Meet The GBIYM Team
National Youth Director
Adrian Hall is an avid photographer and musician, dedicated to see this apostolic generation take their place in the kingdom of God. Given a worthy cause, he can cycle great distances to meet the goal without fail! In his free time, talks over a cup of coffee is certainly the way to go.
National Youth Secretary/Treasurer
Carla Closa is a wife and a mum of 2. Born in the Philippines, she came to the UK with her family when she was 14. She is currently serving in the Music and SMT Department in her local church. She strives to encourage the young people to get involved in church work and to do so with willingness and commitment. She’s passionate about different cultures and loves getting to know them through their food and music.
National Youth Prayer Coordinator
Samantha J Cruzada
Sam is an avid foodie, trying different cuisines is her idea of adventure. Though, she would not say no to travelling the world. Originally from the Philippines, she moved to the UK when she was eight. She now calls Exeter, a quaint city in Devon home. Currently serving as the youth leader in her local church, she is excited to see revival amongst the young people, all across the British Isles and beyond.
Campus Ministry Director
Patrick is from the United States but has lived in the UK since he was 10. His passion for campus ministry was spawned from being a student and wishing he had some help in navigating what to do. He and his wife, Jodie, have the opportunity to ensure that students get that help now!
Bible Quizzing Director
Mary-Catherine with her husband James and 2 girls, Cayla and Alexa, pastor the work at New Life Church in Glasgow Scotland. Bible Quizzing has always been a passion for her and is encouraged by what God is doing in the young people as they seek to study the word of God. She enjoys a well made cup of coffee or tea and listening to various styles of music.
London & South District Youth Leader
Jose & Elizabeth Bedoya
Jose (Colombian) & Elizabeth (Ecuadorian) are involved in the day-to-day running of their church where they serve as youth leaders. Jose assists his Pastor with ministry and Elizabeth leads the worship team, and is also the church secretary. They both love to serve.
Central District Youth Leader
Kelyne & Rhiannon Tibenda
Kelyne and Rhiannon attend Birmingham Lighthouse where Kelyne serves as Senior Pastor and Rhiannon serves on the National Music Department. They have a heart to reach the young people of the Central District and see lives changed, renewed and restored in the mighty name of Jesus.
Northern District Youth Leader
Samuel Sanni was born in Greece and currently serves as Youth Pastor in his local church in Ireland. He developed a love for music at an early age and has recently released his singles. Sam enjoys playing basketball and also dabbles in photography and videography.