Welcoming all to church and always with a smile
A HARD-WORKING church warden has been nominated for a Pride of Bucks award.
Jacky Russell, of Addison Road, Chesham, is about to complete her six years as church warden of St Mary’s Church, in
Community champion – sponsored by Nunn Hayward Church Street, Chesham. Mrs Russell has been nominated by vicar of St Mary’s Reverend Simon Cansdale.
He said: “Jacky is brilliant and great fun to work with. She’s excellent with people, organising countless rotas, services, big events, always serene.
“She’s gifted as an artist (best cartoons in Chesham!) and in getting the best out of other creative people. Quietly caring - visiting, phoning, emailing and making sure people are okay.
“She’s unbelievably hard-working, thorough and on the ball. She’s persuasive and charming - getting the whole community involved.
“She’s a constant source of fun, jokes, dreadful puns and delightful dashes of mischief. She’s helping St Mary’s to be a growing and welcoming church. Thank you Jacky.”