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Exmoor Youth Project is a charity founded and run by the Churches in the Exmoor AND wEST sOMERSET area. Rooted in our Christian values, we hope to enable every child and young person to grow as whole people in body, soul and spirit.


Schools,Youth and Development Worker- Jess James

Jess has worked for the Exmoor Youth Project since September 2012, and has a JNC Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work and Ministry. She also recently completed a course in Pioneer ministry and has been recognised as a local Lay Pioneer. Jess also has a chaplaincy role in 3 our of schools.

She has been volunteering at church events and youth groups from a young age, and before working for the project was a volunteer assistant youth worker for the Grimsby and Cleethorpes Methodist Circuit.

Jess absolutely loves working for EYP and enjoys the opportunities of working in lots of different schools and churches across Exmoor and West Somerset.


Children and families Worker- Lynne Barton
Lynne joined the project team in August 2016. She has played a large part in the children and families team at St Andrews Church in Minehead for over a decade now and wanted the opportunity to work with more young people throughout Exmoor and the surrounding areas.
Lynne is enjoying being able to work in many more of the local schools and churches.

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