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20 July 2018

New archdeacon

THE next Archdeacon of Leicester is to be Canon Richard Worsfold, Vicar of the Martyrs’, Leicester, and Area Dean of the City of Leicester. He has served in Leicester diocese since his ordination in 1995. He will take up his new post in November.


Acting archdeacon

CANON Michael Johnson is now the Acting Archdeacon of Bristol. Before his appointment on 1 June, he had served in Bristol diocese from 1993 until 2017, most recently as Vicar of Wroughton, and an Hon. Canon of Bristol Cathedral. He was also Area Dean of Swindon, from 1999 to 2006, and Rural Dean of Wroughton, from 1997 to 1999.


Ossory changes

THE next Dean of Ossory, in Cashel & Ossory diocese, Rector of Kilkenny, Aghour and Kilmanagh, and Prebendary of St Laserian’s Cathedral, Leighlin, is to be the Revd David Macdonnell, Rector of Dunfanaghy, Raymunterdoney and Tullaghbegley in Derry & Raphoe diocese, since 2014. Before his present appointment, he was Assistant Curate of the Christ Church Cathedral Group, Dublin, in Dublin & Glendalough diocese, and Treasurer’s Vicar of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin.

The Ven. Andrew Orr, Archdeacon of Ossory and Leighlin, since 2014, Diocesan Registrar, since 2012, and Rector of Tullow with Shillelagh, Aghold and Mullinacuff, since 2009, is to be Priest-in-Charge of Youghal with Ardmore, Castlemartyr and Ballycotton, and Chaplain of Midleton College in the diocese of Cork, Cloyne & Ross.


ADENIRAN. The Revd Amy Adeniran, Assistant Curate of Shirley (Winchester), to be half-time Pioneer Minister of the Whiteley Conventional District (Portsmouth).

BORLEY. The Revd Dr Mark Borley, Vicar of St Francis of Assisi Local Ecumenical Project, Ruxley Lane, Ewell, now Interim Priest-in-Charge of St John’s, Stoneleigh (Guildford).

BOTTOMER. The Revd Sally Bottomer, Assistant Curate of Aston Clinton with Buckland and Drayton Beauchamp (Oxford), now Rector.

BRYSON. The Revd Victoria Bryson, Assistant Curate of the Transfiguration, Kempston, to be Rector of St John the Baptist and St Leonard, Bedford (St Albans).

BUXTON. The Revd Dr Nicholas Buxton, Priest-in-Charge of St John the Baptist, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Diocesan Church and Society Adviser (Newcastle), to be Director of St Antony’s Priory, Durham (Durham).

CAMPBELL. The Revd Kenneth Campbell, Priest-in-Charge of Appleton and of Besselsleigh (Oxford), now Rector.

COWIE. The Revd Andrew Cowie, Vicar of Thames Ditton, now also Area Dean of Emly (Guildford).

CROOKES. The Revd Dr Keith Crookes, NS Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Deepcar and of Bolsterstone, now NS Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of The Cornerstone Benefice (Sheffield).

DIXON. The Revd Captain Stephen Dixon CA, Assistant Curate of All Saints’, Gosforth, to be Vicar of the Church of the Holy Saviour, Tynemouth Priory (Newcastle).

DOMMETT. The Revd Simon Dommett, Rector of Aynho and Croughton with Evenley and Farthinghoe and Hinton-in-the-Hedges with Steane, and Rural Dean of Brackley (Peterborough), to be Priest-in-Charge of Goldington (St Albans).

EGHTEDARIAN. The Revd Mohammad Eghtedarian, Assistant Curate of Liverpool Cathedral (Liverpool), to be Chaplain of St Nicolas’s, Ankara, Turkey (Europe).

GALLAGHER. The Revd Barbara Gallagher, NSM (Assistant Priest) of St Mary’s, Creeting, St Peter’s, Creeting, and Earl Stonham with Stonham Parva (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich), to be Priest-in-Charge of Weedon Bec with Everdon and Dodford (Peterborough).

HARROP. The Revd Stephen Harrop, house-for-duty Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Adbaston, High Offley, Knightley, Norbury, Woodseaves, Gnosall and Moreton (Lichfield), now Rector of the Harlaxton Group (Lincoln).

HEWITT. The Revd Laura Hewitt, Vicar of New Barnet, now also Assistant Rural Dean of Barnet (St Albans).

JABLONSKI. The Revd Anne Jablonski, Vicar of St Peter and St Paul, Bromley (Rochester), to be half-time Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Mudeford (Winchester).

JENNER. The Revd Peter Jenner, Priest-in-Charge of Hinchley Wood (Guildford), now Vicar.

LYNAS. The Revd Angela Lynas, NS Assistant Curate in the Cheshunt Team Ministry, now NS Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Aston, Bramfield, Stapleford, Waterford and Watton-at-Stone (St Albans).

McCORMACK. The Revd Lesley McCormack, formerly NS Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of St Peter and St Paul with St Michael and All Angels, Kettering, Oakham Archdeaconry Officer for Self-Supporting Ministry, and Hon. Canon of Peterborough Cathedral (Peterborough), now Canon Emeritus.

OSTLER. The Revd Christine Ostler, formerly Hon. Priest-in-Charge of St Barnabas’s, Wellingborough (Peterborough), now Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of All Saints’, Wellingborough, and of All Hallows’, Wellingborough (Peterborough).

PADLEY. The Revd Dr Kenneth Padley, Vicar of St Michael’s, St Albans, now also Assistant Rural Dean of St Albans (St Albans).

PENDLEBURY. The Revd Stephen Pendlebury, house-for-duty Assistant Priest of Bolsterstone, now house-for-duty Assistant Priest of the Cornerstone Benefice (Sheffield).

