Welsh Actor and TV Presenter, James Lusted appointed as an Ambassador for Sports Chaplaincy UK

Sports Chaplaincy UK are delighted to announce it has appointed Wales based Christian Actor and presenter, James Lusted as an Ambassador for the charity.

James  is an actor who became a local councillor in May 2017. His interest in becoming a councillor was to help provide a voice for all in the local area. He sits on the Social Care and Health Committee and the Education and Skills Committee. James has worked as both an actor and a TV presenter for 10 years. His theatre work includes Follow Me for Theatre Brycheiniog and The Funfair at HOME theatre in Manchester as well as several appearances in Snow White and The Seven Dwarves.

In television, James recently appeared as a Nurse on the BBC’s 4 O’clock Club and has also appeared in various documentaries including, Myself, Born Small and Big Love. He can currently be seen as a Presenter on BBC1’s Songs of Praise. James is a former Trustee of Disability Sport Wales and as such will be speaking at the International Sports Chaplaincy Conference later in the year on this subject.

Welcoming James’ appointment, Warren Evans,  Sports Chaplaincy UK’s CEO said:
“James is a welcome addition to our Ambassadors who support the work of Sports Chaplaincy UK in their sphere of influence.

Chatting to James recently, it was apparent of his passion for our work and was therefore delighted to invite him to join our growing team, especially as a former Board Member of Disability Sports Wales.

James is an experienced broadcaster and we look forward to seeing how he can assist us with sharing the great news stories we have of chaplains faithfully supporting the community of sport.

Welcome aboard, James!”

Speaking of his new role with Sports Chaplaincy UK, James Lusted added:
“It is an honour and delight to become an Ambassador for Sports Chaplaincy UK and I’m looking forward to getting more and more involved with the amazing work.”

James Lusted