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Appointments and retirements

The Bishop of Peterborough has announced the following appointments and retirements:


2020

October

The Revd Paul Trathen, has been appointed Rector of Aston-Le-Walls, Byfield, Boddington, Eydon and Woodford Halse (the Fiveways Benefice).  He will be instituted by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 6 January 2021.
His email address from this date will be paul.trathen@btopenworld.com

 

September

The Revd David Reith, Assistant Curate of St Mary the Virgin, Weldon with Deene, has been appointed Interim Rector of Brixworth with Holcot. He will be instituted by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 25 October 2020. His email address from this date will be revdavidreith@gmail.com

The Revd Thomas Houston, Assistant Curate of Burton Latimer, has been appointed Vicar of St Andrew Kettering. He will be collated by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 24 January 2021. His email address from this date will be revtomhouston@gmail.com

The Revd Canon Anne Davis, Vicar of Northampton St Benedict, is to retire on 28 February 2021.

The Revd Canon George Rogers, Vicar of St John the Baptist w Emmanuel, Werrington, is to retire on 31 January 2021, and has been awarded the title of Canon Emeritus of Peterborough Cathedral from this date.

The Revd Malcolm Ingham, has been appointed Interim Rector of Badby w Newnham & Charwelton w Fawsley & Preston Capes (The Knightley Benefice). He will be collated by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 28 October 2020. His contact details from this date will be 01327 314428, vicarofknightley@gmail.com.

The Revd Doug Spenceley, Bishop’s Vicar for Church Schools in the Diocese of Peterborough, stepped down from this role on 31 August 2020. He remains Assistant Priest of Northampton Emmanuel and his contact details remain
unchanged.

The following were ordained Deacon on Saturday 26 September by Bishop John Holbrook.

 

The Revd Simon Aley, Assistant Curate of Oakham, Ashwell, Braunston, Brook, Egleton, Hambleton, Lanham, Market Overton, Teigh & Whissendine. Contact details: simon@oakhamteam.org.uk (01572) 724007

The Revd Yvonne Desroches, Assistant Curate of Northampton Emmanuel
Contact details: ydesroches050709@outlook.com (01536) 678377

The Revd Keir Dow, Assistant Curate of King's Cliffe, Bulwick & Blatherwycke, Collyweston, Easton on the Hill & Laxton. Contact details: keir.dow@kingscliffe.church (01780) 753283

The Revd Nicholas Edwards, Assistant Curate of Moulton
Contact details: n.edwards@moultonchurch.co.uk (01604) 495393

The Revd Michelle Frost, Assistant Curate of Irthlingborough w Great Addington w Little Addington & Woodford
Contact details: rev.michelle@nenecrossings.org.uk (07811) 111070

 

 

 

The following were ordained Priest on Sunday 6 September at Peterborough Cathedral by Bishop Donald Allister.

The Revd Jordan Allen, Assistant Curate of Rushden St Peter
Contact details: 43 Melloway Road, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6XX, revjord@hotmail.com, 07446 219211

The Revd Sophie Cowan, Assistant Curate of Desborough; Brampton Ash, Dingley and Braybrooke
Contact details: 134 Pioneer Avenue, Desborough, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 2PB, rev.sophiecowan@gmail.com, 07800 909768

The Revd Jenifer-Anne (Jenni) Duffy, Assistant Curate of Empingham, Edith Weston, Lyndon, Manton, North Luffenham, Pilton, Preston, Ridlington, Whitwell and Wing
Contact details: Lavender Cottage, 2 Water Lane, Ashwell, Rutland, LE15 7LS, curate.rwb@gmail.com, 07507 442539

The Revd Kathryn Evans, Assistant Curate of Brington with Whilton and Norton, Church Brampton with Chapel Brampton and Harlestone and East Haddon and Holdenby
Contact details: The Rectory, Harlestone Road, Church Brampton, Northampton, NN6 8AU, revdkevans@gmail.com,
01604 842953, 07757 923679

The Revd Patrick Kelleher, Assistant Curate of Christ the King Kettering
Contact details: 9 Churchill Way, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 5DP, patrick@ctk.org.uk, 01536 510715, 07966 155601

The Revd Keri Morrow, Assistant Curate of Peterborough St Mary
Contact details: 21 College Park, Eastfield Road, Peterborough, PE1 4AW, revkerimorrow@gmail.com, 01733 601092, 07944 909422

The Revd Matthew Smith, Assistant Curate of Weston Favell St Peter
Contact details: 5 Kestrel Close, Weston Favell, Northampton, NN3 3JG, revdmatthewsmith@gmail.com, 01604 536626, 07876 715783

The Revd Alice Watson, Assistant Curate of Kettering St Peter and St Paul
Contact details: 2 Moorhouse Way, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 7LX, revalicewatson@gmail.com, 07816 920576

 

August

The Revd Morna Simpson, Assistant Curate of the Holy Spirit Parish in the Diocese of Leicester, has been appointed Rector of Yardley Hastings, Denton & Grendon w Castle Ashby & Whiston. She will be instituted by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 11 October 2020. (Subject to the DBS check). Her contact details from this date will be revmorna@gmail.com, 07526 236030.

