About us

FUSION is the Youth Ministry based at St. John’s Church, Dukinfield.

At FUSION we aim to transform lives and communities by bringing young people into a living and growing relationship with Jesus Christ. We do this through meeting together on a Monday night (during term time) at St. John’s Church Centre to build relationships and learn more about God in a relevant and exciting way.

For those in Year 10 and above we also run FUSION CONNECT, a small group based at Ben and Hannah’s house which meet every other Wednesday.

We also hold socials and other special events throughout the year (for more details see our Socials page).


Cadbury World July 2016



For those who come to church on a Sunday morning there is also  ROCK SOLID which runs parallel to the 10:15 service and is aimed at 11-16 year olds. We have breakfast together and you can find out more about this on our Sunday Breakfast page. Anyone over 16 is encouraged to stay in our lively and welcoming service and hear practical messages about real life issues.


To find out more about St. John’s church you can visit our website.


Meet the Team:

Ben and Hannah Hayes – Youth Leaders



Ben and Hannah have been a part of St. John’s for many years and run ROCK SOLID on a Sunday morning as well as the FUSION team.

Ben spent three years at the University of Sheffield studying History and then completed a Masters in Medieval Studies at Manchester University. He now works for Citizens Advice, based at home in Stalybridge. As well as history, Ben loves football and cricket!

Hannah stayed at home for university and during this time worked as part of the FUSION team. She is now a Music teacher at Audenshaw School and from September 2016 spends one day a week volunteering in the church centre for FUSION. In her spare time Hannah loves playing the piano, watching House and walking her cocker spaniel, Millie!

Ben and Hannah got married in July 2014; they have two rabbits, Clem (Attlee) and Nala and are expecting their first baby in March 2018. 


We also have a team of volunteers who help at FUSION in all kinds of ways from serving refreshments to chatting to young people and joining in with activities. Meanwhile, we have an extended team of volunteers who help us on special events and trips. If you want to get involved, just ask!


If you want to find out more about FUSION or get in touch with Ben and Hannah fill in the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.



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