Ordination of Deacons 2021
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.
St Thomas's Street Old Portsmouth, PO1 2HH
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