Christine has been with the Nazareth Trust since moving from the UK to Israel. She graduated with a law degree from Aberystwyth University in Wales and later added a diploma in Grief and Bereavement Counselling. As Director of SERVE Nazareth, Christine oversees the programme and, alongside her colleague Jane, takes care of the volunteers who come to serve from around the world. She is also active in pastoral care for hospital staff and loves having the opportunity to minister and pray with people of all backgrounds.
As the Spiritual Director of the Nazareth Trust, Frank is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the spiritual care programme, together with the Pastoral Care Team of the Trust. Their role is to strengthen the Christian life and witness of the organisation in a culturally sensitive way through spiritual nurturing and support. Prior to joining the Nazareth Trust Frank was the General Secretary of the Free Churches Group in the UK and prior to lived in South Africa, where he worked in various roles related to peace-building, conflict resolution and reconciliation.
Lourens has been involved in faith-based ministries and NGO's in the Middle East for over a decade. He graduated from Queen's University Belfast with a Business Management degree in 2012 and, more recently, completed his master's degree in Theology & Religious Studies at the Evangelical Theological Faculty in Leuven. As Pastoral Care Coordinator of SERVE Nazareth, Lourens is recruiting and training volunteers for the Pastoral Care ministry and is grateful to be part of this ministry of prayer and presence.