Who’s who

Lots of people are involved in many different areas of ministry – the following are some of the post-holders at St Giles’ Church:


Revd Felicity Davies: Rector

Felicity has been Rector of St Giles since September 2014. She is married to Tony and they have two adult children.  She likes to be outdoors as often as possible and loves gardening, which is lucky because the Rectory garden is really huge. They are both members of the New Wine leaders network which seeks to see ‘local churches changing nations’.









Rosemary Hodgson JP – Churchwarden

Rosemary was appointed Church Warden in 2016 and has lived in Ickenham since 1974 and been a member of St Giles’ since 1988. She has two children and two grandchildren. Rosemary sat on the North West London Magistrates Bench for 19 years until 2013, most of those years as a Family Court Magistrate. She is also an active member of local social groups.


Keith Arnold – Churchwarden

Keith became Churchwarden in October 2011, as well as Stewardship Officer.  He is married to Joyce, who is the PCC Secretary, and they started attending St Giles’ in 2002 when they moved to Ickenham. They have a son, a daughter, and four granddaughters. They regularly travel to Australia to visit their daughter and family, are members of several local community groups, attend a gym, and enjoy walking.


David Thould – Reader

David has been attending St Giles’ since the late 1980’s, and has been a Lay Minister since 1997.  He works as an independent courier and lives in West Drayton.  He enjoys walking and music.


Anne Whitlam – Lay Minister

Anne was commissioned as a Lay minister at St Giles in 2010 and is the leader for “Prayer in Everyday Life”.    She is also a spiritual director and “assists” on the first year of an “Ignatian Spirituality Course” in Lombard Street in London.  She lives with her husband, Mike, and the eldest of her five grandchildren, Aston, who is 17.  She enjoys reading, camping and dining out!


Brian Reid – Lay Minister

Brian has been an active member of St Giles for nearly 50 years and was commissioned as a Lay Minister in 2000 and now preaches and leads worship and takes funeral services. He is married to Jenny and they have two married sons, two grandsons and a granddaughter.

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Simon White – Youth Worker

Simon was appointed as part time Youth Worker in October 2013, but has been involved in church life at St Giles’ for many years. He is also a member of St Giles’ worship band. His interests include music, mountains, sticky toffee pudding and Doctor Who…


Emma Taylor – Family and Children’s Worker