Church Appointments

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

The Rev Peter Anderson, Priest-in-charge, Plaistow (Chelmsford): to be Vicar, St Andrew with St Francis of Assisi, Willesden Green (London).

Canon Peter Ashton, Team Rector, Billericay and Little Burstead Team Ministry: to be reappointed also Rural Dean of Basildon (Chelmsford).

The Rev Dr Anne Barton, Curate, Burley: to be Chaplain, King Alfred's College (Winchester).

The Rev Richard Billinghurst, Vicar, Skellingthorpe St Lawrence: to be also Rural Dean of Graffoe (Lincoln).

The Rev Bronwen Carling, Assistant Curate, Blakeney, Cley, Wiveton, Glandford and Letheringsett: to be Assistant Curate, Trunch Team Ministry (Norwich).

The Rev Jenny Dumat, Minister-in-charge, Friskney: also to have pastoral oversight of the parish of Wrangle (Lincoln).

The Rev Vivien Elphick, Curate, Oulton Broad and Chaplain of Lowestoft Hospital: to be Priest-in-charge, South Burlingham, Lingwood, Strumpshaw and Hassingham with Buckenham (Norwich).

The Rev Rosemary Enever, Assistant Curate (NSM), Great Ilford (Seven Kings), St John: to be Stipendiary Team Vicar, Waltham Abbey Team Ministry, with responsibility for Ninefields, St Lawrence (Chelmsford).

The Rev David Enoch, Curate (NSM), Much Birch group of parishes, Hereford: to be Priest-in-charge, St Andrew with St Mary, How Caple; St Michael, Sollarshope; St Tysilio, Sellack; St John Baptist, King's Caple; St Mary, Foy; St Dubricius, Hentland; St Catherine, Hoarwithy (Hereford).

The Rev Alex Galbraith, Assistant Curate, Emmanuel, Southport: to be assistant Curate, Mossley Hill Parish Church (Liverpool).

Canon Peter Hill, Vicar, Holbeach: to be also Rural Dean of Elloe East (Lincoln).

The Rev Christopher Hobbs, Curate, Christ Church, Barnet (London): to be Curate, Jesmond Parish Church (Newcastle).

The Rev Paul Nener, Vicar, St James the Great, Haydock: to be Vicar, St John, Tuebrook


The Rev Michael Peers, Curate, St James the Greater, Birstall: to be Curate (Team Vicar designate), St Margaret and St Augustine (Leicester).

The Rev Roy Taylor, formerly with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship: to be Priest-in-charge, Torquay St John and Christ Church, Ellacombe


The Rev Peter Taylor, Rector, Necton with Holme Hale, and Priest-in-charge, North and South Pickenham and Houghton on the Hill: to be Priest-in-charge, North and South Pickenham and Houghton on the Hill (Norwich).

The Rev Alan Treherne, Team Rector, St Stephen, Gateacre (Liverpool): to be also an Honorary Canon of Liverpool Cathedral.

The Rev Gordon Wheatley, Assistant Curate, Cockley Cley with Gooderstone, Great Cressingham (LEP), Little Cressingham with Threxton, Didlington, Hilborough with Bodney and Oxborough with Foulden: to be Priest-in-charge, Mundford, Ickburgh and Cranwich (Norwich).

The Rev Roger Wikeley, Team Rector, St Mary, West Derby (Liverpool): to be also an Honorary Canon of Liverpool Cathedral.


The Rev Neil Brunning, Vicar, the Glentworth group of parishes (Lincoln): to retire as from 30


The Rev Raymond Harris, Rector, Rippingale (Lincoln): to retire as from 30 September.

The Rev Franklin Huntress, Priest-in-charge, Long Bennington (Lincoln): resigned as from 31 July.