Valerie Rice – Churchwarden

Valerie has worshipped at The Church of The Holy Cross since 1991. She has been a member of its Parochial Church Council for a number of years. She works for a nationwide Property Maintenance Company. Valerie enjoys spending time with her family, reading and socialising.

Joan Bailey – Junior Church Leader

Joan has worshiped at Holy Cross since 1992 when she moved to the church after her return from the USA.  She joined the  Junior Church teaching team in 1995 taking on the lead role in 2005. Joan teaches at the University of Bedfordshire as a senior lecturer as well as being involved in a range of community based initiatives. She has been involved in global projects and campaigns with governments across the world that seek to save children’s lives, protect their rights and help them fulfil their potential. She has been involved in the training of community activists on an international level.  Joan enjoys reading, travelling and spending time with her family.