Notices about people and places

The Venerable Philip Roy Down retires as Archdeacon of Ashford with effect from 15 October 2017.

The Reverend Paul Christian retires as Rector of Temple Ewell with Lydden with effect from 31 July 2017.

The Reverend Nicolas Stacey died on 8 May 2017. Nicholas’ funeral will take place at Canterbury Cathedral on 1 June 2017 at 12 noon.

The Reverend Michael (Mike) Robert Keirle has been appointed i) Dean of the Bailiwick of Jersey and ii) Rector of Parish Church of St Helier. Mike will present letters patent at a meeting of the Royal Court on the morning of Thursday 7 September 2017.  The service of Institution and Induction as Rector of the Parish Church of St Helier will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on the evening of 7 September.

The Reverend Michael (Mike) Robert Keirle resigns as Rector of Guernsey, St Martin with effect from 6 September 2017.

The Reverend Mark Sydney Henry Davey will resign as Assistant Curate of Herne Bay, Christ Church with effect from 27 June 2017. Mark has been appointed Team Vicar of St Martin’s, Morden in the Diocese of Southwark.

The Reverend Robert David Lane has been appointed Priest in Charge of Borden. The installation service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 5 September 2017 at Borden.

The Reverend Donald Roger Witts retires as Vicar of Birchington with Acol and Minnis Bay with effect from 9 June 2017.

The Reverend Richard William Bellamy has been appointed i) Priest to Ashford Town Centre within the Benefice of Ashford Town and ii) Chaplain to Ashford School. The licensing service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 22 June 2017 at The Old Palace. A licensing and welcome service for the school and for the community will take place at Ashford School on 18 September 2017 at 7pm.

The Reverend Richard William Bellamy will resign as Assistant Curate of The Trinity Benefice with effect from 21 June 2017.

The Reverend John Anthony Cheeseman died on 15 April 2017. John’s funeral will take place at Westgate-on-Sea, St James on 4 May 2017. The service will be at 1pm followed by his burial.

The Reverend Canon Mark Richard Griffin has been appointed Rector of Canterbury, St Martin and St Paul. The institution service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 19 September 2017.

The Reverend Jennifer (Jenny) Miriam Corcoran has been appointed Chaplain to the Bishop of Dover and Local Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury with effect from 1 July 2017.

The Reverend Dr Steven Robert Sivyer has been appointed Assistant Curate of Boughton Monchelsea. The licensing service was conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 20 March 2017.

The Reverend Dr Steven Robert Sivyer resigns as Assistant Curate of Marden with effect from 19 March 2017.

The Very Reverend Robert Frederick Key has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 1 March 2017.

The Reverend Sarah Rosita Williams has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 15 March 2017.

The Reverend Peter John Harnden has been appointed Rector of Harbledown. The installation service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 19 July 2017 at Harbledown at 7pm.

The Reverend Canon Donald John William Lawton retires as i) Rector of High Downs and ii) Co-Warden of Readers with effect from 30 June 2017.

The Reverend Dr John Caperon has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 2 March 2017.

The Reverend Canon Paul Turner Kerr has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 2 March 2017.

The Reverend Canon Jean Kerr has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 2 March 2017.

The Reverend Lesley Anne Hardy has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 1 March 2017.

The Reverend Stephen John Arundell Hardy has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 1 March 2017.

The Reverend Richard Lewis Le Rossignol retires as i) incumbent of The A20 Benefice and ii) Assistant Area Dean of Ashford Deanery with effect from 12 September 2017.

The Reverend Eileen Sylvia Lander retires as i) Associate Priest of Eastry and Woodnesborough and ii) Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands with effect from 4 June 2017.

The Reverend Kevin Maddy has been appointed Assistant Area Dean of Canterbury Deanery with effect from 1 February 2017.

The Reverend Angela Mary Cheeseman has relinquished her PTO in the Diocese of Canterbury with effect from 1 February 2017.

The Reverend Alfred John Ward died on 19 February 2017. His funeral will take place at Barham Crematorium on 16 March at 1.20pm.

