THE next Chair of the Ministry Council, from Easter 2017, is to be the Rt Revd Martin Seeley, Bishop of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich, and Hon. Assistant Bishop of Ely. He succeeds Dr Steven Croft, Bishop of Oxford.
New temporary assistant archdeacons
THE Revd Dr Susan Penfold, Diocesan Director of Ministry, and Residentiary Canon of Blackburn Cathedral, and the Revd Dr Simon Cox, Rector of Bispham, Hon. Canon of Blackburn Cathedral, and Area Dean of Blackpool, are to be Temporary Assistant Archdeacons in the diocese.
BADGER. The Revd Mark Badger, Rector of Kempsey and Severn Stoke with Croome D’Abitot, to be also Assistant Curate, in charge of Norton (Worcester).
BAILEY. The Revd Carolyn Bailey, Hon. Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Great Missenden with Ballinger and Little Hampden (Oxford), to be Rector of the Ness Group (Lincoln).
BAKER. The Revd Alexander Baker, Hon. Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Gisburn (Blackburn), now Vicar.
BALDWIN. The Revd Shaun Baldwin, Vicar of Broughton, to be also Area Dean of Preston (Blackburn).
BENNETTS. The Revd Rachel Bennetts, Team Vicar of the Good Shepherd, in the North Farnborough Team Ministry (Guildford), to be Prior of a new Leicester monastic community (working name “Community of the Tree of Life”) (Leicester).
BHATTI. The Revd Kamran Bhatti, Assistant Curate of the Church of the Risen Lord in the Preston Team Ministry, to be Assistant Curate of the Risen Lord, Preston (Blackburn).
BOWDEN. The Revd Lynne Bowden, formerly OLM of Oatlands (Guildford), to be Hon. Assistant Curate of High Lane (Chester).
BRAILSFORD. The Revd Matthew Brailsford, Vicar of North Ferriby, to be also Area Dean of Hull (West) (York).
BROWN. The Revd Professor Judith Brown, NSM of Osney, now Interim Chaplain of Brasenose College, Oxford (Oxford).
CLARKE. The Revd Timothy Clarke, NSM of Birmingham Cathedral (Birmingham), now NSM (Associate Priest) of St Martin in the Cornmarket with St Swithun and St Paul, Worcester (Worcester), remaining Deputy Diocesan Chancellor (Derby).
COWAN. The Revd John Cowan, Vicar of St Cuthbert’s, Hull, and Chaplain of the University of Hull, to be also Area Dean of Hull (Central and North) (York).
CRUMPLER. The Revd Peter Crumpler, Hon. Assistant Curate of Sandridge (St Albans), now Hon. Associate Minister.
ELLIOTT. The Revd Simon Elliott, Vicar of St Martin with the Transfiguration, Hull, to be Vicar of Hutton Cranswick with Skerne, Watton and Beswick, and Priest-in-Charge of Nafferton with Wansford (York).
ERVING. The Revd Christel Erving, Assistant Curate of Walton on the Hill, to be Assistant Curate of St Mary’s, Wavertree (Liverpool).
GREY. The Revd Stephen Grey, Vicar of St Thomas’s, Garstang (Blackburn), to be Team Vicar in the Newton Team Ministry, and Area Dean of Winwick (Liverpool).
HAMBORG. The Revd Peter Hamborg, Vicar of Lea, and of Emmanuel Church, Preston, to be also Assistant Area Dean of Preston (Blackpool).
HARTLEY. The Revd Colin Hartley, Team Vicar in the Langley Marish Team Ministry, now Vicar of Southcourt (Oxford).
HILL. The Revd Christopher Hill, Priest-in-Charge of the Ely Team Ministry (Ely), to be Team Rector.
HOLMES. The Revd Lisa Holmes, OLM of the Ray Valley (Oxford), now Associate Minister.
HUMPHREYS. The Revd Lydia Humphreys, Vicar of the Transfiguration, Kempston (St Albans), to be Vicar of Shepshed and Oaks in Charnwood (Leicester).
JESSON. The Revd Julia Jesson, Team Vicar in the Retford Area Team Ministry, and Area Dean of Bassetlaw and Bawtry (Southwell & Nottingham), to be Vicar of Knotty Ash (Liverpool).
JOHNSON. The Revd Christopher Johnson, Assistant Curate of Pickering with Lockton and Levisham (York), to be Vicar of Horbury with Horbury Bridge (Leeds).
JONES. The Revd Phillip Jones, Diocesan Mission Development Officer — Economy, and Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of St Barnabas’s, Worcester (Worcester), to be Team Rector in the Hanley Team Ministry, with special responsibility for St Matthew’s, Birches Head, and Holy Trinity, Northwood, and shared responsibility for St Luke’s, Hanley (Lichfield).
KEMP. The Revd Ian Kemp, Assistant Curate of Penn (Lichfield), to be Chaplain to the Forces (Army).
LAUTENBACH. The Revd Glynnis Lautenbach, formerly Assistant Curate of Oxton (Chester), now Priest-in-Charge of Burghfield (Oxford).