PYKE. The Revd Ruth Pyke, Rector of Barkway, Barley, Reed and Buckland, and Hon. Canon of St Albans Cathedral, now also Assistant Rural Dean of Buntingford (St Albans).

SHERMAN. The Revd Cornelia Sherman, Priest-in-Charge of Purbrook, Assistant Curate of Crookhorn and of Portsdown, to be Chaplain to the University of Portsmouth (Portsmouth).

STUCKES. The Revd Stephen Stuckes, Chaplain of St Ursula’s, Berne, Switzerland (Europe), to be Rector of the Cuckmere Churches: Alfriston with Lullington, Litlington, West Dean and Folkington (Chichester).

WILLIAMS. The Revd Dr Rowan Williams, Chaplain of the University of York (York), to be Canon Precentor of Peterborough Cathedral (Peterborough).



BENTON-EVANS. The Revd James Benton-Evans, Rector of Peebles and of Innerleithen (Edinburgh), now Priest-in-Charge in the East End Team Ministry, Glasgow (Glasgow & Galloway).

BREWER-LENNON. The Revd Oliver Brewer-Lennon, Assistant Curate of St Peter’s, Edinburgh, now Assistant Curate of St Ninian’s, Edinburgh (Edinburgh).

IND. The Revd Dominic Ind, Rector of St Saviour’s, Bridge of Allen, Chaplain of Stirling University, Bishop’s Chaplain, and Canon of St Ninian’s Cathedral, Perth (St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane), to be Rector of St Michael and All Angels, Helensburgh (Glasgow).



BENSON. The Revd Philip Benson, Assistant Curate of Larne and Inver, to be Priest-in-Charge of Kilwaughter with Cairncastle and Craigy Hill (Connor).

BLAIR. The Revd Henry Blair, Canon of St Macartan’s Cathedral, Clogher, and St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, to be Prebendary, remaining Rector of Magheraculmoney (Clogher).

FITZPATRICK. The Revd Victor Fitzpatrick, Rector of Kilcooley with Littleton, Crohane and Fertagh, to be Rector of Clonenagh with Offerlane, Borris-in-Ossory, Seirkieran and Roskelton (Cashel & Ossory).

GRAHAM. The Revd Alistair Graham, Rector of Mullingar with Portnashangan, Moyliscar, Kilbixy, Almoritia, Killucan, Clonard and Castlelost, to be also Canon of St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare, and of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Trim (Meath & Kildare).

GRAHAM. The Revd Kevin Graham, Rector of St Bartholomew’s, Belfast, to be also Rural Dean of South Belfast (Connor).

HEBER. The Revd Andrew Heber, Rector of Clogherny with Seskinore and Drumnakilly (Armagh), to be Rector of Carnmoney (Connor).

LOCKHART. The Revd David Lockhart, Rector of Cloughfern, to be Rector of Larne and Inver, and Glynn with Raloo (Connor).

LOWRY. The Very Revd Stephen Lowry, Rector of Killaney with Carryduff, and Canon of St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, to be also Area Dean of Dufferin (Down & Dromore).

McLOUGHLIN. The Revd John Mcloughlin, Rector of Clonfeacle with Derrygortreavy, and of Eglish (Armagh), to be Rector of Aghavea (Clogher).

MILLAR. The Revd Gary Millar, Rector of Ahoghill with Portglenone (Connor), to be Rector of Kilrea, Tamlaght O’Crilly Upper and Tamlaght O’Crilly Lower (Derry & Raphoe).

MOSES. The Revd David Moses, Assistant Curate of Monaghan with Tydavnet and Kilmore (Clogher), to be Bishop’s Curate of Drumgoon with Ashfield, Killesherdoney and Dernakesh (Kilmore, Elphin & Ardagh).

PEILOW. The Revd Lynda Peilow, Rector of Rector of Clonsast with Rathangan, Thomastown, Monasteroris, Carbury and Rahan, and Canon of St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare, and of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Trim (Meath & Kildare), to be Rector of St Nicholas’s, Galway, with Kilcummin (Tuam, Killala & Achonry).

SKUCE. The Revd David Skuce, Rector of Inishmacsaint, and Prebendary of St Macartan’s Cathedral, Clogher, and St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, to be Chancellor of Clogher (Clogher).

STEACY. The Revd William Steacy, Rector of Kingscourt with Drumconrath, Syddan and Moybologue, to be Rector of Athlone with Benown, Kiltoom and Forgney (Kildare & Meath).

STUART. The Revd Sister Ann-Marie Stuart FJ, formerly NSM of Brigham, Great Broughton and Broughton Moor (Carlisle), to be Assistant Curate of Kilcolman with Kiltallagh, Killorglin, Knockane and Glenbeigh (Limerick & Calloe).



PIERCE. The Revd Christopher Pierce, Rector of Clondehorkey with Cashel and Ballymore (Derry & Raphoe), to be Vicar of St Alban’s, Grand Cayman, and St Mary’s, Cayman Brac (North Eastern Carribean and Aruba, Province of the West Indies).



ALLPORT. James Allport, Manager of Democratic Engagement at the John Lewis Partnership, to be Diocesan Secretary (Portsmouth).

CRAMPTON. Ariane Crampton, Head of Employment and Skills at Wiltshire Council, now Director of Learning and Outreach at Salisbury Cathedral (Salisbury).

MANSELL. Dr Peter Mansell, now Warden of Lay Ministry (Chichester).


HALL. The Revd Trey Hall, Mission Adviser for Birmingham District, to be Director of Evangelism and Growth for the Methodist Church.

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