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14 August 2015

Liverpool’s new archdeacons


THREE Archdeacons-designate have been announced for the new archdeaconries in the diocese of Liverpool (Gazette, 26 June).

The Archdeacon-designate of Wigan and West Lancashire is the Revd Dr Jennifer McKenzie, from the diocese of Virginia, in the Episcopal Church in the United States. Her experience includes interim ministry in parishes that had been involved in disputes over property withdrawn from the Episcopal Church.

The Archdeacon-designate of St Helens and Warrington is the Revd Roger Preece, Vicar of Bowdon in the diocese of Chester.

The Archdeacon-designate of Knowsley and Sefton is the Revd Pete Spiers, Vicar of St Luke’s, Great Crosby, in Liverpool diocese, and an Hon. Canon of Liverpool Cathedral.

It is expected that they will be collated on 14 November once the legal processes have been completed.


ASHWORTH. The Revd Vivien Ashworth, Priest-in-Charge of Lostock and of St Bede’s, Bolton le Moors, Morris Green (Manchester) to be Guardian of the Pilsdon At Malling Community.

BALL. The Revd Stephen Ball, Rector of the Canalside Benefice (Salisbury), to be Priest-in-Charge of Sherfield-on-Loddon and Stratfield Saye with Hartley Wespall with Stratfield Turgis and Bramley (Winchester).

BELL. The Revd David Bell, NS Assistant Curate of Hampton Hill (London), now NS Assistant Priest of All Saints’, Kingston, in the Kingston Team Ministry (Southwark).

BIGGS. The Revd Philip Biggs, Priest-in-Charge of St Cuthbert’s, Lytham (Blackburn), to be House-for-Duty Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St Neot and Warleggan in St Neot and Warleggan with Cardynham (Truro).

BINNS. The Revd Catherine Binns, Bolton Archdeaconry Officer for Self-Supporting Ministers, to be Chaplain of the Royal Bolton Hospital, remaining NSM of Stand, and Assistant Curate of Hillock and Unsworth (Manchester).

BUSH. The Revd Caspar Bush, Assistant Curate of Perranzabuloe and Crantock with Cubert, to be Team Rector in the Redruth with Lanner and Treleigh Team Ministry (Truro).

CASSIDY. The Revd Dr Ronald Cassidy, formerly Rector of St Lawrence’s, Denton, and Hon. Canon of Manchester Cathedral, to be Area Dean of Stretford (Manchester).

CAVALCANTI. The Revd Joabe Cavalcanti, Vicar of St Barnabas’s, Mitcham (Southwark), to be also Hon. Canon of the Cathedral of the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

CLEPHANE. The Revd Alexander Clephane, NSM of Flixton, and Manchester Archdeaconry Officer for Self-Supporting Ministers, to be also Area Dean of Stretford (Manchester)

CLIFFORD. The Revd Bruce Clifford, NS Associate Priest of St George’s, Gloucester, with Whaddon (Gloucester), to be Vicar.

DOTCHIN. The Revd Andrew Dotchin, Rector of Whitton and Thurleston with Akenham, to be Priest-in-Charge of St John the Baptist with St Edmund, Felixstowe (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

GORDON. The Revd Avis Gordon, NS Assistant Curate of Clifton, to be also Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands for the Salford archdeaconry (Manchester).

GOSS. The Revd David Goss, Vicar of Wheatley Hills, now Vicar of Wheatley Hills with Intake (Sheffield).

GREATOREX. The Revd Susan Greatorex, Rector of Kilmersdon with Babington, and of Radstock with Writhlington (Bath & Wells), to be Vicar of Lower Cam with Coaley (Gloucester).

GREGORY. The Revd Elizabeth Gregory, Assistant Curate in the Sole Bay Team Ministry (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich), to be Rector of Filton (Bristol).

HARRISON. The Revd Paul Harrison now Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Belbroughton with Fairfield and Clent, with special responsibility for Belbroughton with Fairfield, remaining Priest-in-Charge of Churchill-in-Halfshire with Blakedown and Broome, and Rural Dean of Stourbridge (Worcester).

INGRAM. The Revd Peter Ingram, Vicar of Holy Trinity, Millhouses, and Priest-in-Charge of Abbeydale, now Vicar of Abbeydale and Millhouses, remaining Hon. Canon of Sheffield Cathedral (Sheffield).

JONES. The Revd Benjamin Jones, Assistant Curate of St John the Baptist, Folkestone, and Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands (Canterbury), to be Associate Vicar of Emmanuel Church, South Croydon (Southwark).

MAGUIRE. The Revd Luke Maguire, Assistant Curate in the All Saints’ Team Ministry, Salford, to be Priest-in-Charge of All Saints’, Stretford (Manchester).

MANSFIELD. The Revd Alastair Mansfield, Chaplain of Royal Naval Auxiliary Service Culdrose, now Chaplain at the Air Forces Chaplaincy Centre at the Defence Academy (Royal Naval Chaplaincy Service)

MARWOOD. The Revd Timothy Marwood, Vicar of Petersham, Hon. Canon of Southwark Cathedral, and Acting Archdeacon of Wandsworth, to be also Priest-in-Charge of St John the Divine, Earlsfield (Southwark).

NEWTON. The Revd Richard Newton now Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Belbroughton with Fairfield and Clent, with special responsibility for Clent), remaining Rector of Hagley (Worcester).

