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Last updated 23rd April 2024

Clergy Moves and News

UPCOMING APPOINTMENTS IN THE DIOCESE 

Name

Post(s)

Licensing Date

Revd Lis Ward Team Vicar of The Fellside Team 2nd June 2024
Revd Ian Ward Associate Vicar (SSM) of The Fellside Team 2nd June 2024
Revd Jordan McDermott

Rector of Eccleston St Mary the Virgin and

Charnock Richard Christ Church

10th June 2024

 

APPOINTMENTS MADE IN THE DIOCESE  IN 2024

Name

Post(s)

Licensing Date

Revd Mary Ashton Warden of Spiritual Directors

8th January 2024

Revd Alice Ormondroyd Vicar of St Oswald, Warton with St John Yealand Conyers 21st January 2024
Revd Dr Jenny Gaffin Residentiary Canon and Canon Precentor of Blackburn Cathedral 2nd February 2024
Revd Neil Kelley Assistant Archdeacon with responsinility for Clergy Wellbeing 11th February 2024
Revd Jo Smith Area Dean of Chorley 12th February 2024
Revd Peter Walsh Vicar of the Over Wyre Benefice 3rd March 2024
Revd Anne Beverley Director of Ministry 4th March 2024
Revd Tristan Meares Assistand Curate of Burnley St Catherine with St Alban and St Paul 10th March 2024
Revd Bryn Naylor Priest in Charge of Feniscliffe St Francis and Feniscowles Immanuel 11th March 2024
Revd Jason Gardner Minister in charge of Blackburn St Luke, St Mark and St Philip 15th March 2024
Revd Rachel Sheehan Vicar of Freedom Church, Mereside 27th March 2024
Revd Lynda Brady Interim Curate in Charge St Thomas, St Annes on Sea 31st March 2024
Revd Glenn Brooks Area Dean of Kirkham 8th April 2024
Revd Lucy Lunn Dean of Womens Ministry 8th April 2024
Revd Alice Cole Minister in Charge of Blackburn St Aidan's 15th April 2024
Revd James Wallace Vicar of St Cuthbert Fulwood 21st April 2024

RETIREMENTS IN 2024

Name

Post Held

Retirement Date

Revd Canon Cath Brooks Vicar of St Aidan and St Luke, St Mark and St Philip 31st January 2024
Revd Stephen Jones Vicar of Christ Church, Carnforth 17th February 2024
Revd David Noblett Chaplain at HMP Wymott 28th February 2024
Revd Peter Ballard Priest in Charge of St James Shireshead 31st March 2024
Revd Mary Ashton Vicar of St John, Silverdale 20th April 2024
Revd Stephen Brown Vicar of St Peter Laneside 23rd September 2024
Revd Ann Templeman Rector of St Michael and All Angels Hoole 12th October 2024

RESIGNATIONS IN 2024 (REMAINING IN THE DIOCESE)

Name

Post Held

Last Day

Revd Leah Vasey-Saunders Assistant Archdeacon 3rd February 2024
Revd Anne Beverley Vicar of Christ Church, Wesham 18th February 2024
Revd Anne Beverley Area Dean of kirkham 18th February 2024
Revd Anne Beverley Dean of Women's Ministry 18th February 2024

RESIGNATIONS IN 2024 (MOVING OUT OF THE DIOCESE)

Name

Post held

Move to

Last day in post

Revd Mark Williams Rector of The Bowland Benefice Lincoln Diocese 21st April 2024
Revd David Stephenson Vicar of Haslingen with Stonefold and Grane with Musbury Lincoln Diocese 28th April 2024
Revd Rebecca Feeney Assistant Curate of St Peter Chorley Durham Diocese 30th April 2024
Revd Kyle Mulhollans Assistant Curate of St Paul, Ansdell and Fairhaven St Silas Church, Wolverhampton 2nd June 2024
Revd Adrian Wolton Blackpool Christ Church with All Saints (Beacon Church) Weybourne Group, Norwich Diocese 30th June 2024
Revd Rebecca Aechtner Vicar of Lancaster St Paul, Scotforth   21st July 2024
Revd David Hanson Vicar of St Stephen Preston and Area Dean of Preston Deanery Norwich Diocese 28th July 2024

DEATHS 2024

Name Current Post(s) Date of Death

Revd Canon Bernard Geoffrey Moore

Retired Clergy January 2024
Revd Alfred Graham Retired Clergy 22nd January 2024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 


                          Clergy Discipline Measure - Penalty Announcement(s)

The Diocesan Registry holds information regarding those clergy who have received a penalty under the Clergy Discipline Measure and can be contact should you require specific information. Details of clergy prohibited from ministry are held by the Archbishops in a list accessible to Diocesan Bishops and Diocesan Registrars

If you require further details regarding any of these matters please contact the Diocesan Registrar: Lisa.Moncur@blackburn.anglican.org