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July/August 2003





If you live in Ickenham, go to school or church in Ickenham and are aged 7 to 11, then Ickenham Churches Junior Holiday Club is where you need to be on 21st July until 25th July from 10 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday and 2 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.ć Monday to Thursday. The Grand Finale is at 7.30 p.m. on Friday.


It's amazing how many Bible stories involve food!  At Holiday Club this year we shall be hearing stories about fruit, manna (what's that?), fish, bread and wine.  More importantly, these stories give us food for thought - they will help us understand what God, in Jesus, has done for us, and what difference he can make to our lives.  We are sure you will have fun as we sing songs, make models, create clever crafts, and play great games throughout the week! 













REGISTRATION:ć Friday 11th July 3.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the United Reformed Church.

Further Details from Rosemary 01895 253217


There is no charge, except for the optional outings but parents are invited to contribute towards our expenses.ć You will be asked to pay for your outing when you register.













When I completed my five week placement at St. Giles‰ in July last year I had no idea, that a month later, I would be opening a letter from the Bishop inviting me to consider coming back as Curate!  Having completed my theological training, I will be ordained at St Paul‰s Cathedral on July 5th, and we‰re now delighted to be moving to Ickenham this Summer.  

We‰ve only moved four stations along the tube, so we haven‰t strayed far from Rayners Lane where we lived for 21 years.  Both Juliette and I are local and even attended the same primary school in Stanmore.  It wasn‰t until we met at Emmanuel Church, Northwood that we discovered our common heritage.  Our three children all attend Bishop Ramsey and Adam and Jo are no strangers to Ickenham, being actively involved in Hillingdon Music School events at the Compass Theatre.  

Prior to my training at Wycliffe Hall in Oxford, I worked as a Division Manager at Harrow College.


Having taught Design and Technology, I began by managing the Art and Design Department, broadening out to include adult education later.  ëWhy give up your career‰, you may ask?   Well, as a Christian, I aim to serve God in all that I do, and becoming a Curate is the next step of that journey of following Jesus Christ.  God began to nudge me about ordination a long time ago, and when I realised that it was something I really wanted to do, it wasn‰t difficult to make the decision. Churches still have a vital role to play in revealing God‰s love to people, so I‰m looking forward to being part of that process in Ickenham.  

The order of the family in the photo is:  Adrian; Jo; Rachel; Adam; Juliette.

Best wishes,


DROP-IN FOR THE BEREAVED. Third Monday of each month. St.Giles‰ Church Hall, 2 to 3.30 p.m. 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 21st July (also Monday 18th August). 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.


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