The Revd Helena del Pino, Assistant Curate of Bretton, has been appointed Vicar (House for Duty) of Bretton. She will be collated by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 8 November 2020. Her contact details from this date will be revhelenadelpino@gmail.com, (01733) 310795 (07561) 520989

The Revd Allison Twigg, Associate Priest of Guilsborough and Hollowell and Cold Ashby and Cottesbrooke with Great Creaton and Thornby and Ravensthorpe and Spratton,has been appointed Rector of Guilsborough and Hollowell and Cold Ashby and Cottesbrooke with Great Creaton and Thornby and Ravensthorpe and Spratton (The Uplands Group of Parishes). She will be instituted by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 30 August 2020. Her contact details from this date will be 01604 846099, revallisontwigg@gmail.com.

The Revd Adrian Holdstock has been appointed honorary Canon of Peterborough Cathedral. This is in addition to Adrian’s current roles and responsibilities.His contact details remain unchanged. Adrian will be installed in the Cathedral on 5 November 2020.

Mr Vyvyan Wainwright has been appointed honorary Lay Canon of Peterborough Cathedral. This is in addition to Vyv’s current role and responsibilities. His contact details are 01572 755752 and 07973204191, email Vyv@avwainwright.co.uk. Vyv will be installed in the Cathedral on 5 November 2020.

 

July

The Revd Jackie Bullen has been appointed Surrogate for the Issue of Marriage Licences in the Peterborough Deanery, replacing the Revd Mark Bridgen, who is stepping down.

The Revd Canon Richard Stainer has been appointed Surrogate for the Issue of Marriage Licences in the Towcester Deanery, replacing the Revd Diane Whittaker, who is stepping down.

The Revd Allison Twigg has been appointed Surrogate for the Issue of Marriage Licences inthe Brixworth Deanery, replacing the Revd Canon Miranda Hayes, who is stepping down.

All three appointments are with immediate effect and are in addition to Jackie, Richard and Allison’s current roles and responsibilities. Their contact details remain unchanged.

The Revd Susan Stanley, Assistant Curate of Potterspury w Furtho & Yardley Gobion w Cosgrove & Wicken, has been appointed Rector of Blakesley cum Woodend, Adstone, Farthingstone, Lichborough and Maidford –The Lambfold Benefice.
She will be instituted by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 7 September 2020. Susan's contact details from this date will be stanley.thehole@btinternet.com, 01327341307, 07983 043284.

 

June

The Revd Brian Fairbank, Rector of Culworth w Sulgrave & Thorpe Mandeville & Chipping Warden w Edgcote & Moreton Pinkney, is to retire on 30 November 2020. stanley.thehole@btinternet.com,01327341307, 07983 043284, 

The Revd Mark Donnelly, Assistant Curate of Oundle w Ashton & Benefield w Glapthorn, has been appointed Priest-In-Charge (and Interim-Rector-Designate) of Roade, Ashton, Courteenhall & Hartwell. He will be instituted by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 19 September 2020. His contact details from this date will mdonners58@gmail.com  07503 942560.

The Revd David Kirby, Rector of St Peter, Weston Favell, is to retire on 31 August 2020. 

The Revd Diane Whittaker, Rector of Potterspury w Furtho & Yardley Gobion w Cosgrove & Wicken, has been appointed Rector of The Astwell Group of Parishes. She will be instituted by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 19 September 2020. Diane's contact details are 07903 761825  diane.whittaker@icloud.com.

 

May

The Revd Dr Donald McFadyen has been appointed Vicar (half-time) of Warmington, Cotterstock, Fotheringhay, Southwick and Tansor. He will be instituted by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 7 June 2020. Donald's contact details are 07595 539507, vicar.warmingtonbenefice@gmail.com.

 

April

The Revd Canon Margaret Johnson has been appointed as both Assistant Priest of the linked parishes of All Saints and All Hallows, Wellingborough, and also Assistant Priest of St Andrew and St Barnabas, Wellingborough. She will be licensed to both roles by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 5 May 2020. Margaret's contact details are 07752 183574, revmahj@gmail.com.

