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FLOURISH  in  SPIRIT offers 

Founded by Julie Jackson, FLOURISH in Spirit is  a Christ-centred ministry  which seeks to encourage the use of Drama and Creativity in Church and Society.

Flourish’s  Drama Workshops are designed to encourage you to  FLOURISH  in spirit, soul and body,  FLOURISHing in the presence of the Holy Spirit as  you meditate on scripture and spend time with God through Drama.


Flourish in Spirit Contemplative Drama Workshops

Contemplative Drama Workshops use drama to help you and your church in contemplation, bible meditation and prayer. They focus on the creative processes of drama as a means to explore and express our relationship with God rather than  just using drama for performance.   


FLOURISH-IN-SPIRIT Drama Training for Churches

In these One Day Drama Training Workshops, Julie  leads you through experiential, active drama workshops, discussion and teaching to equip leaders in the use drama in your church, youth group and community.

For more information, contact Julie





Julie is an experienced English and Drama teacher and actor. She studied BA English & Drama at Goldsmiths, University of London and took her PGCE in Secondary Education at University of Southampton. 

As well as acting and teaching drama,  Julie enjoys using drama and creativity in prayer, meditation, worship and intercession. She loves to use drama as a way to draw people closer to Jesus and as a means  to  express his love to others. Her vision is to create an informal, safe, non-threatening and inclusive environment where  people can  explore their relationship with God and express their creativity.

Julie preaches and teaches in her local church and leads Creator’s Space: a local ecumenical group exploring: contemplative prayer, creativity, community, environmental issues and the outdoors.

She is currently a freelance English and Drama Teacher and Theatre Practitioner. Through her business, FLOURISH, she provides  Theatre-in-Education  touring One Woman Shows & running Drama Workshops in History and Shakespeare for Primary and Secondary schools. She also teaching adults at Barrow-in-Furness Community Learning & Skills.

You can read about Julie’s Church Background here. She trained in counselling and prayer ministry at Ellel Ministries , is a Friend of the Northumbria Community and enjoys annual visits to Revive, the summer camp of  Ichthus Christian Fellowship.

 You can find out more about Julie, her work and drama experience at the FLOURISH WEBSITE and FLOURISH THEATRE in EDUCATION BLOG

Julie is married, lives in Cumbria and enjoys fell walking, canoeing, singing, reading and textiles. You can follow her on Twitter .


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