St Mary's Centre
By Haddenham Webteam - 30th August 2013 6:20am
Haddenham Baptist Church is very pleased to announce that in September, Amanda Pink will be taking on the role of Minister in Training at the church.
Amanda has been actively involved in Christian service for some time, and is now following a call to train as a Baptist Minister, at Regent's Park College (part of Oxford University) through the Regent's In Pastorate Training Scheme. She has been commended to do this by her local Church, the Ministerial Recognition Committee of the Baptist Union, and after a very challenging interview process at Regents.
Amanda joins us from Minster Road Baptist Church on the Isle of Sheppey where she has been a Youth and Community worker at the Church and a part time teaching assistant at a local school. After completing a Degree in Theology at Redcliffe College, Gloucester, she has been heavily involved in her home church, working as a part time manager for The Noise on Sheppey, an organisation engaged mobilising youth to work in social action. Amanda has also undertaken some part time chaplaincy duties at a local prison, and does work for the Family Trust.
Outside of church, Amanda is interested in Music (plays the guitar and sings), is a member of a community choir, and dances.
We are all looking forward to working with Amanda and she will be welcomed to the Baptist Church during the morning Harvest Service on September 22nd at 10.15am.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
As most local residents know, Dandara has planning permission to build 280 new homes on the Aston Road / Glebe site on the south-east boundary of the village bordered by Willis Road and Stanbridge Road. On Monday 19th June the developer presented the Phase 1 and 2 proposals (for the first 143 dwellings) to the Planning Committee of Haddenham Parish Council. Some members of the public were also...
For six weeks over June and July, Haddenham based financial information company, Defaqto has and will be running its own employee 'Olympic' style Summer Games. The company employees 120 people and actively promotes a healthy work / leisure balance through, for example, wellbeing weeks and exercise classes on-site, as well as the Summer Games. The games consisted of 14 activities...
The lack of a completed and Government approved Vale of Aylesbury Local Plan (VALP) for the last several years has meant that AVDC has lacked a strong strategic framework by which it could resist the planning applications of opportunist developers, and Haddenham has been a favoured location. We learned today (Friday 23rd June), courtesy of Planning Resource magazine, that AVDC is delaying the...