Sam is new to Coulby Newham, but not new to Middlesbrough and the North. He has lived all over, but since being a student in York, the church in the North has always been in his heart.
After training at St Hild College, Mirfield and working at St Paul’s Holgate, he took up a curacy at St Barnabas, Linthorpe.
Not wanting to leave Middlesbrough after his curacy, Sam was eager to be part of the new strategy to reach people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s.
Now he’s moving to Coulby Newham where he will be finding out what the church is already doing, learning about peoples’ hopes and dreams for the area, and getting involved in reaching younger adults.