ABOUT US

WHO

are we?

The Lighthouse Project is a well established Christian Charity working in association with Scripture Union. The charity exists to serve the schools of Crawley whilst sharing the Christian faith and values.

The work of The Lighthouse Project originally started 20 years ago and works in partnership with local churches. The charity currently works in 23 schools across Crawley and is made up of paid staff and volunteers.

Staff

Lizzie Ashley (Project Leader)

Lizzie became the Project Leader for The Lighthouse Project in September 2016. She is married and has 1 daughter. Lizzie has worked with young people for the past 14 years. Her previous experience includes church youth work, working with vulnerable children and roles within the school environment.

Liz Burston
(Primary Assembly Coordinator)

Liz has been a Primary Schools Worker for The Lighthouse Project since February 2016. She is married and has 3 daughters. Liz has been involved in children’s work, either voluntarily or in a paid position, for all of her working life.

Becky Sanders
(Primary RE and Lunch Club Coordinator)

Becky was volunteering with The Lighthouse Project before joining the staff team in September 2019. Becky is married with 2 children. She has a lot of experience in working with children in Primary Schools.

Michelle Wainwright (Secondary Schools Coordinator)

Michelle has worked with young people for 15 years in both voluntary and paid roles, including 9 years in a Secondary School. She is married and loves going on adventures with her husband. She is part of Broadfield Christian Fellowship.

Trustees

Our Trustees are church leaders and members of local church congregations in Crawley. They are as follows:

Rosemary Benwell (Chair of Trustees)

Ian Hancock

Ian Johnson

Richard Poole

Steve Burston

Kevin Taylor

Sue Lindridge

Viv Evans

 

WHAT

do we do?

The Lighthouse Project works in partnership with local churches to support schools by promoting spiritual, moral and cultural development. We do this is a variety of ways, including:
  • Collective Worship which has a Christian character
  • Lunch clubs
  • Prayer Spaces
  • It’s Your Move (year 6 transition programme)
  • Eliv8 Mentoring Programme
  • Easter and Christmas Explored
  • Relationship and Sex Education
As a charity we do rely upon churches and individuals giving financially. If you would like to make a one-off donation towards the work of The Lighthouse Project then just click the ‘donate’ link below. Alternatively, if you would like more information about how to give regularly then please contact us at admin@lighthouseprojectcrawley.org