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Review of 2017: appointments

21 December 2017

Scottish Episcopal Church

The youngest member of the College of Bishops: the Most Revd Mark Strange, the new Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church

The youngest member of the College of Bishops: the Most Revd Mark Strange, the new Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church

NEW Primates whose election was announced during the year were the Bishop of Moray, Ross & Caithness (the Rt Revd Mark Strange) as Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church; the Bishop of Swansea & Brecon (Dr John Davies) as Archbishop of Wales; and the Bishop of Khartoum (the Rt Revd Ezekiel Kondo) as Primate of Sudan.

The Rt Revd Kay Goldsworthy was translated from Gippsland to be Arch­bishop of Perth.

Other episcopal appointments in­­cluded those of the Very Revd Dr Peter Wilcox as Bishop of Sheffield; the Very Revd Dr Sami Fawzy She­hata as Bishop of North Africa; the Very Revd June Osborne as Bishop of Llandaff; the Ven. Peter Eagles as Bishop of Sodor & Man; the Revd Dr Steven Bamford as Bishop of Dune­­din; Canon Anne Dyer as Bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney.


The Revd Dr Eleanor Sanderson as Assistant Bishop of Wellington; the Rt Revd Tim Thornton, Bishop of Truro, as Bishop at Lambeth; Canon Guli Francis-Dehqani as first Bishop of Loughborough; Dr Helen-Ann Hartley as Bishop of Ripon, translated from Waikato; the Most Revd Bernard Ntahoturi, formerly Primate of Burun­­di, as Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome; and the Bishop of Repton (the Rt Revd Jan McFarlane) as Chair of the Sandford St Martin Trust.


AMONG clergy appointments were those of the Revd Philip Andrew as Archdeacon of Chelten­­ham; the Revd Dr Anne Gell as Archdeacon of Wells; the Revd Michael Lodge as Arch­­­deacon of Southend; the Revd Karen Lund as Archdeacon of Man­chester; the Revd Dr Susan Penfold and the Revd Dr Simon Cox as tem­porary Assistant Archdeacons in Blackburn diocese; the Revd Ray­mond Stewart as Dean of Derry; the Revd Chris­topher Hare as Acting Archdeacon of Bath, and later the Revd Adrian Youings as Arch­­deacon.

The Revd Mike Keirle as Dean of Jersey; the Revd Michael McGurk as Archdeacon of Liverpool; the Revd Claire Wood as Archdeacon of Lough­­borough; the Revd Matt Thompson as Dean of Birmingham; the Revd Jean Burgess as Assistant Archdeacon of Derby, and later the Revd Peter Walley as Acting Arch­deacon; the Revd Vanessa Herrick as Archdeacon of Harlow; the Revd Dr Barry Wilson as Vice-Dean of Chester; the Revd John Conway as Provost of St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh.

Canon Stephen Hance as Dean of Derby; the Revd Stephen Pullin as Archdeacon of Berkshire; the Revd Philip Williams as Associate Arch­deacon for transition ministry in Southwell & Nottingham diocese; Canon Tim Sledge as Dean of Peterborough, and after his with­drawal, the Very Revd Christopher Dalliston; the Ven. Clinton Langs­ton as Archdeacon for the Army; the Revd Julie Conalty as Archdeacon of Tonbridge; and the Revd Robert Jenkins as Assistant Arch­deacon in Guildford diocese.

The Very Revd Jonathan Greener as Dean of Exeter; the Revd Dr Sarah Rowland Jones as Dean of St Davids; the Revd Dorrien Davies as Archdeacon of Carmarthen; the Revd Darren Miller as Archdeacon of Ashford; the Revd Richard Simpson as Arch­deacon of Auck­land; the Revd Carol Coslett as Archdeacon of Chester­field; the Revd Bertrand Olivier as Dean of Montreal; the Revd Susan Field as Archdeacon Pastor in Coventry diocese; the Ven. Paul Davies as Archdeacon of Surrey; the Revd Sarah Murray as Provost of St Andrew’s Cathedral, Inverness; the Ven. Stephen Forde as Dean of St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast; the Revd Niall Sloane as Dean of St Mary’s Cathedral, Limer­ick; the Revd An­­thony Macpherson as Acting Dean of Wakefield; the Revd Stephen McWhirter as Arch­deacon of Killala and Achonry; the Revd Dr Rosalyn Murphy as Prior of the Community of St Anselm; the Revd Jean Burgess as Archdeacon of Bolton.

The Revd Dr Philip Plyming as Warden of Cranmer Hall; the Revd Duncan Dormor as Chief Executive of USPG; the Revd Dr Stephen Spencer as Director for Theological Education of the Anglican Com­mun­ion; the Revd Nicholas Mercer as Rector of Christ Church Ca­­thedral, Stanley, Falkland Islands; the Revd David Male as Director of Evangelism and Dis­ciple­ship in the Archbishops’ Council.


LAY appointments included those of Tim Livesey as Chief Executive of Em­­brace the Middle East; Dr Tim Ling as the Church Army’s Director of Research; Loretta Minghiella as First Church Estates Commissioner; Phil George as Chief Executive of the 2020 Lambeth Conference; Debbie Clinton as Director of Renewal and Reform, Archbishops’ Council.


OTHER appointments included those of Dr Michael Marten as Leader of the Iona Community; Monica Kusch­meirz as Director of Scripture Union International; the Coptic Ortho­dox Bishop of London (His Grace Bishop Angaelos) as President of the Bible Society; and the Revd Susan Brown as Moder­ator of General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

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