Our People

Please find below an introduction to our leaders and staff members.

David Hull   Tim Woolley 1

David Hull


Tim Woolley

The Revd Dr David A Hull is a Methodist minister who has served in the worlds of church and education.  Continuing to be a minister in Full Connexion with the British Methodist Conference, he currently serves within the Free Methodist Church UK as Associate Pastor of Freedom Church Bristol, based in Kingswood. He is Chair of Methodist Evangelicals Together and the inter-denominational mission organisation Share Jesus International, and is a member of the Evangelical Alliance Council. David is married to Sarah and they have three daughters.



The Revd Dr Tim Woolley is a Methodist minister currently serving as Superintendent of the Hinckley Methodist Circuit.  He is passionate about mission and evangelism, Nonconformist church history and theological education. He lectures at Cliff College in Wesleyan Theology and Spirituality and is a Research Associate at Wesley House, Cambridge. He is a keen supporter of Warwickshire County Cricket and Birmingham City F.C. Tim lives in Leicestershire with his wife Hilary and two children.


Marian Izzard   Derek Balsdon

Marian Izzard


Derek Balsdon

Mrs Marian Izzard is delighted to serve MET as Administrator, and also remains as General Secretary for MET.
She lives on the Isle of Wight where her husband John is Superintendent Minister for the island. Apart from being a wonderful island to explore, they are both very excited about the immense opportunities that the island offers in terms of mission and outreach working with the Methodist churches and with the Churches Together Groups.




The Revd Derek Balsdon is a Methodist minister, currently serving MET as Development Worker, This follows 26 years of circuit ministry, which included serving in Gloucestershire, Cornwall and on the Staffordshire/Cheshire border. This role, funded by MET, seeks to provide a resource to develop the evangelical witness in Methodism. He is available to preach, lead Continuing Local Preacher Development, circuit and church weekends, staff retreats and speak about MET in Synods and other conferences. His special interests are prayer, preaching, healing and wholeness. He is married to Hilary, and they have three adult children.

Lynn Petersen 4

Lynn Petersen


Lynn is a lay worker at The King's Cross
Church in the Doncaster Circuit, and has
been managing the church's community
project, The Junction, for the last five years.
Her heart is to see people coming to faith
and growing and maturing in their discipleship.


David Hull, Tim Woolley and Lynn Petersen.

Other MET Exec Members and Officers

Equipping for Ministry Presbyter Support- Len Pereira

Equipping for Ministry Diaconal Support - Julie Morton

Praying Always - Vacant

Global Fellowship Group Representative - Ayodeji Okegbile

Theology and Research - Ed Mackenzie

Prayer Conference - Kevin Jones

Safeguarding - Marian Izzard

Administrator - Marian Izzard

Magazine Designer - Daniel Watson

Website and Database - Church Insight

Book-keeper - Fiona Budd

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