Kevin has been a member of St Paul’s for over 26 years and regards “the church” as his extended family, a “place” for receiving teaching and challenge, and where he can give and receive spiritual and emotional encouragement. Church is where, together, we explore and discover what God would have us do in Slough, and get on with it.
Kevin is a practical individual, having spent 33 years plus working in the gas industry dealing with all sorts of planned and emergency work. He retired from full time paid employment in July 2012. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering, is a Chartered Gas and Mechanical Engineer and a Chartered Safety and Health practitioner. This is a helpful background for supporting the facilities, the “nuts and bolts” and practical aspects of the mission of the church. Kevin sees himself as an enabler”! Kevin has previous experience in the Churchwarden role, having had a seven-year stint many years back and from April 2014 has been reprising the role.
Kevin is married to Christine and they live in Langley. They have two grown up “boys” Richard and Andrew who have fled the nest! Kevin retains many links with his industry background through the activities of his professional bodies and draws upon those skills to help the church. Kevin delights himself in all sorts of things in parish life, though he is increasingly aware of the need to share out the work load, and so is always pleased to receive offers of practical or organisational help.
When not doing “church” things, Kevin retains a great fascination for steam engines or anything to do with railways and can easily be lured onto visits to preserved railways or steam specials on the main line. He also loves opportunities to enjoy coastal scenery and places of interest.