Lesley-Ann Wilson

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Expertise: expository preaching on Biblical texts, church history, passion of Christ as depicted by artists, Biblical storytelling – workshops, Relationship evangelism, prayer & spiritual disciplines, breaking bread – encouraging others through food & hospitality, pastoral care topics within a biblical framework & Christian healing from sexual abuse

Qualifications: Master of Divinity, Queen’s University Belfast (2009); Post-graduate Certificate University Teaching (2001) University of Ulster; Master of Social Science, Heritage Management, University of Birmingham (1996); BA Hons History of Modern Art, Design and Film (1988), University of Northumbria.

Speaking Experience: Large event, Small event, Panel, Facilitated sessions, Host/MC, Workshop/Breakout, Theological training, Academic talk, Member of a board

Bio: Lesley-Ann graduated in History of Modern Art, Design and Film in 1988. She had a career in arts and cultural management which culminated in her role as a University Lecturer in 2000 and her appointment to the Board of the National Museums of Northern Ireland. She pursued a call into ordained ministry within the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and began training in 2006 at Regent College, Vancouver completing her Masters in Divinity at Queen’s University Belfast. She was ordained in 2011 as Associate Minister in Comber, County Down and served as the Minister of Ballycrochan Presbyterian Church, Bangor, County Down from 2015-2020. Following a cancer diagnosis which involved a lengthy treatment plan, she now focuses on creative projects and works as a freelance writer, speaker and biblical storyteller. Lesley-Ann currently works part-time as a Chaplain in Juvenile Justice and also serves on the board of the Bible Society Northern Ireland in the area of Bible engagement.

Contact: lesley-annwilson@hotmail.co.uk
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