Moderator of the Free Churches Group
Revd Dr Hugh Osgood, Moderator of the Free Churches Group, acts as one of the Presidents of Churches Together in England, representing the Free Churches constituency.
General Secretary of the Free Churches Group
Tel: 0203 651 8335, Mob: 07715 176542
Revd Paul Rochester is responsible to serve the Directors and the members. He oversees the implementation of the Free Churches Group agenda, as defined by the Board of Directors, including strategy development and overall management of FCG and its programmes.
Secretary for Prison Chaplaincy and Free Churches Faith Adviser
Bob Wilson is the Free Churches Faith Advisor to both publicly and privately run prisons. This work sees him regularly visiting all 124 establishments across England and Wales for both pastoral support of Prison Chaplains, and to support prison management in their recruitment needs.
Public Affairs adviser
Paul shares responsibility for promoting the work of FCG in the public square including its core business in Prison/Healthcare Chaplaincy and Education. He is helping to connect FCG with key partners that can help in delivering the message of FCG and the denominations it represents.
Secretary for Healthcare Chaplaincy, Free Churches.
Chief Officer of Healthcare Faith and Belief Group.
Tel: 0203 651 8337, Mob: 07818 408241
Debbie Hodge provides leadership on Healthcare Chaplaincy work at a national level for the Free Churches as well as in a multi-faith context.
Sarah leads the Free Churches Education work. Working through expert committees she takes forward a number of strands of work within the Education sector, including Schools and Higher and Further Education from a free church perspective.
T: 0203 651 8334
Sara works as the Education Assistant with the Education Officer involved in developing the Pray for Schools work; as well as the FCG and Further Education and Higher Education Working Groups.
SACRE & LA Representative
PA to Paul Rochester & Sarah Lane Cawte
Tel: 0203 651 8334, Mob: 07957 416484
Sabina has worked with the Free Churches Group for almost 14 years as PA to the General Secretary and PA to the Education Officer. She is also Administrator for the recruitment, nomination and placement of Free Churches Representatives, serving on Local Authority Standing Advisory Councils for Religious Education.
PA to Revd Debbie Hodge & Revd Bob Wilson
Tel: 0203 651 8338, Mob: 07853 287330
Thandar provides the personal assistant support to senior managers of the Free Churches Group (especially for Free Church Prison Chaplaincy and Healthcare Chaplaincy) and administration for the running of the office including the finance and the meeting room rental. She works closely with colleagues to ensure that the office functions effectively and is able to service the customers, managers and directors of FCG.