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18 December 2015

New archdeacon

THE next Archdeacon of Lincoln, in that diocese, is to be the Revd Gavin Kirk, Canon Precentor of Lincoln Cathedral since 2003. Before his present appointment, he was a Canon of Portsmouth Cathedral from 1998 to 2003, and had served in the dioceses of Rochester and Chichester.

Acting archdeacons

THE Bishop of Croydon, in Southwark diocese, the Revd Jonathan Clark, is to be also Acting Archdeacon of Reigate.

The Archdeacon of Maidstone, in Canterbury diocese, the Ven. Stephen Taylor, and the Archdeacon of Ashford, in the same diocese, the Ven. Philip Down, are to be also Joint Acting Archdeacons of Canterbury. They have both been in post since 2011.

Lee Abbey

THE next Warden of Lee Abbey is to be the Revd Simon Holland, Rector of Bath Walcot, and Assistant Rural Dean of Bath, in Bath & Wells diocese, since 2015. He had been Priest-in-Charge of Bath Walcot since 2007, and had served as Chaplain of Lee Abbey from 1995 to 1999.


ANAND. The Revd Jessie Anand, formerly Assistant Curate in St Hugh’s Charterhouse Mission Conventional District, to be Assistant Priest of St John’s, Angell Town (Southwark).

ANNESLEY-GAMESTER. The Revd Colette Annesley-Gamester, Assistant Curate of Spire Hill, to be Team Vicar in the Three Valleys Team Ministry (Salisbury).

BAYLISS. The Revd Geoffrey Bayliss, Vicar of North Blackwater, Rural Dean of Witham, and Hon. Canon of Chelmsford Cathedral (Chelmsford), now Team Rector in the Cowley Team Ministry (Oxford).

BELL. The Revd Jane Bell, Priest-in-Charge of St James’s, Stockton-on-Tees, and St John’s, Stockton-on-Tees, to be Priest-in-Charge of Stockton Christchurch (Durham).

BLOOMFIELD. The Revd Susan Bloomfield, Diocesan Chaplain among Deaf People (Southwell & Nottingham), to be also Mission Chaplain among Deaf People (Derby).

BRABIN-SMITH. The Revd Lorna Brabin-Smith, Team Vicar in the Fosse Team Ministry, with responsibility for Queniborough, Rearsby and Thrussington with Ratcliffe-on-the-Wreake (Leicester), to be Rector of Branston with Nocton and Potterhanworth (Lincoln).

BRAZIER. The Revd Thomas Brazier, Assistant Curate of Washington, to be Vicar of Greenside (Durham).

BUTCHER. The Revd Roger Butcher, Assistant Curate of Wyke Regis, to be Vicar of the Piddle Valley, Hilton, Cheselbourne and Melcombe Horsey (Salisbury).

CAPRON. The Revd Mark Capron, Assistant Curate of Pakefield, and of Carlton Colville and Mutford, to be Rector of Dersingham, Anmer, Ingoldisthorpe and Shernborne (Norwich).

CHAPMAN. The Revd Ann Chapman, Vicar of Upper Wensleydale, to be house-for-duty Assistant Curate (Priest) of Lower Swale, remaining Hon. Canon of Ripon Cathedral (West Yorkshire & the Dales).

COLLICUTT McGRATH. The Revd Dr Joanna Collicutt McGrath, NSM in the Witney Team Ministry, Tutor and Lecturer of Ripon College, Cuddesdon, and Diocesan Adviser for Spiritual Care for Older People, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

COSH. The Revd Roderick Cosh, Assistant Curate of Colnbrook and Datchet, and Area Dean of Burnham and Slough, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

CRONK. The Revd Simon Cronk, Vicar of Hughenden, and Area Dean of Wycombe, now Rector of Great with Little Milton and Great Haseley (Oxford).

DARRANT. The Revd Louis Darrant, formerly Rector of St Mary’s, Maldon, with Mundon (Chelmsford), to be Assistant Curate (Associate Vicar) of St Paul’s, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge (London).

DOBSON. The Revd Peter Dobson, Assistant Curate in the Christ the King Team Ministry, to be Vicar of St Peter’s, Monkseaton (Newcastle).

DRAPER. The Revd Charles Draper, Vicar of Great Faringdon with Little Coxwell, and Area Dean of the Vale of the White Horse, now Vicar of Wolvercote and Wytham (Oxford).

DUNK. The Revd Carol Dunk, NS Associate Priest of Ollerton with Boughton (Southwell & Nottingham), to be Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Fleet (Guildford).

EVERETT. The Revd Anthony Everett, Vicar of Christ Church, Herne Bay, to be also joint Area Dean of Reculver (Canterbury).