The Revd Jenny Opperman, Lay Vocations Officer in the Diocese of Peterborough, stepped down from this role on 5 April 2020. She remains Associate Priest of Peterborough Cathedral and her contact details remain unchanged.

The Revd David Lake, Rector of Crick and Yelvertoft w Clay Coton and Lilbourne, is to retire on 30 April 2020.

The Revd Canon Miranda Hayes has been appointed Rural Dean of Brixworth, replacing the Revd Stephen Trott, who is stepping down. She will be licensed by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 14 April 2020. This is in addition to Miranda’s current roles and responsibilities. Her contact details will remain unchanged.

 

March

The Revd Paula York, Rector of Castle Ashby, Denton, Grendon, Whiston and Yardley Hastings has been appointed Interim Incumbent of All Saints and All Hallows Wellingborough.  She will be licensed by +John, Bishop of Brixworth on 19 April 2020.

The Revd Stevie Cross, Rector of Aston-le-Walls, Boddington, Byfield, Eydon and Woodford Halse, is to retire on 31 May 2020.

The Revd Stephen Burrow has been appointed Rural Dean of Daventry, replacing the Revd Canon Mary Garbutt, who is stepping down. He will be licensed by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 7 April 2020. This is in addition to Stephen’s current roles and responsibilities. His contact details will remain unchanged.

 

February

The Revd Nick Wills, Vicar of St Andrews Kettering, has been appointed Rector of St Peter Lutton Place, Edinburgh. He will be instituted on 28 April 2020.

The Revd Michael Moore has been appointed Rural Dean of Peterborough, replacing the Revd Canon Ian Black, who is stepping down, and The Revd Colin Hurst and Revd Jackie Bullen have been appointed Assistant Rural Deans of Peterborough. They will be licensed by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 12th March 2020.
This is in addition to their current roles and responsibilities. Their contact details will remain unchanged.

 

January 

The Revd Canon Bill Croft, Vicar of Bretton, is to retire on 1 July 2020, and has been awarded the title of Canon Emeritus of Peterborough Cathedral from this date.

The Revd Tom McLean, Assistant Curate of Higham Ferrers w Chelveston, has been appointed Chaplain of King’s College Cambridge from 1 January 2020.

The Revd Tim Fernyhough, Rector of Blakesley cum Woodend, Adstone, Farthingstone, Lichborough & Maidford, is to retire on 31 March 2020.

The Revd Jennifer Paddison, has been appointed as Chaplain of The King’s (The Cathedral) School.  She will be licensed by Bishop John on 27 January 2020. Jennifer’s contact details are 01733 751541, paddison.j@kings.peterborough.sch.uk

The Revd David Walsh, The Revd Dr Carys Walsh and The Revd Alice Watson, have been appointed to the parish of All Saints Kettering as Priest in Charge, Assistant Priest, and Assistant Curate respectively.  They were licensed by Bishop John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 22 December.  This is in addition to their current roles and responsibilities and their contact details remain unchanged.

The Revd Chris Peck, Rector of Guilsborough & Hollowell & Cold Ashby & Cottesbrooke with Great Creaton & Thornby & Ravensthorpe & Spratton is to retire from this role on 31 March 2020.  Chris will be licensed by Bishop Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 8 April as Lay Vocations Officer for the Northampton Archdeaconry. Updated contact details to follow.

The Revd Andy Byfield, has been appointed Assistant Rural Dean of Greater Northampton with immediate effect.  This is in addition to Andy’s current roles and responsibilities and his contact details remain unchanged.


2019

December

Mrs Odette Douglas, has been appointed Lay Chaplain of St Mary’s Hospital Kettering.  She will be licensed by Bishop John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 16 December 2019.  Her contact details from this date 01536 452290, 07860593519, odette.douglas@nhft.nhs.uk  

 

November

The Revd Pauline Tate, Assistant Priest of Irthlingborough with Great Addington with Little Addington & Woodford has retired on 21 November 2019.  Her contact details remain unchanged.

The Revd Carolyn Oley, has been appointed Rural Dean of Brackley.  She will be commissioned by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 8 January 2020.  This is in addition to Carolyn’s current roles and responsibilities and her contact details will remain unchanged.

The Revd Jenny Opperman, has been appointed Associate Priest of Peterborough Cathedral.  She will be licensed to this role by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 17 December 2019.  This is in addition to Jenny’s current roles and responsibilities and her contact details will remain unchanged.

