Appointments: Church appointments

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

The Rev Capt Paul Allinson, Church Army, Assistant Curate, Peterlee: to be children's adviser to the Durham Diocesan Board of Education and Assistant Curate, Sherburn with Pittington, in plurality with St Cuthbert's Shadforth (Durham).

The Rev John Angle to be Curate (NSM), St Andrew and Christ Church, Clevedon (Bath and Wells).

The Rev Jon Bell, Vicar, Sherburn with Pittington: to be also Vicar of St Cuthbert's, Shadforth (Durham).

The Rev Clive Blackman, Vicar, St Matthew's Thorpe Hamlet: to be Vicar, Cringleford, Colney and Bawburgh (Norwich).

The Rev Christopher Brown, Rector, Trowbridge St James: to be also Rural Dean of Bradford (Salisbury).

The Rev Graeme Buttery, Team Vicar in the Sunderland Team Ministry: to be Vicar, Horsley Hill, St Lawrence (Durham).

The Rev Brian Cook, Team Vicar, Worth: to be Priest-in-charge, Chidham (Chichester).

The Rev Guy Edwards, to be Curate, Preston Plucknett (Bath and Wells).

Prebendary Mark Ellis, Vicar, St Michael and All Angels Yeovil: to be also Rural Dean of Merston (Bath and Wells).

The Rev Robin Elphick, Rector, Frinton-on-Sea: to be Priest-in-charge, East and West Mersea and Priest-in-charge, Peldon with Great and Little Wigborough (Chelmsford).

The Rev Robin Figg, to be Curate, Old Cleeve with Leighland and Treborough (Bath and Wells).

The Rev Graham Force-Jones, Team Rector, Upper Kennet Team Ministry: to be Priest-in-charge, Atworth with Shaw and Whitley (Salisbury).

The Rev Paul Frostick, Vicar, Bottisham and Lode with Longmeadow: to be Priest-in-charge of Upwell with Outwell (Ely).

The Rev Michael Fullagar, Priest-in-charge, Westbury: to be Chaplain, Wycombe General Hospital (Oxford).

The Rev Mark Hurley, Assistant Curate, Gainsborough All Saints: to be Team Vicar, Earlesfield, Grantham Team Ministry (Lincoln).

The Rev Barry Irons, Bishop's Officer for Evangelism and Priest-in-charge of Breinton (Hereford): to be Priest-in-charge, St John's, Weston super Mare (Bath and Wells).

The Rev Christopher Irvine, Vice-Principal, St Stephen's House, Oxford: to be Vicar of Cowley St John (Oxford).

The Rev Keith Johnson, Vicar, Royston: to be Rector, Sandon, Wallington and Rushden with Clothall (St Albans).

The Rev Philip Knights, Acting Chaplain, Keble College, Oxford: to be Team Vicar, Cowley Team Ministry (Oxford).

The Rev Susan Leathley, to be Curate, Christ Church, Weston-super-Mare (Bath and Wells).

The Rev Ronald Lloyd, Rector of Alvescot with Black Bourton, Shilton, Holwell and Westwell: to be also Priest-in-charge of Broughton Poges with Filkins, Broadwell with Kelmscott, Kencot, Langford and Little Faringdon (Oxford).

The Rev Robert Owen, Chaplain, St Elphin's School, Matlock (Derby): to be Chaplain, Queen Margaret's School, Escrick (York).

The Rev Matthew Persson, Curate, Twerton, Bath: to be part-time chaplain, Shepton Mallet Prison and Part-time Curate at Shepton Mallet with Doulting (Bath and Wells).

Canon Bryan Pettifer, Principal of the Oxford Area Christian Training Scheme (Oxford): to be Development Officer and Selection Secretary for the Advisory Board of Ministry, Church House, Westminster.

The Rev David Pike, Rector, Albourne, Sayers Common and Twineham: to be Vicar, Wisborough Green (Chichester).

The Rev Susan Wilkins, Curate, Hilperton with Whaddon and Staverton (Salisbury): to be Team Vicar in the Worle Team Ministry responsible for Mead Vale area of Worle (Bath and Wells).


The Rev Dr John Frederick, Rector, St Mary Bletchingley (Southwark): to retire as from 31 January.

The Rev Simon Parrett, Chaplain to the Deaf, Sherborne Episcopal Area (Salisbury): resigned 31 July.

The Rev Adrian Sheasby, Vicar, Maxey with Northborough (Peterborough): to retire as from 30 November.

The Rev Robin Vincent, Vicar, Kewstoke with Wick St Lawrence (Bath and Wells): to retire as from 30 September.

The Rev Michael Westney, Team Rector, West Slough Team Ministry (Oxford): to retire as from 15 September.