There have been a number of Clergy appointments in our diocese recently:
Rev Dr Canon Ellen Loudon has been appointed the Director Director of Social Justice for the Diocese of Liverpool and Canon Chancellor at Liverpool Cathedral. Ellen is currently Area Dean and Vicar at St Luke's Walton.
Rev Simon Chesters has been appointed the Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Liverpool. He will take up his post in June. Simon is currently Director of Studies for Readers and Ordinands, Diocese of Liverpool and All Saints Centre for Mission & Ministry.
Rev Canon David Parry – currently Vicar of Toxteth Park Christ Church and St Michael in the Hamlet with St Andrew will be moving to become Vicar and Ministry Area Leader of Bro Celynnin Ministry Area in the Diocese of Bangor, Church in Wales. He will be licenced on 22nd May 2016 and his final service will be held on 17th April 2016.
Rev Anne Taylor – as previous advised, has been appointed as Acting Area Dean for Sefton Deanery from 9th February 2016 for a period of 12 months.
Rev Anne Lawlor – as previously advised, has been appointed as Assistant Curate within the St Luke in the City Team. Anne was licenced on 9th February 2016.
Rev Canon Nick Wells - as previously advised, has been appointed as Vicar of St Cuthbert’s, Lytham in the Diocese of Blackburn. He will be licensed on 3rd March 2016.
Rev Duncan Petty – as previously advised, has been appointed as Area Dean for Ormskirk Deanery. He will be licenced on - date to be confirmed.
Rev Clive Doran – has been appointed as Team Rector of the Parr Team. He will be Inducted by Archdeacon Roger on 13th March 2016.
Rev Andy Baker – currently Curate within the Maghull and Melling Team will be moving to continue his curacy at Haydock St Mark. He will be licenced by the Bishop of Warrington on 3rd April 2016.
Rev Robert Williams – currently Vicar of Childwall St David and Liverpool Stoneycroft St Paul has announced his retirement on 30th April 2016.
Mrs Lizzie Lowrie – has been appointed as a Local Missional Leader within Great Crosby St Luke to the StoreyHouse Café Project. Lizzie will be commissioned on 29th May 2016 by Archdeacon Pete.
Rev Simon Glynn – as previous advised has been appointed as Vicar of Burscough Bridge St John. He will be licenced by the Bishop of Liverpool on 28th June 2016.
Rev Roy Doran – current Vicar of Knotty Ash St John has announced his retirement on 31st July 2016.
Rev Alan Kennedy – currently Team Vicar within the Mossley Hill Team has been appointed as Team Rector of the Mossley Hill Team with special responsibility for Mossley Hill St Matthew & St James. A licensing date has not yet been confirmed. This was announced in the parish on 21/2/16.
Rev Nicola Milford – currently Minister in Charge of Sefton St Helen has been appointed as Team Vicar within the Mossley Hill Team with special responsibility for Allerton All Hallows. A licensing date has not yet been confirmed. This was announced in the parish on 21/2/16.
Rev Graham Milford – currently Vicar of Newburgh Christ Church with West Head St James has announced his intention to resign this office. This was announced in the parish on 21/2/16 though a leaving date has not yet been confirmed.
Mr Philip Parr – currently Reader at Carr Mill St David has been appointed as Local Missional Leader at Hindley St Peter. He will be commissioned by Archdeacon Jennifer on 28th February 2016.