Clergy Moves

There have been a number of Clergy appointments in our diocese recently. We list them here.


We are delighted to announce the following appointments
  • Rev Canon Guy Elsmore – currently Team Rector of the St Luke in the City Team and Area Dean of Toxteth and Wavertree Deanery has announced he is to be appointed as the next Archdeacon of Buckingham in the Diocese of Oxford.

    Read more about Guy's appointment here

    His last Sunday will be 3rd July 2016 and will be collated on 18th July 2016 at Christ Church Oxford in a simple service followed by an official Service of Welcome at St Mary’s Aylesbury on Sunday 11th September 2016.
  • Rev David Baverstock – has been licenced as Assistant Curate of Liverpool Our Lady and St Nicholas for a further period of 3 years from 3rd May 2016 until 2nd May 2019.
  • Rev Alan Beahan – was licenced as interim Priest in Charge of Ormskirk St Peter and St Paul for a period of 6 months on the 9th May 2016 by Bishop Richard.

  • Rev John Whitley – currently Vicar of Litherland St Paul has announced his retirement effective 15th August 2016 on his 70th Birthday.  A date for his final service has not yet been confirmed.
  • Rev Susan Jones – currently Team Vicar within the Maghull and Melling Team Ministry has announced her retirement effective 31st October 2016.  Her last Sunday will be on 25th September 2016.
  • Rev Philip Burman – currently Vicar of Liverpool Norris Green St Christopher has announced his retirement effective 25th October 2016.  His last Sunday will be on 25th September 2016.
  • Rev Graham Milford – further to the Clergy Moves e-mail dated 22/2/16, Graham’s last Sunday will be on the 16th July 2016 and finished in post on 24th July 2016.