The Revd Geoff Moore, is to retire as Assistant Priest of Aston-le-Walls, Byfield, Boddington, Eydon and Woodford Halse on 31 January 2020.

The Revd Canon Norma Cole, has been appointed Associate Priest of St Mark’s Peterborough.  She will be licensed by +Donald on 24 November 2019.  Norma’s email address from this date canonnorma678@gmail.com

The Revd Olwen Woolcock, Rector of Hugglescote with Donington, Wllistown and Snibston, has been appointed Priest in Charge of Ketton and Tinwell.  She will be licensed by Bishop Donald, Bishop of Peterborough on 28 March 2020. Olwen’s email address from this date olwen@woolcock.org

The Revd Craig Shaw, Vicar of Essington, Featherstone and Shareshill in the Diocese of Lichfield, has been appointed Chaplain of Northampton General Hospital.  He will be licensed to this role by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 9 December 2019. Craig’s email address from this date craig.shaw@ngh.nhs.uk

The Revd Michelle Dalliston has been appointed Interim Vicar of Higham Ferrers w Chelverston. She will be by instituted +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on the 24 November 2019.  Michelle’s contact details are, 01733 569147, 07961 003352, michelleacd@hotmail.co.uk

 

October

The Revd Christopher Rattenberry, Priest in Charge of the Moorland Parishes in the  Diocese of York, has been appointed Team Vicar in the Oakham Team with responsibility for Braunston, Brooke, Hambleton and Egleton.  He will be licensed by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough on 23 November 2019.  Chris’email address from this date revdcjr@aol.com

The Rt Revd Andrew Proud, retired Bishop of Reading, is to be licensed as an Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Peterborough.  He will be licensed by +Donald on 14 November 2019.  +Andrew can be contacted via the Bishops’ Office.

The Revd Melvyn Pereira, Vicar of Gleneagles, is to retire on 30 September 2020.

The Revd Bob Mackrill has been appointed Chaplain of HMP Stocken.  He will be licensed by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 10 November 2019.  Bob’s contact details from this date are, 01780 795161 robert.mackrill@justice.gov.uk

The Revd Dawn Stokes, Assistant Curate of Daventry, Ashby St Ledgers, Braunston, Catesby, Hellidon, Staverton & Welton, Barby & Kilsby, has been appointed Interim Priest in Charge of Daventry.  She will be licensed by +John, the Bishop of Brixworth, on 18 November 2019. Dawn’s postal and telephone contact details remain unchanged.  Her email is now revdawn63@gmail.com

The Revd Mike Burton, Rector of Roade, Ashton, Collingtree, Courteenhall & Hartwell is to retire on 29 February 2020.

The Revd Michael Burton was licensed as Assistant Priest of Weston Favell by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 13th October 2019. Michael’s contact details are 12 Rowlandson Close, Weston Favell, Northampton, NN3 3PB, michaelc.webber@btinternet.com.

The Revd Rachel Thompson, who currently holds PTO in the Diocese of Peterborough, is to be licensed as Minister in Secular Employment in the Oakham Team.  She will be licensed by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 16th October 2019.  Rachel’s contact details from this date are 01572 724007, rachel@oakhamteam.org.uk

 

September

The Ven David Painter will be licensed by Bishop John, Bishop of Brixworth, as Assistant Priest in the Deaneries of Brackley and Towcester on 30 September. There are no changes to David’s contact details.

The Revd Chris Youngman, has been appointed Rural Dean of Higham, replacing the Revd Canon Stephen Prior.  He will be licensed by +Donald on 1 October 2019.  This is in addition to Chris’ other roles and responsibilities.  His contact details remain unchanged.

The Revd Jo Saunders, has been appointed Interim Priest of Ryhall, Carlby and Essendine.  She was licensed by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 1 September 2019. Jo’s contact details remain unchanged.

The Revd Chris Pearson, has been appointed Assistant Priest of Northampton Emmanuel.  He will be licensed by +Ed Condry, Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Peterborough on 15th September.  This is in addition to Chris’ current role as Chaplain for Retired Clergy and Clergy Widow(er)s in the deaneries of Greater Northampton, Wellingborough and Brixworth.

Chris’ contact details remain unchanged.

 

July 

The Revd Jonnie Deja, Assistant Curate of Harold Wood, has been appointed Associate Vicar of Moulton.  He will be licensed by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough on 5 October 2109. associatevicar@moultonchurch.co.uk

The Revd Geoffrey Keating, Vicar of St Jude Peterborough is to retire on 31 October 2019.

The Revd Paula Challen, Assistant Curate of Towcester w Caldecote & Easton Newton & Greens Norton and Bradden (The Tove Benefice) has been appointed Rector of the same benefice.  She will be instituted by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 21 September 2019.