LEEMAN. The Revd Penelope Leeman, formerly Assistant Curate of St Athanaseus with St Mary, Kirkdale, now Assistant Curate in the Maghull and Melling Team Ministry (Liverpool).
McCORMACK. The Revd Dr Alan McCormack, Dean of Goodenough College, now also Hon. Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of St George’s, Hanover Square, Westminster (London).
MADDY. The Revd Kevin Maddy, Priest-in-Charge of Hackington, and Chaplain of the Archbishop’s School, Canterbury, now also Assistant Area Dean of Canterbury (Canterbury).
MOCK. The Revd David Mock, Team Vicar in the Macclesfield Team Ministry, to be Priest-in-Charge of Barnton (Chester).
MORGAN. The Revd Andrew Morgan, Assistant Curate of Trentham (Lichfield), to be Vicar of St Peter with St Owen and St James, Hereford (Hereford).
MUKHOLI. The Revd Patrick Mukholi, Penhill Pioneer Minister, and NS Assistant Curate of Penhill and of Upper Stratton (Bristol), now NS Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of St Paul’s, Wokingham (Oxford).
MURNANE. The Revd Terence Murnane, Priest-in-Charge of St James’s, Haslingden with Grane and Stonefold, and of Musbury, to be Vicar of both benefices (Blackburn) (diocesan correction).
NORTH. The Revd Mark North, Vicar of Burnham, to be also Area Dean of Maldon and Dengie (Chelmsford).
NUNN. The Revd Peter Nunn, Priest-in-Charge of The Risen Lord in the Preston Team Ministry, Preston, to be Vicar of the Risen Lord, Preston (Blackburn).
PARK. The Revd Christopher Park, Priest-in-Charge of Alne, and of Brafferton with Pilmoor, Myton-on-Swale and Thormanby, to be Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Huntington (York).
PENNINGTON. The Revd Nicola Pennington, Assistant Curate of Maryport, Netherton and Flimby, to be Team Leader in Cumrbia Christian Learning (Carlisle).
PRICE. The Revd Katherine Price, Assistant Curate in the St Mary and St James, St Hugh, St Mark and St Martin Team Ministry, Great Grimsby (Lincoln), to be Chaplain of The Queen’s College, Oxford.
RABLEN. The Revd Christine Rablen, Vicar of St Mary with St Edward and St Luke, Leyton, now also Area Dean of Waltham Forest (Chelmsford).
REGAN. The Revd Gareth Regan, Assistant Curate of Penn Fields (Lichfield), to be Team Vicar and Missioner in the Newton Abbot Team Ministry (Exeter).
SHARPLES. The Revd Gregory Sharples, Assistant Curate in the South Widnes Team Ministry (Liverpool), to be Team Vicar.
SHENTON. The Revd Brian Shenton, Canon Emeritus of Christ Church, Oxford, now also Hon. Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Nettlebed with Bix, Highmoor, Pishill and Rotherfield Greys, and of Nuffield (Oxford).
SILLIS. The Revd Andrew Sillis, Vicar of St Thomas’s, Stourbridge, now also Rural Dean of Stourbridge (Worcester).
SIMPSON. The Revd Derek Simpson, Team Rector in the Brentford Team Ministry London) to be Rector of Thirsk (York).
TERRY. The Revd Dr Justyn Terry, Dean and President of Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry, Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, ECUSA), now Academic Dean of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford (Oxford).
THRELFALL-HOLMES. The Revd Dr Miranda Threlfall-Holmes, Vicar of Belmont and Pittington, and Area Dean of Durham (Durham), to be Team Rector in the St Luke in the City Team Ministry (Liverpool).
TOWNER. The Revd Andrew Towner, Priest-in-Charge of Houghton and Kingmoor, to be also Chair of the Diocesan Board of Education (Carlisle).
TURNBULL. The Revd Sally Turnbull, OLM of the Ownby Group (Lincoln) to be half-time Rector.
WALKER. The Revd Anthony Walker, Team Rector in the Retford Area Team Ministry, and Hon. Canon of Southwell Minster (Southwell & Nottingham), to be Vicar of Morton and Riddlesden (Leeds).
WALKER. The Revd Richard Walker, Vicar of St Nicholas’s, Beverley, and Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands, to be Vicar of St Mary with Christ Church and Holy Apostles, Scarborough (York).
WATERS. The Revd Paul Waters, formerly Hon. Priest-in-Charge of St John’s, Ilkeston, and Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Kirk Hallam, now Hon. Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Spondon (Derby).
ANETTS. The Revd Roy Anetts, Priest-in-Charge of St Cyprian’s, Hay Mill, Yardley, and of St Michael and All Angels, South Yardley (Birmingham), now Rector of St James the Great, Cupar, and St Mary’s, Ladybank (St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane).
GIBSON. The Revd Catherine Gibson, Diocesan Supernumerary (Aberdeen & Orkney), now Priest-in-Charge of St Andrew’s, Brechin (Brechin).
BURGUM. Nicole Burgum, Acting Warden of Southwark Diocesan Association of Readers (Southwark), now Warden.