New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Gazette >

Obituary: THE VEN. JOHN SANDERSON LONG

The Revd Will Adam writes:

THE Ven. John Long, formerly Archdeacon of Ely, died on 4 June, aged 94, having been a priest for more than 70 years.

His ministry started with a curacy in the diocese of Canterbury. He was ordained deacon and priest by Archbishop Lang. During the Second World War, he served as a naval chaplain, and laid claim to having been the first seagoing chaplain of a Royal Navy destroyer.

There then followed seven ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

Vicar

South West

DIOCESE OF TRURO Vicar of St Austell parish,Cornwall we are looking for a vicar who will be excited by the way that God has led us so far and feel called to help us achieve our vision for the f...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Not only dancing in the aisles

Not only dancing in the aisles

From skateboarding to real ale, churches are being used to engage with their localities in ever more imaginative ways. Pat Ashworth reports  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Should churchpeople resist the proposed liberalisation of Sunday trading laws?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

Listen to the Spirit - on the bus

A new initiative offers an appealing means of encouraging prayer, says Richard Chartres  Subscribe to read more

Fri 5 Feb 16 @ 22:15
Columba agreement between C of E and Church of Scotland not intended to minimise @secsynod https://t.co/Ohttl5ywRC https://t.co/rMHyorWOS4

Fri 5 Feb 16 @ 21:45
UN's Syria envoy hopeful that suspended peace talks could be restarted soon https://t.co/xdzyoE7fzH https://t.co/3sDwWGMAHO