Diocese of Portsmouth

Ordination of Deacons 2021


Start date
26 Jun 2021, 11 a.m.
End date
26 Jun 2021, noon
Location
Portsmouth Cathedral, High St, Portsmouth PO1 2HA
Portsmouth
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Seven new deacons will be ordained at this special service in our cathedral.

The seven candidates have been through their theological training and a pre-ordination retreat, and are now ready to be ordained and to use the title ‘the Reverend’. They will serve as curates in parishes throughout our diocese.

The seven are:

  • Derek Johnston (who will serve at Cosham and Wymering)
  • Kate Lloyd Jones (who will serve at Greatham, Empshott and Hawkley with Priors Dean)
  • Anthony Lawrence (who will serve at Ventnor, Isle of Wight)
  • Katherine Message (who will serve at Harbour Church, Portsmouth
  • Heath Monaghan (Ordained Pioneer Minister, who will serve at Bembridge and Ryde, Isle of Wight)
  • Rajiv Sidhu (who will serve at Copnor St Cuthbert)
  • Alison Waterhouse (who will serve at Petersfield and Buriton)

Attendance to this service is by invitation only because of Covid restrictions, but it will be live-streamed on the diocese's Youtube channel.

Portsmouth Cathedral


St Thomas's Street Old Portsmouth, PO1 2HH

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