alt-Rock band called RIVIA.
I joined the Animate team because: My life took quite a ‘shocking turn’ a few months prior to joining, which gave me a lot of time to think about the rest of my life…I thought joining a catholic community, where my faith could grow and be supported would be a good next step to take.

Team Leader
Sarah

My birthday is: 6th September
I am from: Crosby, Liverpool
My favourite piece of scripture is: 1 Corinthians 13:13 
An interesting fact about me: I have a Physics degree
I joined the Animate team because: After my degree I wanted to go into teaching but had little experience working with young people, so I joined the team to gain that experience. 

Team Co-ordinator
Tom

My birthday is: 27th April
I am from: Liverpool
My favourite piece of scripture is: 2 Timothy 1:7
An interesting fact about me: I once broke a plane
I joined the Animate team because: To share my faith with young people