Clergy Moves

CLERGY MOVES AND NOTICES – October 2021

The following have been announced since July 2021:

The latest 'Clergy Moves' is available below. It includes a list of recent appointments, resignations, retirements and deaths that have occurred across the diocese.

 

Appointments

AVERY Richard Hugh
Formerly SSM Assistant Curate at Wallasey St Hilary (0710), in the deanery of Wallasey, now SSM Assistant Curate, known as Associate Minister, at the same parish, with effect from 28 September 2021.

CARLSON Joshua Alan
Formerly Assistant Curate at Heswall St Peter (0805), in the deanery of Wirral North, now Assistant Curate, known as Associate Minister at the same parish, with effect from 7 September 2021.

BRIDGMAN Jennifer Claire
Remaining as Director of Studies for Pastoral Workers in the Diocese of Chester, now also Interim Initial Ministerial Education (IME) 2 Officer, with effect from 5 October 2021.

CHESTERS Simon
Formerly Director of Studies in the Diocese of Liverpool.  Remaining as Honorary Curate of Lache-cum-Saltney St Mark (0214), in the deanery of Chester, now also Diocesan Director of Ministry in Chester Diocese, with effect from 5 October 2021.

CLEGHORN Catherine Grace
Formerly Vicar in the parishes of Leighton-cum-Minshull Vernon St Peter (1716) and Warmingham St Leonard (1724), in the Deanery of Nantwich, now Priest in Charge at Ashton-upon-Mersey St Martin (1004), in the deanery of Bowdon, with effect from 11 October 2021.

ENNION Peter
Formerly Priest-in-Charge at Barthomley St Bertoline (1304), in the deanery of Congleton, now Rector at the same parish, with effect from 29 September 2021.

GAUDION Craig
Formerly Assistant Curate at Widnes St John and St Paul, in the Diocese of Liverpool, now Vicar at Hoole All Saints (0211), in the deanery of Chester, with effect from 26 September 2021.

MATHEW Rebecca Catherine
Currently Vicar at Allestree St Nicholas and Priest-in-Charge at Quarndon St Paul, in the Diocese of Derby, to be Vicar at Sale St Paul (1016), in the deanery of Bowdon, with effect from 10 November 2021.

MATHEW Shemil
Currently Chaplain of Oxford Brookes University, to be Vice Dean of Emmanuel College, with effect from 10 November 2021.

RHODES Laura Clare
Formerly SSM Assistant Priest at Chester St Mary Without-the-Walls (Handbridge) (0205), in the deanery of Chester and Chaplain to Chester University, now Vicar at Hargrave St Peter (0510), in the deanery of Malpas, with effect from 13 September 2021.

STINSON Andrew James
Formerly Rector at Barrow St Bartholomew (0202), in the deanery of Chester, and Diocesan Worship Adviser, resigned with effect from 12 September 2021, now Chaplain to the Bishop of Chester with effect from 6 September 2021.

THOMAS Gareth David (Gaz)
Currently SSM Assistant Curate, known as Associate Minister in the parish of Chester St Paul (0206) to be SSM Assistant Curate, to be known as Associate Minister, of the parishes of Backford St Oswald (0901), Capenhurst Holy Trinity (0904) and Great Saughall All Saints (0907), in the Deanery of Wirral South, with effect from 23 November 2021,

TORR Stephen Charles (Dr)
Formerly Priest in Charge at Norton St Berteline (0311), in the deanery of Frodsham, now Tutor of Theology at Emmanuel College, with effect from 5 October 2021.

Resignations / Leavers

DAWSON Alan David Hough
Currently Vicar at Neston St Mary and St Helen (0910), in the deanery of Wirral South, resigned with effect from 14 November 2021.

HELM Catherine Mary
Formerly Vicar at Burton St Nicolas (0903) and Shotwick St Michael (0911), in the deanery of Wirral South, now Priest in Charge at Dacre St Andrew in the Diocese of Carlisle, with effect from 26 September 2021.

RIDLEY Michael Laurence
Remaining as Vicar at Stockton Heath St Thomas (0412), in the deanery of Great Budworth, resigned as Priest in Charge at Latchford St James (0408), also in the deanery of Great Budworth with effect from 30 September 2021.

SCARISBRICK Helen
Remaining as Priest in Charge at Gee Cross Holy Trinity (1604), resigned as Rural Dean in the deanery of Mottram, with effect from 31 August 2021.

 

Retirements

BEAUMONT Jane
Formerly curate at Ashton-upon-Mersey St Mary Magdalene (1005), in the deanery of Bowdon, resigned with effect from 31 August 2021.

BOYLE Lynn
Currently Vicar of Werneth (or Compstall) St Paul (1109) in the deanery of Chadkirk, retiring with effect from 31 December 2021.

HOWARD Keith
Currently Vicar of Hooton St Paul (0909), in the deanery of Wirral South, resigning with effect from 7 November 2021.

SWORD Bernard
Currently Vicar at Sandbach Heath St John the Evangelist with Hassall Green (1319), in the deanery of Congleton, retiring with effect from 31 October 2021.

 

Deaths

We are sorry to have to report the death of the following members of clergy.  Our sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time.

POWELL Preb. Frank
Prebendary Powell served most of his ministry in Lichfield Diocese, latterly as Vicar of Basford St Mark from 1986 until 1992 and Prebendary at Lichfield Cathedral from 1987 until 1992.  Upon retirement Prebendary Powell was granted PTO in Chester Diocese. Died 5 October 2021

PRITCHARD Kenneth John
Formerly Vicar at Great Meols St John (0804), Mr Pritchard served all of his ministry within Chester Diocese, until retiring in 1998, whereby he was granted PTO in both Liverpool and Chester Dioceses.  Died 30 September 2021.

 

 

 

 

 


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