GAMBLE. The Revd Stephen Gamble, Vicar of Kirby Misperton with Normanby, Edston and Salton, and Rector of Middleton, Newton and Sinnington (York), to be Vicar of Kirklington with Burneston and Wath and Pickhill (West Yorkshire & the Dales).

GREENER. The Revd Yvonne Greener, Assistant Curate in the North Shields Team Ministry (Newcastle), to be Priest-in-Charge of Low Fell and Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Bensham and Teams (Durham).

GRIFFITHS. The Revd Clare Griffiths, Team Vicar in the Worcester South East Team Ministry, now Chaplain of St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester (Worcester).

GROOMBRIDGE. The Revd Sonia Groombridge, OLM Assistant Curate of St Andrew with St George, St Matthew and St John, Hornchurch, to be Associate Priest, remaining Healing and Deliverance Ministry Adviser of the Barking Episcopal Area(Chelmsford).

GROVES. The Revd Dr Peter Groves, Vicar of St Mary Magdalen’s, Oxford, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

HALL. The Revd Brian Hall, Rector of Carlton-in-the-Willows (Southwell & Nottingham), to be Vicar of St Andrew’s, Gorleston (Norwich).

HODGETTS. The Revd Alan Hodgetts, Chaplain of HM Prison Woodhill, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

HUGHES. The Revd Sally Hughes, Priest-in-Charge of Stoke Albany with Wilbarston and Ashley with Weston-By-Welland and Sutton Bassett, to be Rector (Peterborough) (correction).

JAMES. The Revd Susikaran James, Assistant Curate of Holy Trinity and St Matthias, Tulse Hill (Southwark), to be Priest-in-Charge of St Simon’s, Southsea (Portsmouth).

JOHNSON. The Revd Christopher Johnson, Assistant Curate of Weobley with Sarnesfield and Norton Canon (Hereford), to be Assistant Curate (Associate Vicar) of Wigston (Leicester).

KNIGHT. The Revd David Knight, Chaplain of St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester, now Chaplain of Mary Stevens Hospice, Oldswinford (Worcester).

MAGEE. The Revd Keith Magee, Vicar of St Mary Magdalene, Knighton, to be Vicar of Braunstone Park (Leicester).

MANN. The Revd Susan Mann, Assistant Curate of Wickford and Runwell, to be Priest-in-Charge of Orsett and Bulphan and Horndon on the Hill (Chelmsford).

NORMAN. The Revd Gary Norman, Priest-in-Charge of Croxdale and Tudhoe, and of Merrington, to be Vicar of Cornforth and Ferryhill (Durham).

O’SULLIVAN. The Revd Helen O’Sullivan, Priest-in-Charge of Shorwell with Kingston, and of Brighstone and Brooke with Mottistone (Portsmouth), to be Chaplain of St Paul’s Cathedral (London).

RAMSBOTTOM. The Revd Julie Ramsbottom, Rector of Finchampstead and California, and Area Dean of Sonning, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

READING. The Revd Siân Reading, Priest-in-Charge of Gretton with Rockingham and Cottlingham with East Carlton (Peterborough), to be Vicar.

ROBERTS. The Revd Vaughan Roberts, Rector of St Ebbe with Holy Trinity and St Peter-Le-Bailey, Oxford, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

ROWLANDS. The Revd Gareth Rowlands, Chaplain of Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Ely), now Lead Chaplain of Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead (Durham).

SUNLEY. The Revd Carol Sunley, NS Assistant Curate of North Ormesby, to be Assistant Curate of Ormesby (York).

WHIPP. The Revd Dr Margaret Whipp, Chaplain of the Churchill Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

WICKERT. The Revd Keith Wickert, NS Assistant Curate in the Fareham Team Ministry, to be Assistant Curate (Assistant Minister) of Bishop’s Waltham and of Upham (Portsmouth).

WICKINGS. The Revd Luke Wickings, Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) in the Tolworth, Hook and Surbiton Team Ministry (Southwark), to be Team Vicar.

WILLETTS. The Revd Susan Willetts, Team Vicar in the Uttoxeter Area Team Ministry (Lichfield), to be Vicar of the Good Shepherd, Loughborough (Leicester).

WILLSON-THOMAS. The Revd Chloe Willson-Thomas, Priest-in-Charge of Brixworth with Holcot (Peterborough), to be Rector.

WORSLEY. The Revd Christine Worsley, Kingdom People Development Officer, now NSM (Associate Priest) of Bredon with Bredon’s Norton, of Defford with Besford, of Eckington, of Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton Under Hill, and of Elmley Castle with Bricklehampton and the Combertons (Worcester).

ZAIR. The Revd Richard Zair, Priest-in-Charge of Marcham with Garford and Shippon, Evangelism Enabler of Abingdon deanery, and Evangelism Enabler of Berkshire archdeaconry and Area Dean of Abingdon, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).


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