The Reverend John Hugh Walker died on 13 February 2017. The funeral mass will take place on Monday 13 March at 12 noon at St Peter and St Paul Church, Charlton-in-Dover. The Service of Committal will be at Barham Crematorium at 2pm. If you intend to attend the service and robe, please let The Reverend Peter Sherred know on 01304 203548 or email sherred@invictawiz.co.uk.

The Reverend Christopher John Shipley has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 1 January 2017.

The Reverend Ian George Campbell retires as Associate Priest of The A20 Benefice with effect from 30 June 2017.

The Reverend Dr Stephen Edward Young retires as Priest-in-Charge with effect from Deal, St Andrew with effect from 19 February 2017.

The Reverend Tracey Jane Bateson resigns as i) Bishop’s Missioner within the Deanery of Ospringe, ii) Associate Priest of Ospringe benefice iii) Associate Priest of Faversham benefice and iv) Associate Priest of The Brents and Davington with effect from 1 July 2017.

The Reverend Canon Noelle Hall has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 2 February 2017.

The Reverend Matthew Forrester died on 16 January 2017. His funeral will take place on 2 February at 10am at Barham Crematorium.

The Reverend Frederick Ronald Smale died on 22 January 2017. Fred served in this diocese from 1969.  His funeral will take place on 7th February at 1.30pm at Whitstable, All Saints followed by a committal at Barham at 4pm.

The Reverend Monica Taylor has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 19 January 2017.

The Reverend Kerry Thorpe has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 1 February 2017.

The Reverend Pamela Rachel Beckinsale has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 24 December 2016.

This is to inform you that the following clergy have accepted the Archbishop’s invitation to become Honorary Canons of Canterbury Cathedral:

  • The Reverend Barnabas (Barney) de Berry
  • The Reverend Seth William Cooper

The installation will take place at Evensong at the Cathedral on 4 March 2017.

The Reverend Neil Dominic Bryson has been appointed Associate Vicar of Maidstone, St Michael and All Angels. The licensing service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 9 February.

The Reverend Julia Clare Baldwin, currently Chaplain to the Bishop of Dover and Local Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury, has been appointed as Chaplain to Brasenose College, Oxford from 1 September 2017.

The Reverend Alan Stockbridge has relinquished his PTO in the Diocese of Canterbury with effect from 9 December 2016.

The Reverend Vanessa Mary Ashman retires as Assistant Curate of The Benefice of Bewsborough with effect from 31 December 2016.

The Reverend Stefan Carl Thomas has been appointed Priest in Charge of Barham Downs Benefice. The licensing service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 20 April 2017.

The Reverend Stefan Carl Thomas resigns as i) Assistant Curate of Broadstairs and ii) Chaplain of Chatham and Clarendon Grammar School Federation with effect from 19 April 2017.

The Reverend Ann Elizabeth Jane Pollington has been appointed Area Dean of The Weald Deanery with effect from 1 January 2017.  Ann succeeds The Reverend Alison Audrey Duguid.

The Reverend Christopher Gavin Maclean has been appointed Priest in Charge of The Benefice of Brookland, Fairfield, Brenzett with Snargate and Lydd. The licensing service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 6 March 2017.

The Reverend Christopher Gavin Maclean resigns as Assistant Curate of Walmer with effect from 5 March 2017.

The Reverend Karen Ann Gooding has been appointed Associate Priest of The Benefice of the Wantsum Group. The licensing service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 15 December 2016 at St Nicholas-at-Wade.

The Reverend Margaret Roylance retires as Assistant Curate of The Benefice of Tenterden, Rother and Oxney with effect from 31 January 2017.

The Reverend Christopher Seppala’s PTO in the Diocese of Canterbury has ceased with effect from 31 October 2016.

The Reverend Steven Philip Hughes has been appointed Area Dean of North Downs Deanery with effect from 1 October 2016.

