At Christ Church Liverpool we’re a church made up of more than 25 nationalities. Below you can meet our staff team - all of us from different parts of the country. 


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Maurice McCracken

Maurice is from Northern Ireland, but is an adopted Scouser now. He’s married to Anna and together they have 3 children. Maurice looks after pastoral care, small groups, Sunday services and the church staff team. In his spare time he enjoys reading novels and reality TV. To connect with Maurice email:




Lindsay Ferguson
Minister for Discipleship & Training

Lindsay is originally from Scotland and initially came to Liverpool to work as a Geologist before moving to Australia. While in Australia she studied for a Ministry Degree and eventually returned to Liverpool in 2010. Lindsay loves walking, swimming, good films, the outdoors, travelling and spending time with family and friends. To connect with Lindsay email:


Jack Popplewell
Project Manager

Originally from Leeds, Jack moved to Liverpool to study Business, where he met and married his wife, Sarah. After university, Jack worked in banking and chemical distribution, before taking a 6 month sabbatical in India with Sarah, working with victims of human trafficking. Currently Jack lives in North Liverpool with his wife and 2 kids. To Connect with Jack email:


Anna Stilton
AT3 Apprentice

After coming to Liverpool for a Geography degree, Anna worked at Christ Church Liverpool as a Ministry Intern and is currently our Children’s Ministry Apprentice. Alongside this she is also studying for a GDip in Theology with Union. In her spare time Anna enjoys reading crime fiction, walks and meeting up with friends. To connect with Anna email:


Naomi Shin
Student Worker

Naomi is from Cumbria and leads our Student Ministry and Summer Internship Programme with AT3. She is married to Daniel and together they love travelling. Naomi also enjoys football and coffee shops! To connect with Naomi email:



Sarah Oliver
yConnect Leader

Sarah moved to Liverpool to study Nursing and loved it so much she stayed! Volunteering 2 days a week to work with young people within the yConnect Ministry, she also works as a nurse at the Royal Liverpool Hospital 3 days a week. Sarah enjoys baking and was even awarded our ‘Star Baker’ at a ‘Bake Off’ fundraising event to support mission work! To Connect with Sarah email: