Revd Henry & Sheryl Pradella
Henry Pradella is the Vicar and Leader of Rainham Parish Church with Wennington. Henry has been leading both church ministries together alongside his wife Sheryl since 2005. Prior to becoming ordained Henry previously taught Art at secondary school level and now enjoys painting and guitar playing in his spare time. Sheryl has a heart for intercession and is very involved in the prayer ministry team. In her spare time Sheryl enjoys textiles, art and crafts. Henry and Sheryl have been married for over 30 years and have two children and three grandchildren.
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Revd David & Jan Stainer
David is our Associate Minister at Rainham and Wennington. David is married to Jan, and they have two children and three grandchildren. Jan works in administration for two local Christian charities: Havering Street Pastors, who patrol in Romford & Hornchurch caring for people out and about during the night; and Hope4Havering who run the night shelter in the Borough and work with the homeless. David works at the Evangelical Alliance, a Christian charity that unites Christians to work together for unity and truth under the slogan, “better together”.
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Revd Kingsley Yeboah
Kingsley is our Curate at Rainham and Wennington. He was ordained as a Deacon at Chelmsford Cathedral in June 2016, and will be training under Revd Henry for the next four years. He and his family moved to Rainham at the end of May and have been excited to get to know as many people as possible and to share the good news of Jesus Christ. Kingsley has an army background, and he enjoys playing tennis, weightlifting, jazz music, auto-spraying, football and reading. Kingsley and his wife, Sophia have three children.
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Arthur is one of our two Churchwardens for Rainham, serving his third year in the role. He heads up the Men’s Ministry, organising games nights and special outings; and has served for the last 38 years as both a Sidesperson and a Small Group Leader. He is also our buildings and maintenance contact. Arthur is married to Carol, and they have two children, four grandchildren and four step-grandchildren.
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Shirley is one of Rainham’s two Churchwardens and is also the manager for The Ship, our church cafe and outreach centre. As the Ship manager, Shirley’s vision is to feed the hungry and the needy. She works closely alongside Rainham FoodBank and aims to provide a place of safety and friendship for those seeking refuge. Shirley is married to Glenn and loves spending time with people. She has been a member of Rainham Parish Church since she was 18 and still loves being part of this community. Shirley also used to be a florist for about 12 years.
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