Church appointments

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

Canon Clifford Auckland: to be a Canon Emeritus of Sheffield Cathedral (Sheffield).

Canon Frank Ball: to be a Canon Emeritus of Sheffield Cathedral (Sheffield).

The Rev Brian Cowen, vicar, Lesbury and Alnmouth: to be also Rural Dean of Alnwick (Newcastle).

The Rev Michael Cowgill, Vicar, St Paul's, Buttershaw, Bradford: to be Priest-in-charge, St John the Evangelist, Cullingworth, and Director of the Diocesan Foundation Course (Bradford).

The Rev Peter Fellows, Curate, St Stephen w St John, (London): to be Rector, St Paul's, Deptford (Southwark).

Canon Derek Gibbs: to be a Canon Emeritus of Sheffield Cathedral (Sheffield).

The Rev David Hodgson, Rector, Loftus-in-Cleveland and Carlin How with Skinningrove: to be Vicar, Middlesbrough, The Ascension (York).

The Rev William Hogg, Assistant Curate, St Saviour, Oxton, with special responsibility for the church of St Andrew Noctorum: to be Rector, St Barnabas, Bromborough (Chester).

The Rev John Hunt, Rector, Blundeston with Flixton, Lound: to be Priest-in-charge, Kessingland, Gisleham (Norwich).

The Rev John Palin, Team Vicar, St Margaret's, in the parish of Bramley (Ripon): to be Doncaster Health Care Trust Chaplain (Sheffield).

The Rev Clenyg Squire, Assistant Curate (NSM), St Peter, Hale: to be Priest-in-charge, St John the Evangelist, Kingsley (Chester) .

The Rev Colin Wood, Curate, The Good Shepherd, Tadworth: to be Team Vicar, Morden Team ministry with responsibility for St Martin,(Southwark).

RESIGNATIONS and RETIREMENTS

The Rev Michael Glare, Vicar, Ilsington (Exeter): to retire as from 31 July.

The Rev John Horton, Vicar, Acomb Moor (York): to retire as from 23 May.

The Rev Jeffery Phillips, Vicar, Somborne with Ashley (Winchester): to retire shortly.

OTHER APPOINTMENTS

Mr Raymond Anderton, Diocesan Secretary, diocese of Gloucester: to be Diocesan Secretary, diocese Winchester, succeeding Mr Graham Phillips who retires at the end of the year.

Mr Michael Jordan: to be Diocesan Secretary, diocese Portsmouth.

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