Rachel G - Director and Co-Founder
20 years experience of ministry in Ukraine with local church connections. Until March 2022 worked as a small animal veterinary surgeon and practice manager.
Church affiliation : Great Victoria Street Baptist Church, Belfast.
Lorna C - Caseworker
Initially formed part of a team connecting members of the Ukrainian Nazarene church with members of the British Nazarene church before joining and sharing resources with Starfish. Alongside this and looking after two pre school aged children, I am a paediatric staff nurse at Sheffield Children’s Hospital.
Church affiliation : Sheffield Church of the Nazarene.
Sarah G - Caseworker
Retired nurse, currently working part time in the family business. Enjoy walking our Cockapoo, Sunny.
Church affiliation : Great Victoria Street Baptist Church.
Ruth L - Caseworker and Visa assistance
Initially formed part of a team connecting members of the Ukrainian Nazarene church with members of the British Nazarene church before joining and sharing resources with Starfish. I work as a Physio and OT support worker at Glasgow Royal Infirmary.
Church affiliation : Parkhead Church of the Nazarene.
Ruby L - Caseworker
Church affiliation : Coagh Baptist
Jude G - Team Support and Church Engagement
Currently working in local government. I’ve visited Ukraine on a number of occasions involving team ministry and had the joy of seeing our daughter Emily marry her Ukrainian husband in Lviv.
Church affiliation : Spa Presbyterian.
Emily T - Caseworker and Co-Founder
I work in Talent Acquisition Reporting and Analytics, but I'm currently on maternity leave. I went to Ukraine with church teams for many years and now I'm married to a Ukrainian man.
Church affiliation : Second Saintfield Presbyterian
Naomi S - Caseworker
Retired radiographer, bridal shop owner and child contact centre coordinator (not all at the same time!). Currently coordinating a clothing bank for Ukrainians and others.
Church affiliation : Ballynahinch Baptist church
Joanne S - Admin Support
Previously worked in the NHS
Church affiliation : Great Victoria Street Baptist
Jean T - Caseworker
Retired social worker.
Church Affiliation : Tempo Methodist church.