Christine Bainbridge

I was a vicar in South East London and retired to Reading with my husband Richard (also a vicar) to be closer to family.  I found St John’s and St Stephen’s very welcoming, not only to us but to children and a wide cross section of our neighbourhood.  I love the music and the way we gather in a circle to receive Communion.  I am enriched by the links we have with the wider church through members from different parts of the world, especially the Indian sub continent and Africa.

Most likely to say: ‘How are things?’

Least likely to say: ‘I like my steak medium rare’

Favourite Artist (at present): Jenny Halstead (artist in residence Reading University 2014)

Most likely to sing in the bath: Row, row, row your boat