VISION STATEMENT

A strong, just and peaceful society that respects the dignity of every person and enables them to flourish.

MISSION STATEMENT

To be a transforming presence in the community by following Christ’s example in restoring hope, promoting justice, building peace and providing leadership.

AIMS & OBJECTIVES

To
Restore
Hope

restoring hope to people 
we serve    

1.1

Further develop our shared space as a transformative presence in North Belfast.
 

1.2

Provision of facilities that enable the delivery of projects, services and activities that help bring hope.
 

1.3

Development of programmes that provide support and address identified needs in families.
 

1.4

Provision of capacity building initiatives that empower local people.
 

1.5

Practical acts of loving kindness that demonstrate the love of Christ.
 

1.6

Design and deliver a range of high quality inclusive arts and culture programmes.

To
Promote
Justice

promoting justice, advocacy
and support for the disadvantaged

2.1

Provide opportunities for people to hear the voice of others and consider their perspective.

 

2.2

Create space to explore, understand and value expressions of faith, culture, tradition and heritage.


2.3

Respect and celebrate the human dignity of each person.


2.4

Seek to include and value the stranger in our midst regardless of their identity.

 

2.5

Promote participation in arts among the most economically and socially marginalised in society.

To
Build
Peace

building peace between 
peoples and communities

 

3.1

Be at all times a transforming presence at the heart of the community.

 

3.2

Provide opportunities to promote reconciliation and develop sustainable peace building.

 

3.3

Facilitate dialogue in and between local communities and in and between communities of faith.

 

3.4

Build and develop inclusive networks that work towards sustainable peace.

 

3.5

Encourage the placement of arts at the heart of the community.

 

3.6

Continue to develop the centre as one of Belfast’s premier shared arts venues.

 

To 
Provide
Leadership

providing leadership for the
development of a strong, just 
and peaceful society

 

4.1

Build the capacity of the management and staff of 174 Trust so they are empowered and enabled to fulfil the vision.

 

4.2

Provide an effective management strategy and structure that will sustain and direct the organisation.

 

4.3

Complete the next phase of the regeneration of the Duncairn complex as a model of shared space.

 

4.4

Be a prophetic voice in the community, to the faith sector and to Government.

 

4.5

Support and showcase the work of local artists.

 

4.6

Develop a comprehensive marketing and audience development strategy and review it on a regular basis.

 

4.7

Share the model and example of the Duncairn complex as a shared space for all.

 

Trustees

Heather Carey

Rev Dr Patton Taylor MBE

Stanley Jackson

Gavin Pantridge

 
 

Board Members

Heather Carey
Chairperson

Rev Dr Bill Shaw OBE
Non-Exec

Geoffrey Kerr
Non-Exec

 

Staff

Rev Dr Bill Shaw OBE
Director

Geoffrey Kerr
Deputy Director

Ray Giffen
Culture & Arts
Events Manager

Úna Brady
Corporate Services
Manager

William Orr
Facilities Manager

John Magill
Finance Officer

Kerry O’Kane
Nursery Superviser

Elaine Reid
Deputy Nursery
Superviser

Ann Marie McMenamey
Nursery Assistant

Evelyn McCarthy 
Afterschool & Adult
Disability Co-ordinator

Aisling Doherty 
Afterschool
Deputy Leader

Patricia Davis 
Afterschool Support
Worker

Charlene Campbell
Afterschool
Playworker

Linda Duffy 
Disability Co-ordinator
(Children & Young people)