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Church appointments

The Right Rev Michael Nazir-Ali, General Secretary of the Church Missionary Society, to be Bishop of Rochester.

Canon David Atkinson, Director of Education, diocese Lincoln: to be Priest-in-charge, Waddingham, Snitterby and Bishop Norton, and continue as Secretary to the Ecumenical Project for Chaplaincy in Further Education, same diocese.

The Rev Pete Broadbent, Vicar, Trinity St Michael, Harrow: to be also Area Dean of Harrow (London).

The Rev Arthur Creber, Incumbent, Great Wyrley: to be also Rural Dean of Rugeley (Lichfield).

The Rev Richard Franklin, Rector, Stalbridge: to be Vicar, Weymouth Holy Trinity (Salisbury).

The Rev Martin Fredriksen, Priest-in-charge, Broadstone: to be Vicar, Broadstone (Salisbury).

The Rev Martin Hume, Assistant Curate, Brentwood, St Thomas: to be Priest-in-charge, Corringham (Chelmsford).

The Rev Christopher Morgan Jones, Vicar, Maidstone All Saints with St Philip with St Stephen, Tovil (Canterbury): now Warden of Readers, same diocese.

The Rev Robert Payne, priest in-charge, Charles with St Matthias, Plymouth: to be Warden of Lee Abbey (Exeter).

The Rev Elizabeth Shearcroft: to be Deacon, Margate, Holy Trinity (Canterbury).

The Rev Hazel Skelding, Parish Deacon (NSM), Alderbury Team Ministry: to be Team Vicar, (Stipendiary Assistant Curate), Alderbury Team Ministry (Salisbury).

The Rev Jean Sykes, Deacon, Kippax with Allerton Bywater Team Ministry, with special responsibility for Allerton Bywater: to be Team Vicar, Kippax with Allerton Bywater Team Ministry, with special responsibility for Allerton Bywater (Ripon).

The Rev Alan Telford, priest in-charge, Oakwood (Derby): to be Vicar, St Christopher, Leicester (Leicester).

The Rev William Weaver, Chaplain and Head of Religious Studies, King Edward's School, Birmingham (Birmingham): to be Provost, Denstone College (Lichfield).


Mr Richard Braithwaite, Dr Ray Head, Mr Travis Johnson, Mrs Ann Nicholl, and Mr Ken Stott: to be Honorary Lay Canons of Ripon Cathedral.