The Reverend Patricia (Trish) Ann Godfrey retires as Assistant Curate of The Benefice of Dover Town and Dover, St Martin with effect from 1 January 2017.

The Right Reverend Jonathan Gledhill has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 1 November 2016.

The Reverend Peter Richmond has relinquished his PTO in the Diocese of Canterbury with effect from 7 November 2016.

The Very Reverend Joanne Kelly-Moore has been appointed Archdeacon of Canterbury. The installation service will take place on 22 January 2017 at Evensong (3:15pm) in the Cathedral.

The Reverend Roger Newcomb Harley has moved and his PTO in the Diocese of Canterbury has ceased with effect from 14 October 2016.

The Reverend Barnabas (Barney) John de la Tour de Berry has been appointed Priest in Charge of Canterbury, All Saints in addition to his other roles with effect from 1 August 2016.

The Reverend Julia Hedley has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 1 November 2016.

The Reverend John Sweatman has moved to Salisbury Diocese and his PTO in the Diocese of Canterbury has ceased with effect from 14 October 2016.

 

Rupert Bristow (formerly Diocesan Director of Education from 1995-2008) died on 9 October 2016.  A memorial/celebration service will take place at 2pm on Friday 21 October at Folkestone, Holy Trinity. A private family cremation will take place earlier in the day.

Rupert hoped that his latest book, Abiding Grace – Prayers for Later in Life, would be published before his death.  He was able to see this happen and a second print is under way.

We have set up a tribute webpage to Rupert.  If you would like to submit your own tribute, please send it to webmaster@diocant.org

 

The Reverend Denis Hartley has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 5 October 2016.

The Reverend Mark Francis Ball resigns as i) Priest in Charge of Canterbury, St Dunstan with Holy Cross and Canterbury, St Peter with St Alphege and St Margaret and St Mildred with St Mary de Castro and ii) Honorary Chaplain of The Marlowe Theatre (Actors’ Church Union) with effect from 20 November 2016.

The Reverend Cindy Kent has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 26 August 2016.

The Reverend Louise Seear has been appointed Associate Priest of Hythe. The licensing service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 7 September 2016.

The Reverend Canon Peter Heartfield (formerly Chaplain and Prior of Canterbury, St John’s Hospital and Harbledown, St Nicholas Hospital) died on 8 August 2016. The funeral will take place at 14.00 on Tuesday 30 August in the Quire of The Cathedral. It will not be a Eucharist but you are invited to robe.

The Reverend Bonita (Bonnie) Appleton has been given Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Canterbury for three years with effect from 1 August 2016.

The Reverend Clare Nicholson (PTO) died on 19 June 2016. The funeral is being held on 16 August at 2pm in the Cathedral Quire.

Susan (Sue) Elaine Cox (Reader) has been appointed Missioner (part time) of Ramsgate, St Mark. The licensing service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 10 October 2016.

The Reverend Catherine (Cathy) Mary Sigrist resigns as i) Rector of Ringwould, St Nicholas with Kingsdown, St John the Evangelist and Ripple, St Mary the Virgin with Sutton by Dover, St Peter and St Paul and ii) Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands with effect from 3 December 2016.

The Reverend Alice Ruth Walton’s PTO in the Diocese of Canterbury has ceased with effect from 26 July 2016.

The Reverend John Harold Coleman (PTO) died on 14 July 2016. John’s funeral will take place at 11am on 3 August at Acrise, St Martin.  It will be followed by a committal at Hawkinge Crematorium.

The Reverend Canon Kerry Thorpe retires as Diocesan Mission and Growth Adviser with effect from 31 August 2016.

The Reverend Christopher Thomas Alan Hodgkins has been appointed i) Associate Team Priest of Tenterden, Rother and Oxney and ii) Rural Business Chaplain of The Diocese of Canterbury (in partnership with Chichester Diocese and Farming Community Network). The licensing service will be conducted by the Bishop of Dover on 7 September 2016.

The Reverend Christopher Thomas Alan Hodgkins resigns as Assistant Curate of the G7 benefice with effect from 6 September 2016.

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