1239 Squadron's ATC Sunday Service 

On Sunday 3rd February staff and cadets from 1239 (Broxbourne & Hoddesdon) Squadron Air Cadets celebrated the anniversary of the formation of the ATC with a Service at Hoddesdon Baptist Church.

Over twenty staff and cadets attended the service led jointly by Kathryn Edmonds and the Squadron's own Padre, Rev Chris Johnson. Cadet Corporal Alex Francis gave a reading, Luke 5:17-26, whilst Flight Lieutenant Mark Richards gave a question and answer session to inform the congregation of the work of the Squadron and its' links into the local community.

Various hymns and prayers were undertaken andthe cadets also had an opportunity to renew their cadet promise.

Staff and cadets outside of Hoddesdon Baptist Church with Kathryn Edmonds and Rev Chris Johnson (Squadron Padre)

Flight Lieutenant Mark Richards, Officer Commanding 1239 (Broxbourne & Hoddesdon) Squadron said "The cadets were very well turned out and credibly represented 1239 Squadron and the wider Air Cadet Organisation. We thank both Chris and Kathryn for allowing us to celebrate this special occasion with the Hoddesdon Baptist Church and for the opportunity to inform the congregation of who we are and what we do. After the service, the cadets received some very positive compliments around their turn out and engagement".