The Church of St Barnabas Kensington (Charity no.1133985) recently came to my attention because its vicar, Rev Andy Buckler, conducted the funeral service of my beloved son Oscar.
As I've got to know the vicar, and this French/English bilingual Church, I've been so impressed by the warm welcome (to those of all, of no, faiths), and by the Church's desire to make a real difference in the local community. I seek to raise funds, in Oscar's memory, to support two specific projects: (1) opening up 'soft play' mornings to reach out to vulnerable parents and children, (2) using the crypt of the Church to develop (with my active involvement) a school of music and creative arts, reaching out to the community through music and the arts.
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With love and my deepest thanks
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Our vision is to be an enthusiastic, passionately worshiping community, having a discernible impact in the communities of Kensington and beyond by serving in practical ways and leading people to a relationship with Jesus Christ.
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In Oscar's memory, with love.
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Thank you everyone who has given in Oscar's memory - not just those online, but also the many people who donated at the end of the funeral service. I am so, SO touched by everyone's generosity. St Barnabas will use every penny to bring joy to others.
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in memory of Oscar - two projects that will make a difference to those in need x from everyone at Harper and Edwards x
This sum was raised at the collection following the wonderful Carol Service held by Hampton Court House school at St Paul's Church, East Molesey, on 14 December 2018.
We were so sorry to hear and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Sounds like a lovely church and 2 great projects to support. The Clements (friends of Jason)
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Guy, we were very sorry to hear of your loss
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Guy our thoughts and prayers are with you. St Barnabas is our family church, and a wonderful cause.
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Dear Guy So sorry about your loss...