The Generous Giving team is delighted to welcome Phil McBride as the new Generous Giving Officer.

Phil joins the team as Generous Giving Officer having worked as a teacher for the past 25 years. He also brings experience as a Treasurer at a number of churches in the York as well as his enthusiasm to help promote mechanisms to enable accessible giving.

Phil joins Generous Giving Adviser Sammi Tooze as the Generous Giving team begin delivering a new strategy to help encourage generosity across our diocesan family of churches. Sammi, who coordinates the work of the team, comments,

"I am so pleased to be welcoming Phil to this important stream of work. Phil brings with him great expertise and energy, and we're really looking forward to him working with us in continuing to grow the ministry of generosity across our diocesan churches.

"Phil's experience in encouraging giving in the life of local churches will bring enormous value in helping us all to grow the resources which enable our mission and help us to live Christ's story in our local places."

When asked what he is looking forward to most about his new role, Phil commented,

“I am so pleased to be starting this new role working within the Generous Giving team. I cannot wait to be visiting churches and working with them to see what God has in plan for giving and growing generosity!”

We are very pleased to be welcoming Phil, and pray for him as he settles into his new role.

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