John Surtees

Communications Officer

John was born in London and raised in France near Paris. At the age of eleven he returned to his family roots in Scotland and since 2006 he has been a member at Niddrie Community Church. John spent four and a half years as an RAF Regiment Gunner, including six months in Afghanistan in 2009. Since leaving the military John has worked for a church planting organisation called 20schemes, before joining SASRA at the start of 2015.

As the Scotland Area Representative John is the link between the Scottish Scripture Readers and the supporters. His responsibilities include planning and delivering meetings and events all across Scotland as well as corresponding with our many supporters. In co-ordination with the Operations Director, John aims to raise the profile of SASRA in Scotland, and effectively communicate to the Christian public the vision and aims of SASRA, in order to foster partnerships with churches.

John lives in Edinburgh with his wife Demi and their dog and three cats.

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Tel - 0131 610 2169

PO Box 28141


EH16 9BS