ICKENHAM CHURCH NEWS
The holiday club this year was its usual success. We had 184 children registered, who over the week discovered the story of the Bible through becoming Desert Detectives. We began our search for ‹The Mighty God SwordŠ. However, by looking through the five main areas of the Bible - Law, History, Wisdom, Prophecy and Gospels - we discovered that what we were really seeking was ‹God‰s WordŠ. We joined the modern age of computers and videos and drama to tell our story. Once again outings, crafts and games were the order of the afternoons.
We are now, however, coming up against new guidelines and orders which make the care of children a more exacting task. We hope that we can embrace all this in the future, where needed, without spoiling the children‰s enjoyment or raising the organisers stress levels to a point whereby the whole thing is too difficult to manage.
The holiday club in Ickenham cannot run without the wonderful support received from all the helpers. This year some 150 plus came forward and I would like to thank them all for the work they did. Their help and encouragement does make my job as coordinator so much easier.
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ROSEMARY HODGSON (Coordinator)
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Many of the missing items were Alpha Dot Security marked. If anyone witnessed any odd behaviour, or a white van parked in the drive at the rear of the hall in Ickenham Road, during the weekend of 27th/28th July š especially the Sunday night š then please report your observations toć the Uxbridge Police Crime Squad on 01895 251212 quoting crime reference XH0918564/02E.
ST. GILES‰ DAY š SUNDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER
A warm welcome is extended to everyone to join the congregation of St. Giles‰ Church at its monthly Family Service on Sunday 1st September. This is St. Giles‰ Day and most probably we will be singing our special St. Giles‰ hymn.
DROP-IN FOR THE BEREAVED. Third Monday of each month. St. Giles‰ Church Hall, A friendly, informal opportunity for a chat, over a cup of tea, with other bereaved people and pastoral visitors.ć The next meeting is Monday 16th September (Also Monday 21st October). Just come along, or ring the Rectory (622970) if you would like to talk to someone first.
ICKENHAM GOOD NEIGHBOUR SCHEME exists to serve the whole of Ickenham. We‰re here to assist in an emergency. If you need help, the daytime contact numbers are: 01895 633020 or 01895 235061.