CORONAVIRUS: Our latest updates; the 'coronavirus compendium'; general information; links to resources Click here for more
Site search

Last updated 21st January 2021

Clergy Moves and News

APPOINTMENTS IN THE DIOCESE (December 2020 onwards)

Name Post(s) Licensing date
Rev Caitlin Carmichael-Davis Vicar: Lancaster St Chad Skerton and Lancaster St Luke Skerton 6th December
Rev Paul Hunter Vicar: Copp St Anne with Inskip St Peter 6th December
Rev Claire Cooke Pioneer Minister (part-time): Scotforth St Paul 6th December
Rev Stephen Brown Interim Area Dean: Accrinton 7th December
Rev Canon Nicholas Wells Priest-in-Charge: Lytham St John 16th December
Rev Sheelagh Aston Vicar: Blackburn St Silas Postponed until March 2021
Rev Rie Walker Vicar: Ingol St Margaret 20th December
Rev Timothy Kaye Curate HfD (Assistant Priest): Briercliffe St James 18th January 2021
Rev Munawar Din Vicar: The Plurality of Brierfield St Luke and Burnley St Cuthbert 20th January
Rev Chris Anderton Vicar: Blackburn The Redeemer 25th February
Rev Adam Thomas Centre Director: Whalley Abbey 2nd March
Rev David Arnold

Vicar: Accrington St Andrew, St Mary Magdalen and St Peter and Church Kirk 

Area Dean: Accrington

19th May
Rev Sharon Greensmith Vicar: Briercliffe St James  26th May

 

MOVES OUT OF THE DIOCESE (December 2020 onwards)

Name Current post(s) Move to Effective date
Rev Lisa Senior Rector: Colne Diocese of Leeds: Prison Chaplain 7th December 2020
Rev Graham Halsall Vicar: Bamber Bridge St Saviour DIocese of Canterbury: The Saxon Shoreline Benefice 18th January 2021
Rev Chris Dingwall-Jones Assistant Curate: Fleetwood St David and St Peter Chaplain: Jesus College, Oxford TBC

 

RETIREMENTS (December 2020 onwards)

Name Current Post(s) Effective date
Revd Canon Christopher Newlands Vicar: Lancaster St Mary (The Priory) 28th February 2021
Revd Andrew Parkinson Vicar: Longton St Andrew 6th April 2021
Revd John Griffiths Vicar: Garstang St Thomas 9th April 2021
Revd Peter Smith Vicar: Chorley St Peter 11th April 2021
Revd David Lyon Vicar: St Annes-on-Sea St Annes (Heyhouses) 30th April 2021

 

RESIGNATIONS (December 2020 onwards)

Name Current Post(s) Effective Date
Revd Stephen Haskett Vicar: Blackpool St John 21st December
Revd Tom Donaghey Vicar: Baxenden St John 30th November 2020
Rev Christopher Holden Vicar: Rishton St Peter & St Paul 28th February 2021

 

BISHOP'S PERMISSION TO OFFICIATE (December 2020 onwards)

Name Deanery Effective date
Revd Stephen Haskett Blackpool December 2020

 

DEATHS (December 2020 onwards)

Name Current Post(s) Date
     

                          Clergy Discipline Measure - Penalty Announcement(s)

Full name Penalty Date Imposed Brief Summary