The Spring Harvest Planning Group have joint responsibility for the formulation of the theme and teaching material and spiritual oversight for Spring Harvest. They meet formally around eight times a year.
Members of the Board are the legal stewards of the charity Essential Christian (the parent organisation of Spring Harvest) and are responsible for the spiritual oversight and decision making regarding the future of the organisation.
Wendy is the Relationship Manager for Spring Harvest. She spent most of her career in the Christian publishing industry, working for Hachette US, Hodder & Stoughton and Alpha International. She loves networking and connecting people and is particularly good at lunching.
Yemi is passionate about working where the worlds of charity, ministry, business, social justice, media and mission collide. Director of the One People Commission, associate director for HOPE, global ambassador for Compassion UK and a worldwide strategic advisor. An Anglican priest, Pentecostal pastor, and proudly married to Simi with four beautiful girls.
Lisa is lead minister at Skipton Baptist Church, part of the Spring Harvest Planning Group and a member of the EA Council. Her main passion is making the Bible come alive and be real to people. She is also involved in Fresh Streams (a Baptist leaders’ network) and in Scargill House (an interdenominational retreat centre).
Martin is senior minister of Rising Brook Baptist Church in Stafford. The church’s emphasis on mission as social action has led to community projects being established, and ongoing cross-cultural mission overseas. Martin also supports Christians in the arts through leadership and teaching.
Tarn is committed to community renewal through relationships, reform and innovation. With a FTSE100 background and 15 years' ministerial experience, she invests into high impact organisations such as Chapel Street, Love146 Europe and Hope Citadel Ltd. She is an adoptive mother of two terrific toddlers.
Peter is the Executive Vice-Chair of Essential Christian which has a number of divisions including Spring Harvest and Elevation Resources. He has been involved in Christian music for over 20 years and is a worship leader in his local church.
Elaine is the Chief Executive of the Scottish Bible Society. Elaine’s passion is to help people know God better through engaging with the Bible. Originally from Cumbria, Elaine now lives and works in Scotland. She love being outdoors, usually walking her pal’s two dogs.
Married to Alison, David is Managing Director of a software company based on the Isle of Man. He brings his business skills and deep Christian commitment to the work of the Board of Directors. David and Alison spend much of their time on Friends and Heroes, a major project to produce a world-class animated Bible story series.
Geoff comes from a business background and held directorships with Christian publishing companies, copyright licensing and other Christian organisations. He has founded and is currently running Quicken Trust with his wife Geraldine, a charity transforming lives of orphans in rural Uganda.
Event solutions for conferences and events
Mission centre care and support in Ukraine
Collective worship assembly material for schools and churches
Music publishing and copyright administration worldwide
Christian holidays in France
Essential Christian, registered charity number 1126997, a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, number 06667924.