Alton Webteam: September 2017
Alison (Ali) Wright has been appointed by the Parish of the Resurrection as Youth Minister and has recently started work in Alton. She's begun by learning about the youth work already taking place and the leaders to contact. She will work alongside Lynne Power, the Schools' Minister, and will have a role throughout GAP for the 11-18 age group and at Alton College which has been without a dedicated chaplain for some time.
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