Resignations and retirements

18 August 2017

Dean resigns

The Very Revd Dr Frances Ward, Dean of St Edmundsbury, in St Edmundsbury & Ipswich diocese, since 2010, is resigning in late October to pursue a career as a writer and academic theologian. Before her present appointment, she had been Canon Residentiary of Bradford Cathedral since 2006, and before that held posts in Manchester diocese since 1989.

The 2018 Train-a-Priest Fund

Help train the next generation of priests - donate to the Church Times Train-a-Priest (TAP) Fund this Lent

Donate online

Read more about this year's appeal

The Church Times Archive

Read reports from issues stretching back to 1863, search for your parish or see if any of the clergy you know get a mention.

FREE for Church Times subscribers.

Explore the archive

Forthcoming Events

5-6 May 2018
Church Times Festival of Poetry
With Sarum College, Salisbury. More details coming soon - register your interest here

Subscribe now to get full access

To explore the Church Times website fully, please sign in or subscribe.

Non-subscribers can read up to twelve articles for free. (You will need to register.)