Lucie Hutson

Lucie has many years experience in Christian ministry and mission, including several years living overseas.  She is delighted to be able to offer her skills, knowledge and expertise to enable individuals and groups to develop professionally, spiritually and ministerially.  Please take a look below to see how Lucie may help you.

Nature Connections

Speaking, preaching or teaching on nature connections and the importance of this.  The ideas and values of Muddy Church and how our wondering with God allows changes to behaviour and actions.  Theologically based and practically applied - going beyond environmental education to global transformation.

Ministry with Children

Lucie has been a specialist tutor in the theology of working with children for over 5 years.  This teaching is developed from over two decades of practical experience.  Lucie believes in a child centred, holistic approach which encourages the voice of the child.  Articles, speaking and preaching are all available.  Lucie has also developed a 5 session training course (online or in-face) based at levels 3-7.  Incorporating ideas from Montessori and educational models this is designed to help volunteers and workers to engage in fresh ways understanding theology and practice.

Intergenerational Ministry

Lucie has taught at levels 3-7 (A-level to post graduate) on the theology and practice of intergenerational ministry.  Having over 20 years experience Lucie has used this to develop online or face-to-face training suitable for individuals or groups.  

Muddy Church

Lucie began Muddy Church as part of developing mission to the community almost five years ago.  Over the years it has grown, evolved and engaged with people all over the UK and beyond.  Muddy Church is not just a response for something to do during the Coronavirus crisis but offers a space for learning, development and community.  

Lucie is available to speak, write, teach or preach using her experiences as well as offering training for groups and individuals.  This explores the values, ethos, practicalities and theology.

Mission in the Community

Lucie has an MA in Mission, Ministry and Practice and has studied this based both within the UK and overseas.  Having developed pioneering community mission opportunities Lucie is able to speak of the joys and challenges.  Available for articles, speaking, teaching including online modules and preaching.

Presentation Approach

Lucie specialises in creativity and play and believes this is a way to engage people in learning at a range of levels.  Many people have had differing experiences of learning and Lucie seeks to find appropriate ways to help people to develop their personal and professional skills.   

Lucie believes in assisting people on their journey of faith and learning, to walk alongside individuals.  All of Lucie's speaking, preaching and teaching will offer interactive and engaging presentations for all people.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Lucie is a university lecturer, specialising in working with children and young people.

She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Lucie attained a distinction at Master level in Ministry, Mission and Practice with theology.  Her research was based around an Autoethnography about Third Culture Kids entitled 'A Journey Home'.  This engaged with the challenges of missionary life for children and families both in sending and support.

OTHER POST GRADUATE QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education - with research based on the effects of Ofsted on young people.

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Children & Young People's Worlds (Integrated Practice). 

Lucie received a first class in BA (Honours) in Youth and Community Work with Applied Theology.  This was attained alongside practical work with young people in a variety of settings including rural, trans-Atlantic and young offenders.  Lucie is also JNC qualified in youthwork.

Lucie has qualifications in Play work, Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Higher Level Teaching Assistant.  Her experience has been in both faith based and secular settings including Montessori school, primary and secondary schools.

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