This year we have a fantastic line-up of speakers. Some will be LIVE talks/interviews and others will be pre-recorded especially for our weekend.

More speakers to be announced over the coming months.

Lizzy Woolf – Rector of St Georges Leeds

Lizzy Woolf

Daniel McGinnis – Vice Principle of St Hild College


Daniel studied History and Religious Studies as an undergraduate at Baylor University in America.  He then went on to earn an MA and PhD in Biblical Studies from Sheffield University, focusing on first century Greco-Roman culture and the book of Acts.  He has a background in leading student ministry and planted a church in Sheffield in 2005, which he led and developed for the next 8 years.  After that, he founded the Leeds School of Theology, which he continues to direct, and was involved in the leadership of St Barnabas Theological Centre.  Since January 2017 he has been Vice-Principal of St Hild College, focused primarily on the Sheffield Barnabas Teaching Centre, where he also leads modules in Bible in Context and New Testament Greek. He lives in north Sheffield with his wife Jeannie and their two children, Madeline and Aiden.

John McGinley – Leader of Holy Trinity Leicester


Gareth and Lizz Robinson (via Video)

Gareth and Lizzy Robinson

Gareth and Lizzy Robinson are the team leaders of Saint Philips Chapel Street Church, Manchester. Saint Philips was planted in 2016 as a Resourcing Church. Prior to this, they planted Glo Church in 2011 (www.glochurch.org). Gareth is an ordained Church of England minister and has a background in worship leading; Lizzy’s background is in community development, from which Lizzy set up an award-winning charity working in partnership with Glo Church.

Pete and Bee Hughes (via Video)


Pete and Bee Hughes are Lead Pastors of Kings Cross Church (KXC) in London (www.kxc.org.uk).

KXC was planted out of St Mary’s Bryanston Square on the 14th February 2010. Commissioned by the Bishop of London, Pete and Bee Hughes were sent out from St Mary’s with a small group of leaders and a simple vision: to recklessly give themselves away to God, each other and the people of King’s Cross and beyond.

Discover more about their STORY…

KXC 5th Birthday – The Story So Far from KXC on Vimeo.