Appointments: Church appointments

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Canon Christopher Lewis, a Residentiary Canon of Canterbury Cathedral, and Director of Ministerial Training in the diocese of Canterbury, to be Dean of St Albans, diocese of St Albans.

The Rev Martin Adams, Curate, Sandringham group of parishes: to be Priest-in-charge, united benefice of Docking with The Birchams and Bagthorpe, and Stanhoe with Berwick (Norwich).

The Rev John Bell, Vicar, Sherburn (with Pittington united benefice): to be also Rural Dean of Durham (Durham).

The Rev John Burgess, Team Rector, St Mary, Halewood: to be Vicar, St Peter and St Paul, Southport (Liverpool).

The Rev Peter Cameron, Vicar, Chesterton, The Good Shepherd: to be Priest-in-charge, Fenstanton with Hilton (Ely).

The Rev David Clayden, Team Vicar, Bloxwich (Lichfield): to be Team Vicar, Emmanuel, Tollington Team Ministry (London).

The Rev Janet Douglas, Assistant Curate, St Edburgha, Yardley: to be Assistant Curate (Parish Deacon), St Paul, Hamstead (Birmingham).

The Rev Alan Frostick, permission to officiate, South Lympne deanery: to be Retirement Officer to represent the diocese of Canterbury.

The Rev David Harrison, Rector, Tasburgh, Tharston, Forncett and Flordon: to be Assistant Minister, Gorleston St Andrew (Norwich).

The Rev Andrew Hetherington, Vicar, Bootle St Mary with St Paul (Liverpool): to be Team Rector, The Lydiards Team Ministry (Bristol).

The Rev Eric Nugent, Rector, Weeley with Little Clacton (Chelmsford): to retire as from 31 October.

The Rev David Picken, Assistant Curate, Worth (Chichester): to be Team Vicar, Wordsley Team Ministry with special resonsibility for High Acres (Lichfield).

The Rev Joan Brown, Team Parish Deacon, Netherthorpe Team Ministry, retired as from 30 April: to be Parish Deacon (NSM), St Peter's, Ellesmere (Sheffield).

The Rev Godfrey Higgins, Vicar, Pontefract St Giles: to be also a Canon of Wakefield Cathedral (Wakefield).

The Rev Norman Issberner, Priest-in-charge, Castle Hedingham: to be Vicar, Clacton, St Paul (Chelmsford).

The Rev Ross Kennedy, Team Vicar, Eglingham and South Charlton, to be Team Rector, Christ the King, Newcastle (Newcastle).

The Rev Bob Lewis, Vicar, Newchurch and Glazebury: to be also Bishop's Planning Officer (Liverpool).

The Rev Thomas Lynds, Vicar, Rainham: to be also Assistant Area Dean of Havering (Chelmsford).

The Rev David Miller, Vicar, St John's, Rastrick (Wakefield): to be Team Rector, Helston and Wendron (Truro).

Canon Ferdie Phillips, permission to officiate, Canterbury deanery: to be Retirement Officer to represent the diocese of Canterbury.

The Rev Peter Stow, Curate, Forest Gate, St Mark: to be Vicar, Forest Gate, St Mark (Chelmsford).

Canon Robert Whiteley, formerly Vicar, Almondbury and Rural Dean of Almondbury (Wakefield): to be a Canon Emeritus of Wakefield Cathedral (Wakefield).

The Rev Anne Wright, Assistant Curate, Kingston upon Hull, Holy Trinity (York): to be Head of Ministry Among Women, Church Pastoral Aid Society.