Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence

New: Listen: A Prayer Guide for Listening to Young People


We are incredibly excited to launch 'Listen' a short video and accompanying prayer guide to help you reflect on listening to young people. You can download a digital version of the prayer guide here and watch the video below. It is also included within the October - November edition of We Pray and the Youth Advisory Team have some physical copies. To obtain one contact the relevant youth adviser below.


Youth Advisers

Each Episcopal area across the Diocese has its own Youth Adviser. Our Youth Advisory team are there to help you in your ministry to young people and would love to hear from you

Dot Salmon: Youth Adviser for Bradwell Colchester Area


Dot covers the North of the Diocese which includes Colchester, Witham, Braintree, Harwich, Dunmow & Stansted, Hinkford, Saffron Walden and St Osyth.

Dot is passionate about supporting the churches and organisations in the area with all things related to youth work and ministry. She is a source of support and advice for recruiting youth workers, running training and developing best practice, she is available as a mentor, and can support in developing and reviewing youth work strategy. Dot is keen to visit, pray for and encourage churches, projects and provisions in the area so please do contact her, whether it’s to ask for advice and support or even just to share good news!


 Bradwell Episcopal Area

(The Bradwell Area) covers the South East of the Diocese which includes Chelmsford, Southend, the Dengie Peninsula, Basildon, Thurrock, Brentwood and everywhere in between. For information, support and advice on children and youth work in the first instance please contact Emma Anderton: who will be in touch and connect you with the appropriate children or youth advisor. 

Emma AndertonEmma Anderton - Children and Families Missioner for the Barking Episcopal Area (Also covering Youth)

Email: Tel: 07903 831965

Emma Anderton, Children and Families Missioner in the Barking Area, also covers youth. Emma is keen to support churches with their youth work by helping churches to listen to young people and think creatively about starting youth work, suggesting resources and organisations, helping connect churches together speaking to your PCC and hearing your stories of youth work.

The Barking Area covers the south west of the Diocese: Barking and Dagenham, Epping Forest and Ongar, Harlow, Havering, Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest.


Residential Centres

Fellowship Afloat, Tollesbury

Fellowship Afloat are a charity offering outdoor adventure activities and residential trips on their lightship in Tollesbury.

For more information visit

Related Links

For more information please contact Dot Salmon
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