St. Nicholas’ Church

St Nicholas Church is a friendly place of worship & community situated at the heart of the historic town of Warwick,

opposite one of the gates to Warwick Castle and adjacent to the attractive St Nicholas Park.

 

Rev Linda Duckers

Rev Linda Duckers

Vicar of St Nicholas

My Initial theological training was with Church Army. I served as an Associate Minister/Evangelist and then as an  Assistant Hospital Chaplain. I did further theological training at Ridley Hall, Cambridge and served my Curacy in Staffordshire  before becoming Vicar at St Nicholas Church, Warwick 11 years ago.

Rev Dr Anita Morgan

Rev Dr Anita Morgan

Curate (Part time)

I studied theology at Queens Ecumenical College in Birmingham. I have been curate at St Nicholas church since my ordination in 2018. I am serving my curacy part-time because I also work as a Consultant Pediatrician in the NHS. I am married to Ciaran. We have two fabulous grown- up children and a lovely daughter-in-law married to our eldest son.

Rev Eira Hale

Rev Eira Hale

Curate (Full time)

Our Assistant Curate, Eira, started at St Nicholas in July 2021.

Eira is originally from Essex and has lived in Brighton and Hertfordshire before settling in Warwickshire. She is married to Duncan and has two teenage daughters, Annabelle & Chloe.

Eira completed her ordination training at The Queen’s Foundation in Birmingham. Before her training Eira was a Chief Inspector in Sussex Police and worked in local government in Oxfordshire and Coventry, with particular responsibility for safeguarding. When her children were younger, she also ran her own wedding cake business.

She loves Latin American and ballroom dancing, cake, laughing and talking with other people, and crochet. She has a heart for building community, especially in areas of new housing.

Fiona Trewick

Fiona Trewick

Reader, Churches Together in Warwick

I was licensed as a Reader at Coventry Cathedral in 2016.  I am also on the PCC and a member of a house group.  I preach and lead services at St Nicholas where I have been a member since 1996.

Jonathan Forbes

Jonathan Forbes

PCC Member and Church Warden

I moved to Warwick in 2006 and shortly afterwards married my late wife. We joined St Nicholas Church having received a very  warm, friendly welcome. It helped us so much as we quickly became part of the church family.

My career was in civil and military engineering (in the Royal Engineers) – a career that took me to many parts of the world: Europe, the Far East, America and even St Helena!

Sarah Bazin

Sarah Bazin

Church Warden

We have been members of St. Nicholas Church Congregation for the last 30years since our children Tom and Kate joined the Church Choir and there was a request for Dad’s to sing at Christmas Services.

Sarah started her second stint as Church Warden in April 2021. Our aim is to Welcome all visitors to the Church where we hope they will find peace and friendship.

James Bazin

James Bazin

PCC Secretary

We have been members of St. Nicholas Church Congregation for the last 30years since our children Tom and Kate joined the Church Choir and there was a request for Dad’s to sing at Christmas Services.

James is now a member of the Choir, PCC Secretary and looks after day to day Fabric matters.

Chris Foy

Chris Foy

Organist, Leader of the Choir, Member of PCC, Representative on Deanery Synod

Chris Foy has been our organist and choirmaster since 2019, but he first came to St Nicholas’ as assistant organist in the 1970s, while in the sixth form.  Since then, he has held organist posts in London, Newcastle upon Tyne and Cheltenham.  Chris has degrees in statistics and health economics, and works for the research and development arm of the NHS, currently in Gloucestershire.

Jane Rogers

Jane Rogers

PCC Treasurer

I first came to St Nicholas as a baby with my parents and was baptised, confirmed and married here.  I have been a bellringer here since I was about 10 and am still part of the band that ring the bells every Sunday morning before the 10am service.

Since 2009 I have been the PCC treasurer and enjoy managing the church’s finances, reporting to the PCC and producing the annual accounts.

Anne Heaney

Anne Heaney

PCC Member

Anne Heaney was brought up in Solihull where she first joined a church choir when she was 1, before studying Hotel Management in Birmingham and then working in Germany. She and her husband Danny founded a company selling Climate Control Equipment, which she has managed alone since he died in 2017. She now plans to retire and to visit Singapore to see her daughters, Karen and Elaine, and her granddaughter Caitlin

Claire Spivey

Claire Spivey

House Group Leader

Katie Jelfs

Katie Jelfs

PCC Member

Roy Emmerson

Roy Emmerson

PCC Member, Churches Together in Warwick

Ian Lovecy

Ian Lovecy

PCC Member

As a former University Librarian, I continue to act as a mentor to applicants for professional qualification, particular for applicants overseas. As for my religious background, I have been an attender at Quaker meetings; a thurifer in a high Anglican church; a Methodist Circuit Steward and a member of the Methodist Council; and a choir member in two different St. Nicholas churches, one in Reading, and this in Warwick. I am married, with two grown-up daughters, one in Warwickshire and one in Scotland, who is married with two young children.

Robert Perkins

Robert Perkins

PCC Member

From Bristol.  Retired Solicitor on South Coast. Also experience in construction industry, management, personal development, charity trusteeship, served on four PCCs. Parish Council chair. Married, 1 son, 1 daughter, 1 step daughter, 4 grandchildren, 2 step grandsons.

Antoine Mitchell

Antoine Mitchell

PCC Member and Representative on Deanery Synod

Sally Howells

Sally Howells

Parish Safeguarding Officer

My husband David and I met and lived in London for many years, then moved to Sheffield due to his work.  We came to Warwickshire in 1985, at first living in Norton Lindsey where I ran the church choir at Holy Trinity.  My working life involved retail store management, teaching and being a PA.  I served as a Magistrate on the Warwickshire Bench for 25 years sitting in the Adult and Youth Courts, becoming Bench Chairman during that time.  We moved in retirement to Warwick and I began attending St Nicholas.  I have been the Parish Safeguarding Officer since 2012.  

Sue Chetwynd

Sue Chetwynd

House Group Leader

Dothery Evans

Dothery Evans

House Group Leader

Oliver Lane

Oliver Lane

House Group Leader, Pastoral Support

Pam Daniel

Pam Daniel

House Group Leader

John Alderman

John Alderman

Pastoral Support

Gillian Alderman

Gillian Alderman

Pastoral Support

Paul Hamilton

Paul Hamilton

Church Administrator