The Revd Richard Stainer, Vicar of Higham Ferrers w Chelveston, has been appointed Rector of the Grand Union Benefice.  He will be instituted by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 9 September 2019. canon.stainer@gmail.com

The Revd Matthew Robinson, Assistant Curate of St John the Baptist Sevenoaks, has been appointed Interim Incumbent of King’s Sutton with Newbottle and Charlton.  Matthew will be licensed by +Ed Condry, Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Peterborough, on 7 September 2019. fathermatthew.r@icloud.com

The Revd Chrys Tremththanmor,  Associate Vicar of Abington is stepping down from this role on 24 July and being licensed as Assistant to the Rural Dean of Greater Northampton and Assistant to the Rural Dean of Wellingborough, by Bishop Donald, in the midday Eucharist at Bouverie Court. 

This is in additional to Chrys’ ongoing responsibility as Clergy Continuing Ministerial Development Officer.  Her contact details remain unchanged.

 

The following are to be ordained Priest on Sunday 14 July at Peterborough Cathedral by Bishop Donald Allister.

Revd Jane Burns, Assistant Curate of St Mary’s Finedon
Janeburns2211@gmail.com

Revd Irene Cobley, Assistant Curate of Cogenhoe & Great Houghton & Little Houghton w Bradfield on the Green
Irene.cobley@sky.com

Revd Lisa Holland, Assistant Curate of Duston & Upton
lisaholland@dustonanduptonparish.org.uk

Revd Denise Maud, Assistant Curate of Kingsthorpe
revdenise.maud@btinternet.com

Revd Philip (Phil) Nightingale, Assistant Curate of St Mary’s Rushden w Newton Bromswold
philnightingale@hotmail.com

Revd Amanda Oliver, Assistant Curate of Yardley Hastings, Denton & Grendon w Castle Ashby & Whiston
amandaj.oliver@talktalk.net

  

The following are to be ordained Deacon on Sunday 14 July at Peterborough Cathedral by Bishop John Holbrook.

Mrs Keri Morrow, Assistant Curate of St Mary’s Peterborough
morrowshouse@outlook.com

Mr Patrick Kelleher, Assistant Curate of Christ the King Kettering
Patrickkelleher185@btinternet.com

Mr Matthew Smith, Assistant Curate of Weston Favell St Peter
Matthew_smith3@hotmail.com

Mrs Sophie Cowan, Assistant Curate of Desborough; Brampton Ash, Dingley & Braybrooke
cowansophie@icloud.com

Mrs Kathryn Evans, Assistant Curate of Brington with Whilton and Norton, Church Brampton with Chapel Brampton and Harlestone and East Haddon and Holdenby
Kathryn_evans@ymail.com

Mrs Alice Watson, Assistant Curate of Kettering St Peter & St Paul
alicelydiawatson@gmail.com

Mr Jordan Allen, Assistant Curate of Rushden St Peter
jallen1894@hotmail.com

Mrs Jenifer-Anne (Jenni), Duffy Assistant Curate of Empingham, Edith Weston, Lyndon, Manton, North Luffenham, Pilton, Preston, Ridlington, Whitwell & Wing
jenni.study@btinternet.com 

 

June

The Revd Rich Duncan, Assistant Curate of Moulton, has been appointed Vicar of Brackley. He will be instituted by +Ed Condry, Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Peterborough, on 5 August 2019. Rich’s contact details from this date are 01280 702767 – brackleyvicar@gmail.com.

The Revd Anne Hindle, Vicar of Warmington, Tansor, Cotterstock, Fotheringhay & Southwick, is to retire from this role on 1 September 2019.

The Revd Tim Dawson, Vicar of All Saints Kettering, has been appointed Vicar of Thorpe End in the Diocese of Norwich. He will be instituted on 22 September 2019.

The Revd Stephen Burrow has been appointed Surrogate for the Issue of Marriage Licences for the Daventry Deanery with immediate effect. This is in addition to Stephen’s current roles and responsibilities and his contact details remain unchanged.

The Revd Neil Tyrer has been appointed Bishop’s Adviser for Healthcare Chaplaincy. He takes over this role from Mary Hanna on 1 September 2019. This is in addition to Neil’s current roles and responsibilities and his contact details remain unchanged.

The Revd Hannah Jeffery has been made an Honorary Canon of Peterborough Cathedral. She will be installed by +Donald on 22 November 2019This appointment is in addition to Hannah’s current roles and responsibilities. There are no changes to Hannah’s contact details.