Appointments: Church appointments

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

Prebendary Michael Barnett, Vicar, St Decuman's, Watcher: to be also Rural Dean of Quantock (Bath and Wells).

The Rev Janet Collins, Parish Deacon, Goldington (St Albans): to be team Minister, Witney Team Ministry (Oxford).

The Rev Martin Fredriksen, District Vicar, Hatfield St John's (St Albans): to be Priest-in-charge, Broadstone St John the Baptist (Salisbury).

The Rev Martyn James, formerly Assistant Curate, St Martin's, Torquay (Exeter): to be Assistant Curate, St Cecilia's, Parson Cross (Sheffield).

The Rev Noel James, RAF Chaplain: to be Priest- in-charge, The Heyfords with Rousham and Somerton (Oxford).

The Rev Timothy Jeffreys: to be Hon Curate, St Anne, South Lambeth (Southwark).

The Rev Stephen Kivett, Vicar, Chard: to be also Rural Dean of Crewkerne and Iliminster (Bath and Wells).

The Rev Michael Stagg, Chaplain to the Bishop of Norwich, Diocesan Communications Officer, diocese Norwich: to be Vicar, Sprowston with Beeston St Andrew, same diocese.

The Rev Nigel Walker, Vicar, Upton (Chester): to be Chancellor of Holy Trinity Pro-Cathedral, Brussels (Europe).

The Rev Andrew Young, Curate (NSM), Yeovil with Kingston Pitney: to be Curate (NSM), Tintinhull with Chilthorne Domer, Yeovil Marsh and Thorne Coffin (Bath and Wells).

RESIGNATIONS and RETIREMENTS

The Rev Sidney Andrew, Vicar, Worlaby with Bonby and Elsham (Lincoln): to resign as from 30 September.

The Rev Reggie Beevers, Priest-in-charge, Oare with Culbone (Bath and Wells): to retire as from 31 October.

The Rev Llewellyn Comings, Vicar, Billinghay and Walcot and Dogdyke (Lincoln): to retire as from 31 October.

The Rev Richard Dent, Vicar, All Saints, Longwell Green (Bristol): to resign as from 30 September.

The Rev Peter Duncan, Priest-in-charge, North Woolwich, St John with Silvertown (Chelmsford): to retire as from 30 September.

The Rev Brian Ettlinger, Priest-in-charge, Higham St Mary, Raydon in plurality with Holton St Mary and Stratford St Mary (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich): to retire as from 31 October.

The Rev David Eve, Vicar, St Giles, Rowley Regis (Birmingham): to resign as from 31 October.

Canon Ken Gardiner, Vicar, St Philip and St James, Waldersiade (Rochester): to retire as from 30 September, but continue as Rural Dean of Rochester.

The Rev Richard Hovil, Vicar, Fremington (Exeter): to retire as from 1 February 1994.

Canon Basil Jones, Vicar, Wigginton (St Albans): to retire as from 31 October, and will then be appointed a Canon Emeritus of St Albans Abbey.

The Rev Tom McAlister, Priest-in-charge, Lynchmere (Chichester): now retired.

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