ROBERTS. The Revd Edward Roberts, Priest-in-Charge of St Peter’s, Blackley, and of St Paul’s, Blackley, to be also Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands for the Manchester archdeaconry (Manchester).

ROWE. The Revd David Rowe, Warden of Lee Abbey (Exeter), to be Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church, Winchester (Winchester).

SANDAY. The Revd Robert Sanday, Priest-in-Charge designate of Hound to be also Assistant Curate of Bursledon, remaining Chaplain to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Winchester).

SMEETON. The Revd Nicholas Smeeton, Vicar of Coldhurst and Oldham St Stephen and All Martyrs to be also Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands for the Rochdale archdeaconry (Manchester).

STEVENSON. The Revd Andrew Stevenson, NS Priest-in-Charge of Mylor with Flushing, to be also Hon. Canon of Truro Cathedral (Truro) (correction).

SUTTON. The Revd Dr Charles Sutton, NS Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of All Saints with St John, Bristol, to be Vicar, remaining Diocesan Adviser for Self-Supporting Ministry (Bristol).

TATE. The Revd Denis Tate, NS Assistant Curate of Ellel and Shirehead (Blackburn), to be house-for-duty Team Vicar in the Ingleborough Team Ministry (West Yorkshire & the Dales)

THOMPSON. The Revd Abigail Thompson, Vicar of St James’s, Clifton, to be also Dean of Women’s Ministry (Sheffield).

VENN. The Revd Dr Richard Venn, Priest-in-Charge of Len Valley, to be Acting Area Dean of North Downs (Canterbury).

WILLIAMS. The Revd Timothy Williams, Vicar of Killay and Diocesan Communications Officer, (Swansea & Brecon) to be Rector in the Kidderminster West Team Ministry (St John the Baptist and Holy Innocents) (Worcester).

WILLOUGHBY. The Revd Diane Willoughby, Assistant Curate of St Clement, to be Vicar, remaining Assistant Curate of St Agnes and Mount Hawke with Mithian (Truro).



ASH. The Revd David Ash, Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of All Saints’, Wellington, with Eyton, and Local Parish Development Adviser of the Shrewsbury Area (Lichfield), to be Vicar of Prestatyn (St Asaph).

CARTER. The Revd Noel Carter, Team Rector in the Rhos-Cystennin Rectorial Benefice, now also Area Dean of Llanrwst and Rhos (St Asaph).

CHADWICK. The Revd Alan Chadwick Priest-in-Charge of Llanstadwel, and Area Dean of Roose, to be also Hon. Canon of St Davids Cathedral (St Davids).

ERLANDSON. The Revd Samuel Erlandson, Assistant Curate of Llay, Rossett and Isycoed, to be Assistant Curate in the Wrexham Mission Area (St Asaph)

GRACE. The Revd Alexandra Grace, Curate-in-Charge of Manorbier and St Florence (St Davids), now Priest-in-Charge, remaining Diocesan Vocations Adviser.

HOARE. The Revd Diana Hoare, formerly Vicar of the Middle Marches Benefice (Hereford), to be half-time Priest-in-Charge of Walton West with Talbenny and Haroldston West (St Davids).

HORSWELL. The Revd Kevin Horswell, Rector of Llanaber with Caerdeon, and Area Dean of Ardudwy (Bangor), to be Vicar of Mold (St Asaph).

JOHNSON. The Revd Dr Rhiannon Johnson, NS Priest-in-Charge of Walwyn’s Castle and Robeson West, and Diocesan Course Director for Exploring Faith, to be also Canon of St Davids Cathedral (St Davids).

JONES. The Revd Victoria Jones, Assistant Curate of Llangwm with Freystrop and Johnston, to be Priest-in-Charge of Llanedi with Trycroes and Saron, and of Gorslas and of Cross Hands (St Davids).

MACKNESS. The Revd Paul Mackness, Bishop’s Chaplain, and Hon. Canon of St Davids Cathedral, now also Assistant Dicoesan Warden of Ordinands, and to be also Canon of St Davids Cathedral (St Davids).

MORRIS. The Revd Nia Morris, Rector of Llanllwchaiarn and Newtown with Aberhafesp, and Area Dean and Mission Area Leader of Cedewain, to be also Cursal Canon of St Asaph Cathedral (St Asaph).

NORMAN. The Revd Lynette Norman, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant with Llanarmon Mynydd Mawr and Penybontfawr and Llangynog, to be Vicar, remaining Priest Guardian of the Shrine of St Melangell at Pennant Melangell (St Asaph).

RICHARDSON. The Revd Leigh Richardson, Priest-in-Charge of St Peter’s, Carmarthen, and Abergwili and Capel-y-Groes, and Area Dean of Carmarthen, to be also Canon of St Davids Cathedral (St Davids).

WALKER. The Revd Pauline Walker, Vicar of Llay, and of Rossett and Isycoed, to be Rector of Denbigh and of Henllan and Llannefydd and Bylchau, remaining Cursal Canon of St Asaph Cathedral (St Asaph).



LAWTON.Captain Christopher Lawton CA, Pioneer Minister in the Andover deanery (Winchester), to be Lead Evangelist at the St Asaph Centre for Mission, Wrexham (St Asaph).

MAPLE. Lynette Maple, Churchwarden of Leicester Cathedral, to be also Hon. Canon (Leicester).

SMITH. Joshua Smith, Youth and Community Worker in West Derby (Liverpool), to be Pioneer Evangelist at the St Asaph Centre for Mission, Wrexham (St Asaph).

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