FOCUS | Alton Castle

FOCUS | Alton Castle

Date: 28 April - 1 May

Location: Alton Castle, Stoke-on-Trent


  • Justin Kim: Assistant Director of Sabbath School/Personal Ministries and Editor of the Collegiate Quarterly for the General Conference World Headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He attended a Catholic high school and graduated from the Jewish-sponsored Brandeis University with degrees in sociology and biology before working in medical research at Harvard Medical School. Having studied Christian Philosophy and Theology at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, he has served as a missionary, pastor, producer, department director, and co-founder of the GYC movement. His wife Rachel and he have two sons, Noah and Nathaniel.

  • Eugene Prewitt: director of the Institute of East Asia Training. He and his wife travel widely promoting the Three Angels Messages.

  • Craig Gooden: ordained Elder, currently serves as the Director of the PEACE Centre of Evangelism and Bible Worker in the North England Conference. He gave his life to Jesus at the age of 20 and has a great love for His Redeemer. Since then he has had the great opportunity to be invited around the UK and Internationally presenting the Gospel and our need to share the Gospel to our generation in the context of the 3 - Angels message. Craig is married to his best friend Farida and enjoys preaching, reading, photography, biking and traveling.

  • Daniel Pel: international speaker, who has travelled the globe, sharing relevant and engaging topics from the Bible. His dynamic and logical way of presenting the Scriptures has been an inspiration to many. Though originally born in New Zealand to Dutch parents, Daniel has spent most of his life in Europe, and lives with his wife, Silvia, in Norway. He is director and speaker of Living Water Ministry and presently pastors a church in the city of Bergen. Daniel and Silvia have two boys named Elias and Enoch. Together they love and enjoy the outdoors, spending time in the creation of God.

Transportation Tips

Travelling by car

If you are travelling by car, the M1 and M6 are the nearest motorways.

Coming from the North

You can use the M1- Junction 24a or the M6 - Junction 16

Coming from the South

You can use the M1 - Junction 23a or the M6 - Junction 15

Travelling by Train or Coach

The nearest train stations to Alton Castle are Uttoxeter Station and Stoke-on-Trent Station.

The nearest National Express Coach Stops are Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley) or Derby.

From these stations/stops, a taxi is the easiest mode of transport.

From Uttoxeter, there is a limited bus service, the 32A from Thomas Alleynes High School (towards Hanley) which drops you off 10 minutes walk away from the castle.

Travelling by plane

The nearest airport is Manchester Airport (MAN / EGCC). From the airport, a train to Uttoxeter via Crewe, followed by a taxi cab is the most direct route to the venue.

If arriving at any other major UK airports, any of the recommended websites below can be used to calculate and book the most direct journeys to Uttoxeter, Stoke-on-Trent or Derby.