Appointments: Church appointments

Canon John Finney, Church of England Officer for the Decade of Evangelism, and an Honorary Canon of Southwell Cathedral, to be Suffragan Bishop of Pontefract, diocese Wakefield, in succession to the Right Rev Richard Hare, who retired at the end of October.

Mr Christopher Harvey Clark QC, to be Chancellor of the diocese of Winchester, in succession to Mr John Spokes QC.

The Rev Philip Buckler, Vicar, St John at Hampstead: to be also Area Dean of North Camden (London).

The Rev Gerald Clothier, Team Vicar, Beccles St Michael with St Luke: to be Rector, Rougham and Beyton with Hessett and Rushbrooke (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich).

The Rev Jonathan Cooper, Curate, West Bromwich, All Saints (Lichfield): to be Priest-in-charge, the Conventional District of St Francis, Ingleby Berwick, in the parish of Stainton (York).

The Rev Andrew De Smet, Curate-in-charge, St Faith's, Landport, in the parish of St Mary's, Portsea (Portsmouth): to be Rector, Shipston- on-Stour with Honington and Idlicote (Coventry).

The Rev Andrew Holford, Assistant Curate, Christ Church, Waltham Cross (St Albans): to be Assistant Curate, St Benedict's, Northampton (Peterborough).

The Rev Christopher Key, Minister-in-charge, Emmanuel, West Dulwich: to be Vicar, Emmanuel, West Dulwich (Southwark).

The Rev Kathryn Pritchard, a member of the Church Pastoral Aid Society staff: to be Parish Deacon, Christ Church, Blackfriars Road, Southwark (Southwark).

The Rev Philip Roberts, Curate, St James and St John, Friern Barnet (London): to be Assistant Curate, Farnham Royal with Hedgerley (Oxford).

The Rev Nicholas Smith: to have permission to officiate, diocese Birmingham.

The Rev Michael Webb, Curate, Broughton Astley St Mary: to be Assistant Priest, Hugglescote with Donington, Ellistown and Snibston (Leicester).

RESIGNATIONS and RETIREMENTS

The Rev Harry Black, Rector, South Ockendon (Chelmsford): to retire as from 31 May.

The Rev Colin Charlton, Priest-in-charge, Bentley Common (Chelmsford): to retire as from 1 July.

The Rev Joseph Green: retired as Rural Dean of Hodnet (Lichfield) as from 28 February; and to retire as Rector, Hodnet (Lichfield) as from 31 May.

The Rev John Mockford, Vicar, St Margaret's, Ipswich (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich): to retire as from 31 May.

Canon John Murrell, Vicar, Thorington with Wenhaston, Bramfield and Walberswick (St Edmundsbury and Ipswich): to retire as from 18 September.

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

Mr Graham Phillips, Diocesan Secretary, diocese of Winchester: to retire as from 31 December.

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