Central and East - The Message

Central and East

In Central and East, we are passionate about sharing the gospel with young people and partnering with the local church through our different ministry areas.

Bringing Message Enterprise to Yorkshire

We’ve recently secured a building in Sheffield from which we’re planning to launch our enterprise work in South Yorkshire offering fair pay, training, specialised pastoral care and discipleship to ex-offenders and those at risk of re-offending. From the building we hope to provide an enterprise centre, rented offices as well as an events space. Watch the video below to find out more. You can help us turn this vision into a reality by supporting the work here.

Upcoming Events

We don’t have any events scheduled at the moment – check back soon.

What We Do


Meet the Team

Matt Leeder

Hub Leader

Sarah Belcher

Assistant Hub Leader

Josh Wheeler

Operations and Development Manager

Janet Ayres


Jack Webster

Message Bus Manager

Lydia Daubney

Schools Team Leader


Message prisons worker

Building Relationships From Day One

Despite the lockdowns of 2020 our prisons work has continued to grow. We caught up with Mark, our new Young Offender Outreach Worker for the Central and East hub to hear about what he’s been up to.

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Putting Down Roots

As well as spending their days meeting the practical needs of their communities during the pandemic, our Eden teams have also been tirelessly pointing their neighbours to Jesus. We caught up with Eden Buttershaw’s new team leader, Matt Law, to find out what’s been happening for young people in Bradford.

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