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Resignations and retirements

02 December 2016

ANTHONY. The Revd Ian An­­thony, Diocesan Officer for Self-supporting Ministers: 29 January 2017, remaining Hon. Assistant Curate of Little Lever, and Hon. Canon of Manchester Cathedral (Man­­­chester).

BAILEY. The Revd Stephen Bailey, Vicar of St Matthew’s, Cobo, Guernsey, and Rector of St Marie
du Castel, Guernsey (Canterbury and Winchester): 28 February 2017.

BENTLEY. The Revd Ian Bentley, Vicar of Chineham (Winchester): 30 April 2017.

BOURKE. The Revd Ronald Bourke, Rector of Boyle and Elphin with Aghanagh, Kilbryan, Ardcarne and Croghan, and Canon of Elphin Cathedral (Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh).

CASTLE. The Revd Brian Castle, Priest-in-Charge of St Giles’s, Sheldon, re­­maining Vicar of St Thomas’s, Garretts Green, and
Tile Cross, Aston Archdeaconry Bishop’s Adviser for Funeral Minis­try, and Hon. Canon of Birming­ham Cathedral (Birmingham).

COLLIER. The Revd Stephen Collier, Hon. Assistant Curate of All Hallows’, North Greenford (Lon­don).

FINDON. The Revd Dr John Findon, Rector of St Mary the Vir­gin, Bury (Manchester): 15 January 2017.

GODFREY. The Revd Patricia Godfrey, NS Assistant Curate of Dover Town, and of St Martin’s, Dover (Canterbury): 1 January 2017.

GOUGH. The Revd Lynda Gough, Assistant Curate (Associate Minis­ter) of Holy Trinity, Darlington (Durham).

HARPER. The Revd Alan Harper, Priest-in-Charge of St Michael’s, Kirk Langley, of All Saints’, Mackworth, and of All Saints’, Mug­ginton and Kedleston, and Bishop’s Officer, for Prayer and Worship, and Hon. Canon of Derby Cathedral (Derby): 17 February 2017, becom­ing Canon Emeritus.

HINKSMAN. The Revd Adrian Hinksman, Diocesan Widows’ Of­­ficer for St Albans archdeaconry (St Albans).

HOWARTH. The Revd Miles How­arth, Spiritual Care Co-­ordinator of Dr Kershaw’s Hospice, remaining Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church with St George, Den­ton, and As­­sistant Curate of St Lawrence’s, Denton, and of St Stephen’s, Auden­shaw, and St Anne’s, Haugh­ton (Manchester).

LONG. The Revd Richard Long, Team Vicar in the Marfleet Team Ministry (York): 26 February 2017.

LUFF. The Revd Caroline Luff, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of the Three Rivers Mission Com­munity: Diptford, North Huish, Harberton, Harbertonford, Halwell and Moreleigh; Ermington and Ug­­borough (Exeter).

MERCER. The Revd Nicholas Mercer, Hon. Assistant Curate of St Paul’s, Wilton Place, Vicar General of the London College of Bishops, Diocesan Director of Ordinands, and Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathed­ral (London): 7 January 2017, be­­coming Prebendary Emeritus.

PARES. The Revd John Pares, Priest-in-Charge of St Clement’s, Bournemouth: 9 January 2017, remaining Priest-in-Charge of St James’s, Pokesdown (Winchester).

ROYLANCE. The Revd Margaret Roylance, NS Assistant Curate of Tenterden, Rother and Oxney (Canterbury): 31 January 2017.

RUSH. The Revd Shan Rush, Chaplain of Bluebell Wood Chil­dren’s Hospice, remaining Hon. Assistant Curate of Broomhill, Sheffield (Sheffield).

STANTON. The Revd Gregory Stanton, Vicar of St John’s, Bovey Tracey, with Heathfield (Exeter): 15 January 2017.

VARGESON. The Revd Peter Vargeson, Area Dean of Eastleigh: 3 December, remaining Vicar of St Leonard’s, Bursledon, and Assistant Curate of St Edward the Confessor with St Mary the Virgin, Hound (Winchester), and Hon. Canon of Tororo Cathedral (Bukedi, Uganda).

WEAVER. The Revd David Weaver, Vicar of St Richard’s, Haywards Heath (Chichester).

YATES. The Revd Warwick Yates, Priest-in-Charge of St Clement’s, Prague (Europe): 30 April 2017.

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