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Facing the Canon: Mark Russell

WED 26 NOV 2014
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Doors open at 6.45pm for a prompt start at 7.30pm

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Christ Church Chorleywood, The Common, Chorleywood, WD3 5SG

  • Refreshments are available in the foyer of The Junction after the event.
  • Please be aware that this event is being filmed for future TV broadcasting.

J.John interviews Mark Russell at an exclusive evening for the TV series Facing the Canon. The event will be hosted by Philo Trust at Christ Church Chorleywood on Wednesday 26th November 2014 at 7.30pm. Please be aware that this event is being filmed for future TV broadcasting.

About Our Guest

In 2006, at the age of 31, Mark Russell was appointed as Chief Executive of Church Army, a leading mission agency of the Anglican Church. In this role he leads a team of over 500 people working across the UK and Ireland. He is a sought-after conference speaker and preacher and has addressed major Christian gatherings all over the world. He has been a contributor to various BBC TV and radio shows, as well as Sky News.

Mark grew up in Northern Ireland and read Law at Queen's University in Belfast. After two years of troubleshooting management in industry, he served for three years as the Youth Pastor of Lurgan Methodist Church in Northern Ireland. Mark developed a pioneering youth work and became chaplain to a high school. In 1999, Mark was awarded the ‘British Gas Tomorrow’s People Award’. This award was presented to him for his cross-community work, bringing Catholic and Protestant young people together across Northern Ireland in the run up to the Good Friday Agreement. In 2000, Mark was appointed as Youth Minister of Christ Church Chorleywood, working with young people across South West Hertfordshire.

In 2004 he was appointed, for a 7-year term, as the youngest member of the Archbishops’ Council, the senior strategic body of the Church of England. Alongside this he was a member of the Church of England’s Parliament, the General Synod. Mark is best known for his passionate commitment to issues facing young people and social justice.

Mark is a natural evangelist, and loves to share his faith with others. He is a member of the Archbishops’ College of Evangelists, and an Honorary Canon of Worcester Cathedral. He sits on the Council of Reference for Fusion and Youth for Christ, and is a member of the Mission and Public Affairs Council of the Church of England.

Mark loves social media, and his Twitter following numbers over 5,000 people (@markrusselluk). He was presented with the ‘Christian Tweeter of the Year Award' in 2013.

In his spare time he loves travelling, the gym and skiing. He enjoys a good red wine, and he is currently planning to stand for Parliament.

Tickets

Tickets are priced at £5. To book tickets call our office on 01923 287777 or click on the link below.

Travel Info

BY CAR
From the M25, Junction 18, take the A404 exit for Chorleywood / Amersham. Follow the road over the traffic lights at the crossroads. The church is on the left, opposite The Gate Pub. There is a large free car park adjacent to Christ Church.

BY TRAIN
Take the Metropolitan Line or Chiltern Line to Chorleywood. Take the exit on the Southbound side, Christ Church is approximately a mile away up the hill and across the common.

Disabled Access

There is full disabled access to this venue. Please let us know before the event if you require any special assistance by emailing admin@philotrust.com.

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