The Revd Christopher Johnson is to be seconded to the position of Assistant Archdeacon while remaining Associate Vicar in the Wigston Benefice while The Venerable Claire Wood, Archdeacon of Loughborough, will be licenced to exercise any archidiaconal function within the Archdeaconry of Leicester, during the period of Archdeacon Richard’s sabbatical.
The Bishop is delighted to announce the appointment of The Revd Canon Karen Rooms, as Dean of Leicester.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Steve Bailey, Team Rector in The Oadby Great Glen Team Ministry and Area Dean of The Gartree Deanery also, as Chair of the House of Clergy.
With grateful thanks for her ministry and prayers of blessing for the future, we announce that Mrs Helen Stokes will be retiring from her role as Anglican Chaplain at HMP Leicester at the end of February.
With grateful thanks for his ministry and prayers of blessing for the future, we announce that The Revd Rob Leveritt, Curate in the Benefice of Market Harborough and The Transfiguration - Little Bowden with Lubenham and Great Bowden, has been appointed as Priest In Charge of the Alde River Benefice in the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.
With grateful thanks for their ministry, The Revd Canon Alistair Helm has been granted the Bishop’s Permission to Officiate (PT0).
We are pleased to announce that John Dodson, of St Botolph Church in Shepshed, was recently elected as the Lay Chair for the Akeley East Deanery. Also, Phil Leech was elected as the Lay Chair for the Guthlaxton Deanery earlier this year.
We are pleased to announce that The Revd Kim Ford, is to be seconded to the position of Assistant Archdeacon while retaining her current role at The Beacon Church, Hinckley (seconded from Team Vicar in the Oadby Great Glen Team Ministry).
We are pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd David Palmer, currently curate in this diocese, as Associate Priest to the Launde Deanery and Pastoral Outreach Enabler to Launde Minster Community (self supporting).
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of The Revd Neil Stothers, aged 63, on Friday 13 October 2023. Neil was Priest in Charge of the South Croxton Benefice and Burrough Hill Parishes.