Welcomes & Farewells

We welcome people to new roles in the Diocese.

The Revd Canon Jane Baxter, Rural Dean of Rutland, is to be licensed to this role for a further five year term. Bishop John, Bishop of Brixworth, will licence her on 3 February 2023. This is in addition to Jane’s current roles and responsibilities, and her contact details remain unchanged.

Paul Ogunyemi, Captain in the Church Army, has been appointed as an Anglican Chaplain at HMP Stocken. He will be licensed by Bishop John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 5 February 2023. His contact details from this date will be HMP Stocken, Stocken Hall Rd, Stretton, Nr Oakham, Rutland LE15 7RD, 01780 795161, paul.ogunyemi@justice.gov.uk

The Revd Paul McLeod and Ms Susan Pinington (Reader) have been appointed Wardens of Lay Ministers for the Northampton Archdeaconry from 1 January 2023. This is in addition to their current roles and responsibilities. Paul and Sue will be licensed by Bishop John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 15 February. Contact details are as follows: Paul McLeod: unchanged, Sue Pinington: 01604 233181, sue.pinington@gmail.com

The Revd Mark Lucas and Mrs Carolyn Brawn (Reader) have been appointed Wardens of Lay Ministers for the Oakham Archdeaconry from 1 January 2023. This is in addition to their current roles and responsibilities. Carolyn will be licensed by Bishop John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 15 February and Mark 27 February. Contact details are as follows: Mark Lucas: unchanged, Carolyn Brawn: 07805 416947, cabrawn@hotmail.com

The Revd Stephen Mills, Priest in Charge of St Wilfrid’s Church and Chaplain to Bishop Luffa School Chichesster, has been appointed Incumbent (Half Time) of St Mary the Virgin Finedon. He will be licensed by Bishop John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 19 February 2023. New contact details to follow.

The Revd Petros Nyatsanza, Hospital Chaplain, Bedfordshire Hospital NHS Trust, has been appointed Chaplain at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust. He will be licensed by Bishop John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 28 February 2023. His contact details from this date are Peterborough City Hospital, Bretton Gate, Peterborough PE3 9GZ, 01733 673115, petros.nyatsanza1@nhs.net

The Revd Dr Judy Craig Peck has been appointed Bishop’s Advisor for Spirituality (with a particular role in overseeing the Diocesan Fellowship of Spiritual Directors). This is in addition to Judy’s current roles and responsibilities. Her contact details remain unchanged for the time being. Judy will be licensed at a date to be confirmed in March 2023.

The Revd Helen Dearnley has been appointed honorary Canon of Peterborough Cathedral. This is in addition to Helen’s current roles and responsibilities. Her contact details remain unchanged. She will be installed in the Cathedral on 2 November 2023.

 

And wish farewell to those leaving for pastures new.

The Revd Catherine Lomas, Pioneer Vicar at Irchester with Stanton Cross, will be stepping down from 28 February 2023 to focus on iconography and Christian art.

The Revd Chris Rattenberry, Team vicar in the Oakham Team with responsibility for Braunston, Brooke, Hambleton and Egleton, is to retire on 5 June 2023.