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18 January 2019

BLADEN. The Revd Catherine Bladen, Priest-in-Charge of Hepworth with Hinderclay Wattisfield and Thelnetham, and of Stanton, Hopton, Market Weston, Barningham and Coney Weston, now Rector of the Stanton Benefice (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

BRADBERRY. The Revd Dr Stephen Bradberry, Chaplain of Rishworth School, now also Hon. Canon Emeritus of Wakefield Cathedral (Leeds).

BRANDON. The Revd Dr Beatrice Brandon, formerly Archbishops’ Adviser for the Healing Ministry, to be Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of Aldwincle, Clopton, Pilton, Stoke Doyle, Thorpe Achurch, Titchmarsh and Wadenhoe (Peterborough).

BREED. The Revd Verena Breed, Team Rector in the Bicester with Bucknell, Caversfield and Launton Team Ministry, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

BULL. The Revd Christopher Bull, Vicar of Flackwell Heath, Assistant Archdeacon of Buckingham, and Chaplain of the Buckinghamshire Royal British Legion, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford (Oxford).

CROSSLEY. The Revd Ruth Crossley, Priest-in-Charge of Dalton-In-Furness and Ireleth-With-Askam, Bishop’s Adviser for Women in Ministry, and Hon. Canon of Carlisle Cathedral, now also Rural Dean of Furness (Carlisle).

DEAKIN. The Revd Christopher Deakin, Priest-in-Charge of Hargrave (Chester), to be Vicar.

DOBSON. The Revd Catherine Dobson, Rector of Bacton, Happisburgh, Hempstead with Eccles and Lessingham, Ridlington, Sea Palling with Waxham, Walcott, and Witton, to be also Rural Dean of St Benet at Waxham and Tunstead (Norwich).

GAGE. The Revd Aëlla Gage, Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of St Peter’s and St Botolph’s, Colchester (Chelmsford), to be Chaplain of Cothill House, Abingdon, and Vicar of Dry Sandford (Oxford).

GRAHAM. The Revd Harry John Graham, General Secretary of Mission Without Borders UK, now also Interim NS Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of St Aldhelm’s, Edmonton (London).

HAM. The Revd Robin Ham, Pioneer Curate in Barrow deanery, to be Associate Priest (Pioneer Minister) with specific responsibility for Grace Church, Barrow (Carlisle).

HUNT. The Revd Craig Hunt, Assistant Curate (Associate Vicar) of St Mary Bredin, Canterbury, and Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands (Canterbury), to be Diocesan Director of Ordinands (Southwell & Nottingham).

KERR. The Revd Bryan Kerr, formerly Dean and Rector of Dromore Cathedral (Down & Dromore), to be Priest-in-Charge of Heversham and Milnthorpe, and of Levens (Carlisle).

KIRBY. The Revd Dr Michael Kirby, formerly Chaplain of Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Chester), now NS Chaplain of Liverpool Cathedral (Liverpool).

MERRY. The Revd Philip Merry, Priest-in-Charge of Badwell and Walsham (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich), now Rector.

POWER. The Revd Richard Power, Assistant Curate of St Paul’s, Banbury (Oxford), to be Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Harold Wood (Chelmsford).

PULLIN. The Revd Stephen Pullin, Vicar of St Mary the Virgin, Reading, and Assistant Archdeacon of Berkshire, to be also Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford(Oxford).

RYCRAFT. The Revd Rosemary Rycraft, Priest-in-Charge of Dalham, Gazeley, Higham, Kentford and Moulton, now also Acting Rural Dean of Mildenhall (St Edmundsbury & Ipswich).

TOBIN. The Revd Rebecca Tobin, Chaplain of HM Prison and Young Offenders’ Institution Stoke Heath (Lichfield), now Chaplain of HM Prison Durham (Durham) and of HM Prison Deerbolt (Leeds).

VALENTINE. The Revd Katherine Valentine, Priest-in-Charge of Pakenham with Norton and Tostock, and Assistant Curate of Badwell and Walsham, now Rector of Pakenham with Norton, Tostock, Great Ashfield, Hunston and Stowlangtoft, remaining Rural Dean of Ixworth, and Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands (St Edmunsbury & Ipswich).


HODGES. The Revd Tony Hodges, Assistant Curate (Associate Priest) of Bro Ardudwy Ministry Area (Bangor), to be Vicar and Ministries Area Leader.


AXFORD. Chloe Axford, Reporter and Producer of BBC South West, to be Director of Communications and Engagement (Exeter).

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