There have been a number of Clergy appointments in our diocese recently. We list them here.
Revd Matthew Roberts – Currently Curate at Haydock St Mark has accepted the post of Vicar of St Mark's Woodthorpe in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham. His last service will be on 30th December 2015 and will be licensed to his new post on 18th January 2016. This was announced in the parish on 1st November 2015.
Revd Frank Cain – was licenced as Team Rector of Halewood Hunts Cross Team Ministry on 4th October 2015.
Revd Chris Jones – formerly Vicar of Ormskirk St Peter and St Paul with Lathom Park Chapel St John was licenced by Bishop Paul on 10th November 2015 as Associate Minister to Liverpool Cathedral with special responsibility for resourcing parishes for a period of 3 years. In the first instance Chris will serve as Intentional Interim Minister within the North Meols Team.
Revd Richard Gibbs – currently Associate Priest at Southport St Philip and St Paul with Wesley has accepted the post of Priest in Charge at Stilton with Denton and Caldecote with Folkesworth and was announced in the parish on 25th October 2015. His last service will be on 3rd April 2016 and he will be licenced in his new post on 9th May 2016.
Revd Helen Coffey – currently Curate at Ashton-in-Makerfield St Thomas has accepted the post of Interim Priest in Charge at Ashton in Makerfield Holy Trinity for a period of 4 years. Her last service at St Thomas’ is yet to be confirmed and she will be licenced at Holy Trinity on 10th January 2016 by Bishop Cyril.
Revd Tracey McLoughlin – currently Curate at Skelmersdale St Paul has accepted the post of Team Vicar within the Warrington East Team. This was announced in the parish on 1st November 2015. Her last service at St Paul’s is yet to be confirmed and she will be licenced at Cinnamon Brow Church of the Resurrection by Bishop Richard on 14th February 2016.
Revd Pauline Rowe – formerly NSM within the Wigan All Saints Team will been licenced as a Stipendiary Curate within the Wigan All Saints Team on Sunday 22nd November by Archdeacon Jennifer.
Revd Neil Shaw – currently Team Vicar within the Warrington East Team has been appointed as Team Rector within the Warrington East Team. A licensing date has not yet been arranged.
Revd Petra Elsmore – has been licenced as Chaplain to Liverpool Women’s Hospital by Bishop Paul on 18th November 2015.