SHINE is a partnership between several organisations right across the UK and Ireland.
Click below to find out more about us and the ministries we are involved with.
Scripture Union England and Wales
Scripture Union Northern Ireland
Scripture Union Scotland
Crown Jesus Ministries
Logos Ministries International
Meet the team
Stee Halliday works for Crown Jesus Ministries as the Youth and School’s Coordinator. He lives in Killinchy, is married to the lovely Carey and has two daughters called Sophia and Aria. They currently live with 5 dogs, 3 horses, 2 donkeys, 2 cats, 1 pony and 1 miniature shetland! He is also a huge sports fan with a particular passion for football and snooker. Stee loves teaching young people about God and engaging with outreach programmes in schools.
Phil Howe works for Scripture Union Northern Ireland as the Training & Resources Manager and lives in the mighty Carrickfergus, is married to the beautiful Lindsay and father of the awesome Oliver and Theo! He loves all things sport and is a Man United and Ulster Rugby fan. He enjoys reading and listening to quality podcasts. His passion is opening up the Bible with young people and making Jesus real to them.
Danny works for LMI. He is the Youth & Schools Outreach worker, and also trains church leaders overseas. He lives in a little village called Dromara, in the Mourne mountains, and is married to his wife Faith. They have 3 children called Annabelle, Jonah & Charlotte. In his spare time Danny loves hiking in the mountains. He is also a huge football fan, supporting Liverpool. He also hosts a weekly podcast talking about all things Liverpool FC. Danny has a passion for mission, exploring the bible with young people, and helping them see the reality of it for their lives.
Geoff works for Scripture Union England and Wales as a Schools Development Worker and is based in NE England. He is married to the amazing Sarah and they have two fantastic teenagers Joel and Hannah. He enjoys time with the family, watching films, cycling and did the Great North Run in 2016 – but does not enjoy running!! Geoff is keen to see young people live for God at school and make a difference for him there.
Emily pioneered the Bus Stop project in York. She is a qualified double-decker bus driver and the project uses the bus to enable young people to explore the Christian faith and get to know God better. She is passionate about helping young people discover who God has made them to be. Originally from Filey on the beautiful East Yorkshire coast, Emily has recently got married and moved to Newcastle with her husband Luke.
Jonny Somerville (@jonnysomers) is a Dublin native who’s served with Scripture Union Ireland for more than ten years working in Irish schools and churches across denominations. He’s passionate about faith development and giving young people the opportunity to explore their faith. Jonny has recently developed Scripture Union’s NUA, an 8 part film series that encourages questions, acknowledges doubt, and offers an engaging perspective on the Christian faith. (nuafilmseries.ie)
Susie works for Scripture Union Scotland as a Regional Worker. She loves talking, particularly about Jesus, and is a massive fan of exploring life’s tricky questions in depth. Her small talk is terrible! When not at work you’ll find Susie baking, playing with her rabbits Pepsi and Cola, or enjoying games with friends and family.
Eilidh Horn is a SU Scotland volunteer from Glasgow and works part time as a children’s ministry trainee at Kirkintilloch Baptist Church as well as a part time maths tutor. She has a passion for helping children and young people strive to follow Jesus and respond to the significance of God’s word. Eilidh absolutely loves anything to do with Disney and music – she plays clarinet, piano, guitar and sings! In her spare time she likes to catch up with friends, going on walks and out for meals, and of course volunteering with SU Scotland!!