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/ 27 November 2023

Clergy and Staff moves November 2023

Within the Diocese

The Revd Shana Maloney, Curate at St. John of Jerusalem (0510) is to be Priest in Charge, St James, Clapton (0509) from 19 November.

The Revd Rachel Bedford, Associate Vicar, St Stephen, Twickenham (0909) is to be Permission to Officiate from 20 December.

The Revd Natasha Beckles, Assistant to the Area Dean of Camden (1600/1700) is to be Rector, St Mary with St Nicholas, Perivale (2313), and voluntary Lead ADO from 28 February.

The Revd Carol Barret Ford, Vicar, St Martin with St Andrew, Gospel Oak (1714) is to be Vicar, St John at Hampstead (1601) from 21 January.

The Revd Lucy Winkett, Rector, St James’, Piccadilly (0309) is also to be Priest in Charge, St Pancras, Euston Road (1704) from 29 November.


Out of the Diocese

The Revd Alice Ormondroyd, Curate, St Mary Abbots, Kensington (1117) is to be Vicar, The Warton St Oswald with Yealand, St John, Diocese of Blackburn from 26 November.

The Revd Josh Lees, Priest in Charge, St Mary, West Kensington, (0808) is to be Team Vicar, St George’s, Leeds, with responsibility for Holy Trinity, Boar Lane weekday church plant, Diocese of Leeds from 24 January 2024.

The Revd Stephen Paynter, Vicar, St Mary, Ealing (2201) is to be Rector, Lyddington and Warnborough and Bishopstone with Hinton Parva, Diocese of Bristol from 31 January.

The Revd John Blackburne, SSM Curate at All Saints, Notting Hill (1113) and St Michael, Ladbroke Grove (1108) is to be Vicar, St Michael, Brighton, Diocese of Chichester from 27 November.


Permission to officiate

The Revd James Marston has been issued with Permission to Officiate from 20 October.

The Revd Peter Eagles was issued with Permission to Officiate from 30 October to 4 November 2023.

The Revd John Root has been issued with Permission to Officiate from 14 November 2023 to 14 November 2026.


The Rt Rev’d Michael Doe, Chaplain, Grays Inn Chapel (0399C) resigned on 30 August.


 The Revd Christine Robinson, Vicar, St Anselm, Belmont (2404) is to retire on 29 December.

The Revd James Westcott, Vicar, St Chad, Haggerston (0527) is to retire on 31 January.

Rest in Peace

Chris Smith, former General Secretary, The London Diocesan Fund died on 30 October 2023
A memorial service will be held on Friday 26 January at 2pm at Holy Trinity Brompton, SW7 1JA.

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