Appointments

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10 May 2013

The next Archdeacon of Stoke, in Lichfield diocese, is to be the Revd Matthew Parker, Team Rector in the Leek and Meer­brook Team Ministry, in that diocese, since 2000, and Rural Dean of Leek since 2007. Before 2000, he had held appoint­ments in Stockport, in Chester diocese, since 1991.

THE Rt Revd Martin Wallace, Suffragan Bishop of Selby, in York diocese, since 2003, will retire on 30 November. Before his present appointment, he had held posts in Chelmsford diocese since 1977.

ADAMS. The Revd Alison Adams, Chaplain of HM Young Offender Institution Glen Parva, to be Diocesan and Cathedral Social Responsibility Enabler (Leicester).
ASHTON. The Revd Mary Ashton, Assistant Curate of Whitewater (Winchester), to be Vicar of All Saints', Guildford (Guildford).
BARROW. The Revd Gillian Barrow, Assistant Curate of Gainsborough and Morton (Lincoln), now Rector of Wolverton (Oxford).
CROFT. The Revd Jennifer Croft, Vicar of Over Tabley, and of High Legh (Chester), and Senior Research Fellow of Warwick University (Coventry), now also Chaplain of Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Chester).
DAVIES. The Revd Edward Davies, Vicar of St James's, Sutton, and Assistant Warden of Readers, to be Warden of Foxhill Spiritual Retreat and Conference Centre, remaining Hon. Canon of Chester (Chester).
DAVIES. The Revd John Davies, Team Vicar in the Okehampton, Inwardleigh, Belstone, Sourton, Bridestowe, Bratton Clovelly, Germansweek, Lydford, Hatherleigh, Northlew with Ashbury, Exbourne, Meeth and Jacobstowe Team Ministry (Exeter), now Vicar of Whitegate with Little Budworth (Chester).
DIXON. The Revd Peter Dixon, Vicar of Wisborough Green (Chichester), to be Priest-in-Charge of the Camel Allen Cluster (Lanteglos by Camelford with Advent; St Teath) (Truro).
DURANT. The Revd John Durant, Chaplain to the Forces (Army), now Vicar of Vale (Oxford).
FREEMAN. The Revd Karen Freeman, formerly Assistant Curate of New Brighton, to be Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church, Birkenhead (Chester).
GATES. The Revd Richard Gates, formerly Vicar of Bunbury and Tilstone Fearnall, to be Chaplain of St Luke's Cheshire Hospice, Winsford (Chester).
HEATH. The Revd Julie Heath, formerly NSM in the Kegworth, Hathern, Long Whatton, Diseworth, Belton and Osgathorpe Team Ministry, now Workplace Chaplain of Leicester City Centre, and to be also Chaplain of Leicester Cathedral (Leicester).
HEPPER. The Revd Michael Hepper, Priest-in-Charge of Leyburn with Bellerby, to be also Area Dean of Wensley (Ripon & Leeds).
JOHNSON. The Revd Dr Peter Johnson, formerly NSM of Godrevy, now Priest-in-Charge of Breage with Godolphin and Germoe (Truro).
LAWTON. The Revd Donald Lawton, Rector of South Queens (Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island), to be house-for-duty Assistant Curate of Eastling with Ospringe and Stalisfield with Otterden, and of Selling with Throwley and Sheldwich with Badlesmere and Leaveland (Canterbury).
LYTHALL. The Revd Andrew Lythall, Assistant Curate of St George's, Stockport, now Vicar of Offerton and St Thomas's, Stockport (Chester) (diocesan correction).
MARSHALL. The Revd Helen Marshall, formerly Vicar of St Mildred's, Addiscombe (Southwark), to be NSM (Assistant Priest) of St John's, Keswick (diocese of Carlisle).
NORRIS. The Revd Michael Norris, Vicar of St Paul's, Symonds Street, Auckland (Auckland, Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia), to be Rector of St Saviour's, Guildford (Guildford).
PARKER. The Revd Thomas Parker, Vicar of Holy Trinity and Christ Church, Stalybridge, to be also Hon. Canon of Chester Ca-thedral (Chester).
RUSHTON. The Revd Samantha Rushton, Diocesan Adviser for Licensed Ministry, Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of the North Chippenham Group, and Warden of Readers, to be also Acting Area Dean of Chippenham (Bristol).
RUSSELL. The Revd David Russell, Assistant Curate of Padiham with Hapton and Padiham Green (Blackburn), now Vicar of Woodford (Chester).
SHIPLEY. The Revd Christopher Shipley, Assistant Curate of West Sheppey, and of Eastchurch with Leysdown and Harty, to be house-for-duty Assistant Curate of Eastchurch with Leysdown and Harty (Canterbury).
SMART. The Revd Barry Smart, Chaplain of Compton Hospice, Wolverhampton (Lichfield), to be Vicar of St Luke's, Kingstanding (Birmingham).
WATKINS. The Revd Peter Watkins, Canon Emeritus of Coventry Cathedral, to be also Acting Area Dean of Rugby (Coventry).
WILKINS. The Revd Michael Wilkins, Assistant Curate of Bath Walcot (Bath & Wells), to be Vicar of Holy Trinity, Huddersfield (Wakefield).
WILSON. The Revd Barry Wilson, Vicar of Madeley and Betley (Lichfield), now Rector of Nantwich (Chester).
WOODHAMS. The Revd Roy Woodhams, Vicar of Fleet, to be Rector of Cranleigh (Guildford).

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WALES
COLES. The Revd Christopher Coles, Priest-in-Charge of Porth Newydd, to be Priest-in-Charge of Skewen (Llandaff).
GEACH. The Revd Sarah Geach, Rector of Begelly with Ludchurch and East Williamston, and Diocesan Tourism Officer, to be also Canon of St Davids Cathedral (St Davids).
NEWMAN. The Revd Lynda Newman, NS Assistant Curate in Neath Rectorial Benefice (Llandaff), to be Team Vicar.
PROTHEROE. The Revd Illtyd Protheroe, Vicar of Llanllwch with Llangain and Llangynog, to be also Hon. Canon of St Davids Cathedral (St Davids).
ROBERTS. The Revd Dewi Roberts, Vicar of Gowerton, and Area Dean of Llwchwr, to be also Canon Residentiary of Brecon Cathedral (Swansea & Brecon).
ROBERTS. The Revd Dewi Roberts, Vicar of Newcastle Emlyn with Llandyfriog and Troedyraur with Brongwyn and Cenarth, and Area Dean of Emlyn, to be also Canon of St Davids Cathedral (St Davids).
WITT. The Revd Bryan Witt, Hon. Canon of St Davids Cathedral, to be Canon Cursal, remaining Vicar of St Clears with Llangynin and Llanddowror and Llanfihangel Abercywyn (St Davids).

LAY APPOINTMENTS
HORDER. Anne Horder, now Chaplain for Wellbeing of Karis Medical Centre (Birmingham) (correction).
HUDSON. Sister Dawn Hudson CA, Trainee Evangelist of Warwick Gates Community Church (Coventry), to be Hospital Chaplaincy Assistant at Church Army Centre of Mission (Sheffield).
HULBERT. Frances Hulbert to be Lay Canon of Chester Cathedral (Chester).
LEGG. Valerie Legg now Open Door Project Worker of St Paul with St Luke, Tranmere and of the Resurrection with St Mary and St Columba, Liscard (Chester).
NICHOLS. Sister Sandra Nichols CA, Children and Families Evangelist of Hillsborough and Wadsley Bridge, to be NS Church Army Community Minister of Wadsley (Sheffield).

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