Ruth Perrin


Ruth Perrin is a Research Fellow at St John’s College, Durham University, an associate staff member at King’s Church Durham and a trainer in Christian leadership. She has 20 years ministry experience primarily (though not exclusively) with students and young adults. She speaks regularly at national and international events.

Ruth has a degree in History from the University of Leeds (1991) and a PGCE from the University of York (1992). Both her MA in Theology and Ministry (2007) and PhD in Theology and Religion (2016) were awarded by the University of Durham.

Ruth has worked with…

Organisations, Charities and Theological Colleges

  • Evangelical Alliance
  • London Institute for Contemporary Christianity
  • Ministry Division (Church of England)
  • Fusion
  • UCCF
  • Friends International
  • New Wine
  • Westminster Theological Centre (WTC Theology)
  • Cranmer Hall (Durham)
  • Ridley Hall (Cambridge)
  • Wycliffe Hall (Oxford)
  • Cliff College (Derby)
  • St Mellitus College (London)
  • St Hild College (Mirfield)
  • The Light College & Collective (Chester)
  • NLA University College (Bergen – Norway)
  • Junction 42 (Newcastle upon Tyne)
  • Theology for Everyone – Teeside
  • Christian Dental Fellowship

Churches & Diocese

  • Cirencester Baptist Church
  • Christ Church Denton
  • King’s Church Durham
  • South Parade Baptist Church – Leeds
  • Chapel Allerton Baptist Church – Leeds
  • Holy Trinity – Leicester
  • All Saints – Marple
  • Cornerstone – Newcastle upon Tyne
  • St Aldate’s – Oxford
  • St Andrew’s – Oxford
  • The Eccles – Sheffield
  • St John’s Chapeltown – Sheffield
  • St John the Evangelist – Waterbeach
  • St Michael Le Belfrey – York
  • Diocese of Ely
  • Diocese of Chester
  • Diocese of Durham
  • Diocese of Leicester

Professional Memberships

  • SSEA
  • Ecclesiology & Ethnography

If you are interested in approaching Ruth about doing work for your church/organisation please email an enquiry for availability and costs using the form below.