Jason & Ali Shiels
Jason is the Lead Pastor at Liberty and Ali leads the worship ministry team and counselling. Jason leads the preaching and leadership teams at Liberty. They carry a heart to advance the Kingdom of God in and through vibrant local churches, both at Liberty and around the nation(s). Jason has a Masters in Theological studies and is also trained in Theotherapy counselling. Ali has a Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy. They are parents to Kayla, Tarryn & Jayden.
Life Group leaders
Paul & Majella Ferguson
Paul and Majella lead a Life Group in Moneymore. They carry real passion for God and are gifted at helping others develop in God. They have a passion for truth and are innovative and faith-filled leaders. They are parents to Jessica, Joel, Kody and Jaxon.
Jason & Ali Shiels
Jason and Ali also lead a Life Group in Tobermore. They are passionate to see believers flourish in God, and reach out with the gospel of the Kingdom to their friends, family and community.
Matthew & Kayla
– Matt is passionate about the welfare of secondary-level aged young people and understands the unique issues and pressures that they face today. He is a gifted communicator and helps facilitate Youth environments that are vibrant, relevant, fun, safe, and that allow the young people an opportunity to both hang-out but also grow. Matt works in digital design. He is a musician too and has a degree in Theology from Queen’s University and loves to teach and discuss how faith meets life. Matt has been a leader in Summer camps and was an Intern in a year long program in a church in Portadown where he led a vibrant Youth ministry. He heads up the Youth ministry here at Liberty church.
– Kayla is a tender hearted leader with such a heart of compassion and time for people. She works full-time as a social worker and understands the issues that face young people. She is fun-filled and and a great communicator. Together Matt & Kayla lead a dynamic youth team at Liberty.
Ali Shiels – team leader
Matt & Kayla
Chaela leads our King’s Kids ministry at Liberty. She has such a heart for children and is a gifted communicator and facilitator. Chaela loves deeply and is a woman with great vision to see the Kingdom come.
Chaela is also involved in leading a ministry to women and young mums in Mid-Ulster called Blessed . She is the most giving person and loves unconditionally. She is married to Scott and is Mum to Cacie-Angel, Dora and Micah.
Mums & Tots
Majella Ferguson leads the Mums & Tots ministry based in the Liberty church premises in Cookstown. Mums & Tots happens every second Tuesday morning from 10.30am. Majella creates a friendly, hospitable and well-structured morning over a cup of tea/coffee and home-baked goodies. Contact Majella at 07716890993 for any further information or if you would like to attend.
Pamela is the gift of God to those who know her. She is a tender-hearted and loving person who wants to see ladies fly and grow in God. Pamela has worked for years in the fashion industry and is a Mum and Granny. She functions in the gifts of the Holy Spirit and speaks widely.
Wendy moves in a prophetic gifting and is passionate about seeing women experience God’s love and true freedom in Christ. She is a fearless warrior in the Kingdom of God and a loving friend. She too is a Mum and Gran. Wendy also leads a ladies intercessory prayer group, and is a Counsellor trained in Theotherapy at Liberty church.
Pamela and Wendy also organise and facilitate refreshments for Liberty meetings and hospitality for events. A dynamic duo!
Sound & A-V ministry
Stephen, married to Gillian, is a gifted facilitator with a real heart to serve the Lord with excellence. Stephen is highly resourceful and talented at what he does. He is also a musician – bass & keyboard and is part of our worship team with a heart of worship. Stephen helps facilitate many things at Liberty church.
Deyna facilitates Young Adults involving both discipleship and social dimensions. She is a gifted communicator that eminates from a heart after God. She has a BA in Theology and is trained in TEFL. Deyna is passionate for God and is as transparent and authentically real as they come. A gem. Deyna is also a member of the worship and media teams and works with Syrian ladies in our Integrate Language project.
Counselling team – see photos above
Ali Shiels – Leader