Appointments: Church appointments

The following appointments have been announced by the Church of England:

The Rev Christopher Baker, Tutor, Sarum and Wells Theological College in the Bath and Wells diocese: to be (non-stipendiary) Director of Christian Training for Milton Keynes (Oxford).

The Rev Stephen Batty, Assistant Curate, Wimborne Minster and Holt St James Team Ministry: to be Priest-in-charge, Yetminster with Ryme Intrinseca and High Stoy (Salisbury).

The Rev Ivan Brown, Assistant Curate, St Nicholas at Wade with Sarre and Chislet with Hoath (Canterbury), just retired: to have permission to officiate in Thanet Deanery, same diocese.

The Rev Robin Cardwell, Vicar/Community Affairs Chaplain, Derry Hill (Salisbury): to be the Incumbent, Derry Hill, Bremhill and Foxham, same diocese.

The Rev John Clarke, Curate, St Mary of Bethany, Woking (Guildford): to be Vicar, St Mary the Virgin, Greenham (Oxford).

The Rev David Dadswell, Anglican Chaplain to Brunel University (London): to be Vicar, St Jude, Cantril Farm (Liverpool).

The Rev Brian Fortnum, Vicar, St Peter and St Paul, Shorne: to be Priest-in-charge, Speldhurst with Groombridge and Ashurst (Rochester).

The Rev Gerald Gould, Priest-in-charge, Crook Peak: to be Rector, Crook Peak (Bath and Wells).

The Rev Andrew Greany, Vicar, All Saints, Hessle (York): be Priest-in-charge, St Mary the Less, Cambridge (Ely).

The Rev Thomas Heggs, Vicar, Upwell and Outwell: to be Priest-in-charge, Yaxley (Ely).

The Rev James Heslop, Team Rector, Howden Team Ministry (York): to be Warden of the College of St Barnabas, Lingfield (Southwark).

Canon Stanley Hind, Vicar Womersley and Kirk Smeaton (Wakefield): to be a Canon Emeritus of Wakefield Cathedral on his retirement on 31 May.

The Rev Charmaine Host, formerly Curate, Westwood, Coventry: now Associate Minister, St Margaret's, Whitnash, Leamington Spa (Coventry).

The Rev Eric Lewis, Assistant Curate, Weymouth St Paul's: to be Priest-in-charge, St John the Baptist, Portland (Salisbury).

The Rev David Lund, Assistant Curate, St Andrew, Maghull: to be Vicar, All Saints, Hindley (Liverpool).

The Rev Phillip Nixon, Vicar, Goring with South Stoke: to be also Rural Dean of Henley (Oxford).

The Rev Michael Peatman, Curate, St Mary's, Greasley, Nottingham (Southwell): to be Priest- in-charge, St James', Whitley, Coventry, and Diocesan Stewardship Adviser (Coventry).

The Rev Debbie Peatman, Curate, St Mary's, Greasley, Nottingham (Southwell): to be licensed to help in the parish of St James', Whitley, Coventry (Coventry).

The Rev Christine Pollard, Curate, St John the Evangelist, Ingrow, Keighley (Bradford): to be Associate Minister, St Nicolas', Nuneaton (Coventry).

The Rev Joanna Ray, Deacon (NSM), St Mary, Knighton: to be Diocesan Chaplain among Deaf People, Holy Spirit Team Ministry (Leicester).

The Rev Ken Rowlands, Associate Vicar, All Saints, Stoneycroft: to be Vicar, St Barnabas, Mossley Hill (Liverpool).

The Rev James Scott, licensed to officiate, Bremhill with Foxham and Hilmarton: to be Assistant Curate, (NSM), Derry Hill, Bremhill and Foxham (Salisbury).

The Rev Michael Stear, Minister, St Paul's Chapel, Jersey (St Helier), (Winchester): to be Team Rector, Radipole and Melcombe Regis Team Ministry (Salisbury).

The Rev Dr Michael Wadsworth, Vicar, Haddenham and Wilburton: to be also Rural Dean of Ely (Ely).

Canon Sydney Willcox, Team Rector, Cockermouth with Embleton and Wythop, and Rural Dean of Derwent (Carlisle): to be Team Rector, Chalke Valley Team Ministry (Salisbury).

RESIGNATIONS and RETIREMENTS

The Rev David Baxter, Team Rector, Becontree West Team Ministry (Chelmsford): to resign as from 30 April.

The Rev David Bazen, Assistant Curate (NSM), St Alban and St Patrick, Bordesley (Birmingham): resigned as from 7 February.

The Rev Michael Bryant, Vicar, St Alban and St Patrick, Bordesley (Birmingham): resigned as from 28 February.

The Rev John Catlin, Team Vicar, St Chad, Kirkby (Liverpool): to resign as from 30 April.

Canon John Cooke, Vicar, Holy Trinity, Leamington Spa and Old Milverton, and an Honorary Canon of Coventry Cathedral (Coventry): to retire as from the end of July.

The Rev John Corke, Rector, Hampton Lucy with Charlecote and Loxley (Coventry): to retire as from the end of July.

The Rev Louis Coulson, Vicar, Hartland with Welcombe (Exeter): to resign as from 30 April.

The Rev Brian Doolan, Vicar, St Oswald's, Tile Hill, Coventry (Coventry): to resign as from the end of April.

The Rev Paul Holt, Incumbent, Flackwell Heath (Oxford): to resign as from 9 May.

The Rev Robin Noise, Vicar, Alveston (Coventry): retired as end of February.

Canon Peter Sertin, Team Rector, Canford Magna Team Ministry (Salisbury): to retire as from 31 July.

The Rev Humphrey Squire, Team Vicar, Wareham Team Ministry (Salisbury): to retire as from 11 September.

Canon Peter Tong, Rector, Bedworth, and an Honorary Canon of Coventry Cathedral (Coventry): to retire as from the end of April.

The Rev Geoffrey Watts, Rector, Ogwell, and Rector, Denbury (Exeter): to resign as from 1 April.

The Rev Ralph Wilkins, Priest-in-charge, Milborne St Andrew with Dewlish; Piddletrenthide with Plush, Alton Pacras and Piddlehinton; Puddletown and Tolpuddle (Salisbury): to retire as from 31 July.

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