Welcomes & Farewells

We welcome people to new roles in the Diocese.

The Revd Richard Kellow, Team Vicar at Duston & Upton Benefice (Duston Team Ministry), stepped down on 24 April 2022, and has been appointed Mental Health Chaplain at Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. He will be licensed by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 12 May 2022. Richard’s contact details from this date will be revrkellow@gmail.com.

The Revd Keri Anne Morrow, Assistant Curate at Peterborough St Mary’s Peterborough, has been appointed Priest in Charge of Peterborough St Jude. She will be licensed by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 11 September 2022. Keri’s contact details from this date will be 01733 777931, revkerimorrow@gmail.com.

Jo Tinker, Digital Communications Officer for the Diocese of Peterborough started 11 April 2022. Her contact details from this date will be 
01733 887012, joanna.tinker@peterborough-diocese.org.uk.

The Revd Patrick Kelleher, Assistant Curate at Kettering Christ the King, has been appointed Rector of Burton Latimer. He will be collated by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 18 July 2022. His contact details from this date will be 07966155601, patrickkelleher185@outlook.com.

The Revd Stephen Gamble, who has PTO in Leeds Diocese and is Bank Chaplain at Scarborough Hospital, has been appointed Parish Priest of Barrowden & Wakerley, Duddington, Morcott, South Luffenham and Tixover (The Welland Fosse Benefice). He will be licensed by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 19 June 2022.

The Revd Haydon Spenceley, Team Rector of Northampton Emmanuel, Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands, and Assistant Rural Dean of Greater Northampton has been appointed Diocesan Director of Ordinands, and Director of Vocation and Formation. He will continue in his role as Club Chaplain of Northampton Town Football Club. He will be licensed by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 29 May 2022 at the Service of Evensong at Peterborough Cathedral at 3.30pm. Haydon’s contact details from this date will be haydon.spenceley@peterborough-diocese.org.uk, 01604 887047.

The Revd Nat White, Team vicar of Daventry, Ashby St Ledgers, Braunston, Catesby, Hellidon, Staverton & Welton, Barby & Kilsby with special responsibility for Ashby St Ledgers, Braunston and Welton, has been appointed Minister of Grange Park LEP. She will be licenced by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 13 April 2022.  Her contact details from this date will be 01604 709519, revnatwhite@gmail.com

The Revd Judy Evans has been appointed Adviser for Healing Ministry with immediate effect. This is in addition to Judy’s current roles and responsibilities. Her contact details remain unchanged.

The Venerable Alison Booker, Archdeacon of Oakham, has been appointed acting Rural Dean of Oundle with immediate effect. This is in addition to Alison’s current roles and responsibilities. Her contact details remain unchanged.

The Revd Helen Dearnley has been appointed Bishop’s Adviser in Chaplaincy. This is in addition to her current role of Anglican and Headquarters Chaplaincy Adviser for HM Prison and Probation Service.

She will be licensed by +Donald, Bishop of Peterborough, on 5 March 2022. Helen can be contacted from that date on 07891121388, Helen.Dearnley@justice.gov.uk or via the Bishops’ Office.

The Revd Michael Moore has been appointed honorary Canon of Peterborough Cathedral. This is in addition to Michael’s current roles and responsibilities. His contact details remain unchanged. He will be installed in the Cathedral on 1 November 2022. 

The Revd Paul Frost, the Revd Dr James Saunders and the Revd Paula York have been appointed honorary Canons of Peterborough Cathedral. This is in addition to their current roles and responsibilities. Their contact details remain unchanged. 

They will be installed in the Cathedral on 3 November 2022. 

The Revd Nick Alexander, Associate Vicar of Moulton, has been appointed Vicar of Moulton.
He will be instituted by +John, Bishop of Brixworth, on 6 February 2022.

 

And wish farewell to those leaving for pastures new.

The Revd Canon Neil Clarke has stepped down as honorary Canon of Peterborough Cathedral and has been appointed Canon Emeritus with immediate effect.

The Revd Lulu Pelly, Assistant Priest of Towcester w Caldecote & Easton Neston & Greens Norton & Bradden, is to retire on 28 May 2022.

The Revd Elizabeth Waller, Assistant Priest of Aldwincle, Clopton, Pilton, Stoke Doyle, Thorpe Achurch, Titchmarsh & Wadenhoe, retired on 24 April 2022.

The Revd Jordan Allen, Assistant Curate at Rushden St Peter will be stepping down on 30 June 2022.

Bev Huff who worked in the safeguarding team at the diocesan office, left her role on 21 April 2022.

Patrick Berryman who worked in the property office at the diocesan office, left his role on 8 April 2022.

The Revd Stephen French, Rector of Bugbrooke, Harpole, Kislingbury and Rothersthorpe, is to retire on 30 June 2022.

The Revd Canon John Westwood, Rector of Rothwell w Orton & Rushton w Glendon & Pipewell & Loddington & Thorpe Malsor, is to retire on 30 April 2022, and has been awarded the title of Canon Emeritus of Peterborough Cathedral from this date. 

The Revd Richard Coles, Vicar of Finedon, is to retire on 25 April 2022.