14 December 2012

The Archbishop of Canterbury has commissioned Lynne Tembey as Worldwide President of the Mothers' Union.

The next Secretary General of the Mission to Seafarers is to be the Revd Andrew Wright, Chaplain and Director of Operations of the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen since 2007.

THE next Archdeacon of Northolt, in London diocese, will be the Revd Duncan Green, Church of England Olympic and Paralympic Co-ordinator, in Chelmsford diocese, since 2007, and Hon. Canon of Chelmsford Cathedral since 2003.

The Ven. Godfrey Stone, Archdeacon of Stoke-upon-Trent, in Lichfield diocese, since 2002, will retire on 31 July 2013. He has held posts in the diocese since 1992.


BALKWILL. The Revd Roger Balkwill, formerly Vicar of Albrighton, Boningale and Donington, and Rural Dean of Edgmond and Shifnal, to be NSM (Interim Minister) of Priors Lee and St Georges (Lichfield).

BURKE. The Revd Jonathan Burke, Team Rector in the White Horse Team Ministry, to be also Rural Dean of Heytesbury (Salisbury).

BUTCHER. The Revd Ann Butcher, NSM of St Michael Penkevil, of Tregony with St Cuby and Cornelly and of Tresillian and Lamorran with Merther, to be Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St Stythians with Perranarworthal and Gwennap, of Chacewater with St Day and Carharrack, of Feock, and of Devoran (Truro).

CHALCRAFT. The Revd Sharon Chalcraft, NS Assistant Curate of Breage with Godolphin and Germoe (Truro), now NS Associate Priest.

CHANTRY. The Revd Peter Chantry, formerly Rector of Nantwich (Chester), to be Assistant Curate (Interim Minister) of Edstaston, Fauls, Prees, Tilstock and Whixall (Lichfield).

CRABTREE. The Revd Martine Crabtree, Priest-in-Charge of Lupset and of Thornes, to be also Diocesan Adviser on Urban Issues in the Social Responsibility Network (Wakefield).

GRYLLS. The Revd Catherine Grylls, Vicar of Balsall Heath and St Mary and St Ambrose, Edgbaston, to be also Area Dean of Moseley (Birmingham).


FRANCIS-DEHQANI. The Revd Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani, Diocesan Curate Training Officer, and Adult Education Officer (CME and Ministry Partnership), to be also Adviser in Women's Ministry (Peterborough)

HARKNETT. The Revd David Harknett, Team Vicar in the Melbury Team Ministry, to be also Coordinator for the Energising Local Ministry Project (Salisbury).

IBBOTSON. The Revd Tracy Ibbotson, Vicar of Airedale with Fryston, to be also Diocesan Adviser on Urban Issues in the Social Responsibility Network (Wake-field).

KIDD. The Revd Carol Kidd, formerly Team Rector in the Speke Team Ministry, and Hon. Canon of Liverpool Cathedral, to be Canon Emeritus (Liverpool).

McINDOE. The Revd Darren McIndoe, Rector of St John the Baptist with St Paul, Burslem, to be also Chaplain of Staffordshire Police Force (Lichfield).

McPHERSON. The Revd Andrew McPherson, Vicar of Holdenhurst and Iford, Priest-in-Charge of St Christopher's, Southbourne, and Area Dean of Bournemouth, now also Priest-in-Charge of the Holy Epiphany, Bournemouth (Winchester).

MÄKIPÄÄ. The Revd Tuomas Mäkipää, Assistant Chaplain of St Nicholas's, Helsinki (Europe), to be Chaplain.

NTOYIMONDO. The Revd Samuel Ntoyimondo, Chaplain of HM Prison Wellingborough, to be Chaplain of HM Prison Stocken and HM Prison Nottingham.

PULLINGER. The Revd Ian Pullinger, Curate-in-Charge of Orton Goldhay Conventional District (Peterborough), to be Vicar of St Columba and the Northern Saints, Corby, and Rural Dean of Corby (Peterborough).

RINDL. The Revd Antony Rindl, Team Rector in the Colne and Villages Team Ministry, Priest-in-Charge of Brierfield, and Area Dean of Pendle (Blackburn), to be Vicar of St Mary's, Watford (St Albans).

ROYLE. The Revd Stanley Royle, Hon. Canon of Salisbury Cathedral, to be also Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of the Bridge Parishes (Salisbury).

SALMON. The Revd Andrew Salmon, Priest-in-Charge of the Sacred Trinity and St Philip, Salford, Area Dean of Salford, and Hon. Canon of Manchester Cathedral, to be also Borough Dean of Salford (Manchester).

SEED. The Ven. Richard Seed, Residentiary Canon of York Minster, now also Archdeacon Emeritus (York).

SMYTH. The Revd Peter Smyth, Assistant Curate of Prescot, to be Team Vicar in the Kirkby Team Ministry (Liverpool).

STANTON. The Revd Angela Stanton, Priest-in-Charge of St Elisabeth's, Reddish, and Hon. Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands, to be also Borough Dean of Stockport (Manchester).

TIBBS. The Revd Dr Simon Tibbs, formerly Lecturer in Biblical Studies at the College of the Transfiguration, Grahamstown (Grahamstown, Southern Africa), to be Priest-in-Charge of St Faith's, Great Crosby, and Waterloo Park (Liverpool).

WOOD. The Revd Alastair Wood, Assistant Curate of Headington Quarry (Oxford), to be Vicar of Hadley and Christ Church, Wellington (Lichfield).



GRIFFITH. The Revd Benedict Griffith, Vicar of the Upper Wye, to be also Acting Area Dean of Builth (Swansea & Brecon).

JONES. The Revd Victoria Jones, Assistant Curate of Dafen, to be Assistant Curate of Llangwm with Freystrop and Johnston (St Davids).

KIRLEW. The Revd Richard Kirlew, Priest-in-Charge of Colwyn (Swansea & Brecon), to be Rector.

REES. The Revd Michael Rees, Vicar of Gors-Las, to be Vicar of Betws with Ammanford, remaining Area Dean of Dyffryn Aman, and Hon. Canon of St Davids Cathedral (St Davids).

WILLIAMS. The Revd Harri Williams, Assistant Curate of Haverfordwest, to be Vicar of Milford Haven (St Davids).


The following to be Hon. Chaplains: the Revd Michael Bursell (Colne Valley Squadron); the Revd Matthew Luff (Worthing Squadron); the Revd Michael Pettit (Ilkeston Squadron); the Revd Alexandra Vaccaro (Kidderminster Squadron).


BUCKLEY. Vivian Buckley to be Diocesan Adviser on Environmental Issues in the Social Responsibility Network (Wakefield).

KELLY. Jan Kelly to be Diocesan Adviser on Disability Issues in the Social Responsibility Network (Wakefield).

SMITH. Annette Smith to be Diocesan Adviser on Older People's Issues in the Social Responsibility Network (Wakefield). 

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