Our Staff Team

The staff team here at Christ Church Woodbury are involved in organising and running much of our activities. From youth and children’s work to special all-age events, from keeping track of finances to creating new ways to share God’s love with new people.

Church Administrator – vacancy

We currently have a vacancy in our part-time church administrator role. Please do get in touch using the form on the contact page above if you would like to find out more.

Livi Ju – Children and Families Worker

Livi grew up in Woodbury, and left to study Theology at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. There she met her husband Sammy, they have a little boy called Theo and another one on the way. Livi is very passionate about reaching mums and families and sharing the love of Jesus with them.

Rose Miles – Youth Worker

Rose joined us in 2019 as our youth worker after graduating with a BA in Applied Theology. She is originally from Somerset having trained with SWYM there. Rose loves spending time with the young people at Christ Church, and is passionate about seeing them flourish into the young adults they are meant to be.

Matt Merriam – Community Church Worker

Matt is married to Claire and they have three kids. They moved to East Devon from Somerset in 2019 after over a decade of leading a church plant in a deprived housing estate. He is passionate about equipping people to embrace God’s kingdom in ways that transform ourselves, each other, and the communities we live in. Matt leads the staff team at CCW.

Will Jago – SWYM Trainee

Will has spent the last few years training as an outdoor instructor, working with all ages. He is the new SWYM trainee studying through South West Youth Ministries and is placed at Christ Church to support them in their Youth and Children’s Ministries.