Andy Osenton


Hi! I'm Andy Osenton, director of Wearside Youth for Christ. I'm a southerner by birth but have lived in Sunderland since 1997 when I started work with WYFC. I'm married to Faye and live in Silksworth. I attend Calvary Christian Fellowship where I am involved in the youth work.

Peter Wallace 

Comms & Admin

Hi! I'm Peter Wallace. I am the Assistant to the Pastor at Enon Baptist Church but I also work 1 day a week for Wearside YFC as the Comms and Admin assistant. Previously I studied Theology at Moorlands Bible College.

Pathy Burin

Primary School Project Volunteer

Hi!  I’m Pathy and I’m from sunny Valencia (Spain), I’ve been in the UK for 11 years!  I'm married to Simon and we have two amazing girls, Alicia (6) and Amelie (4). We both went to Moorlands College and we’ve been part of Enon Baptist church for the last 5 years. I love seeing churches connect with their local schools and seeing the lives of young people being transformed by the love of Jesus.

John Kirby

Schools Volunteer

Laura Crane 

Primary Project Worker

Laura is new to the team. She is overseeing the Primary School Project! 

Marie Gace

School Friend

I'm Marie and I am currently a member at Bethany Christian Centre in houghton-le-spring. Before retiring I spent many years as a nurse. Now I enjoy spending time with and serving children. As such I often go into Thornhill as a "School Friend".

Margaret Steele

Schools Volunteer

I'm Margaret and I used to be a lunch time supervisor at Thornhill School though still continue there now as a cleaner. I love walking and help at Thornhill as a "School Friend".


Sport Worker and Church Partner

Julie Johnson

Primary School Project Volunteer

I'm Julie and I worship at Bethany City Church. I am married with two children. I work at Venerable Bede School and feel passionate about supporting local churches to connect with young people.


Stuart Main

Louise McQuillan

Jean Crow


Brian Jones

Geoff Forster

Charity Number: 1086635