Diocese of Portsmouth

Announcements


October 2019

Appointments

  • Rev Canon Paul Armstead, Priest-in-Charge of St James’ Milton, to also be Associate Area Dean of Portsmouth Deanery, from tbd

September 2019

Appointments

  • Rev Barry Downer, PtO, to be Associate Priest of St Helen Seaview, Brading and Yaverland Benefice, from September 8th 2019
  • Rev Karina Green, Priest in Charge of St Alban’s, West Leigh, to also be Acting Archdeacon of Portsdown, from September 9th 2019

Resignations

  • Rev Claire Towns, Vicar of Swanmore and Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands, tba

August 2019

Appointments

  • Rev Canon David Isaac, to be Area Dean of Bishop’s Waltham Deanery, from September 1st 2019
  • Rev Amanda Collinson, Vicar of Northwood with Gurnard, to be also Area Dean of the Isle of Wight Deanery, from September 2019
  • Rt Rev Karen Gorham, Bishop of Sherborne, to be also Honorary Assistant Bishop Portsmouth, from September 1st 2019
  • Rev Kathryn Percival, Vicar of Lingfield and Dormansland, to be Canon Chancellor and Vice Dean of Portsmouth Cathedral

Deaths

  • Rev James Hartridge, RIP 2/7/19
  • Rev Brian King, RIP 13/7/19

July 2019

Appointments

  • Rev Jonathan Hall, Priest in Charge at St Blasius, Shanklin and St John, to be Deliverance Office, from July 22nd 2019
  • Rev Dawn Banting, Chaplain, Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust, to be Deliverance Officer from July 22nd 2019
  • Rev Stuart Holt, to be Trust Chaplain St Mary’s Hospital, Newport from July 10th 2019
  • Rev Canon Bob White, Vicar at St Mary’s Portsea, to be also Priest in Charge at All Saints Portsea
  • Rev Vickie Morgan, Assistant Curate at St Faith’s Havant, to be Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Blendworth with Chalton with Idsworth and Rowlands Castle, from September 8th 2019
  • Rev Samantha Martell, Assistant Curate, The Meon Bridge Benefice, to be Priest in Charge of the Benefice of All Saints, Ryde and St Michael and all Angels, Swanmore, from tba

Resignations

  • Rev Andrew Goy, Assistant Curate, Church of the Good Shepherd, Crookhorn, from tba

June 2019

Appointments

  • Rev Canon Julie Price to be Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands from June 1st 2019
  • Rev Emma Racklyeft to be Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands from June 1st 2019

Deaths

  • Rev John Pilkington, RIP 29/4/19
  • The Revd Jill Carman, RIP 18/5/19

Resignations

(to take up posts in other diocese)

  • Rev Canon Mike Duff, Vicar, St Jude’s Southsea, from September 10th 2019
  • Nicky Pybus, Pioneer Minister, Wymering with Cosham, from June 30th 2019
  • Rev Chris Richardson, Assistant Curate, St Mary, Alverstoke, from tba

May 2019

Appointments

  • Rev Antony Forrest to be Assistant Curate of Soberton, Newtown and Hambledon (to be known as Assistant Minister) from July 4th 2019
  • Rev David Morgan to be Assistant Curate of The Bridge Benefice (to be known as Assistant Minister) from July 4th 2019
  • Rev Ryan Forey to be Assistant Curate of Harbour Church Benefice from February 2019
  • Rev Janette Smith to be Vicar, Church of the Good Shepherd, Crookhorn, and Assistant Curate, St John, Purbrook and Christ Church, Portsdown, from September 15th 2019
  • Rev Dr James Grenfell, Director of Portsmouth Pathway, to be also Canon of Honour, Portsmouth Cathedral from July 14th 2019
  • Rev Canon Dr Angela Tilby, PtO, to be also Canon of Honour, Portsmouth Cathedral from July 14th 2019
  • Dr Graeme Smith, Professor of Public Theology, University of Chichester, to be also Canon of Honour, Portsmouth Cathedral from July 14th 2019

April 2019

Appointments

  • Sir David Normington to be a Lay Canon of Portsmouth Cathedral from March 3rd 2019
  • Sarah McCarthy-Fry to be a Lay Canon of Portsmouth Cathedral from March 3rd 2019
  • Rev Canon Julie Price to be an Honorary Canon of Portsmouth Cathedral from March 3rd 2019
  • Rev Ian Snares, Vicar St Wilfrid’s, Cowplain, to be also Joint Area Dean Havant from March 5th 2019
  • Rev Laura Cameron to be Associate Minister, Portsdown and Purbrook from March 17th 2019
  • Rev Clive Todd to be Team Rector of the West Wight Team Ministry, from April 1st 2019
  • Rev Leisa McGovern to be Team Vicar of the West Wight Team Ministry, from April 1st 2019
  • Rev David Morgan to be Vicar of Soberton, Newtown and Hambledon, date tbc
  • Rev Allie Kerr, Interim Priest in Charge, St John Newport, Area Dean Isle of Wight and Mission Development Officer Isle of Wight, to be Vicar St Cuthbert’s, Copnor, from July 16th 2019
  • Rev Deborah Curram, Assistant Curate, Woodchester, Brimscombe and Rodborough (Gloucester) to be 0.5 Associate Priest, Hayling Island, from July 21st 2019

Deaths

  • Rev John Corbett, RIP 30/3/19
  • Rev Canon Edward Kelly, RIP 8/4/19

March 2019

Appointment

  • Rev Julie Jones to be Chaplain at Queen Alexandra Hospital from March 14th, 2019

Resignation

  • Rev Catherine Garner, Assistant Curate, West Meon and Warnford, and East Meon and Langrish, date tbc

February 2019

Appointments

  • Rev Amy Webb, Assistant Curate of St John the Baptist, Locks Heath, to be Vicar of Wymering and Cosham from March 10th, 2019
  • Rev Canon Peter Leonard, Canon Chancellor and Acting Dean of Portsmouth Cathedral, to be Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight, from TBC
  • Rev Leisa Potter (nee McGovern), Priest in Charge of Freshwater and Yarmouth, to be also Priest in Charge of Totland Bay, from February 11th, 2019
  • Rev Linda Porter, PtO, to be Associate Priest of Brighstone and Brook with Mottistone with Shorwell and Kingston, Calbourne with Shalfleet and Thorley, Newtown, Freshwater and Yarmouth, and Totland Bay, from February 11th, 2019
  • Rev Linda Bushell, PtO, to be Associate Priest of Brighstone and Brook with Mottistone with Shorwell and Kingston, Calbourne with Shalfleet and Thorley, Newtown, Freshwater and Yarmouth, and Totland Bay, from February 11th, 2019
  • Rev Janet Hallam, Assistant Chaplain of St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, to be Lead Chaplain of St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, from TBC

Resignations

(to take up posts in other diocese)

  • Rev Emmanuel Nazir, Assistant Curate of St James, Milton, from TBC
  • Rev David Brown, Associate Priest of St John, Newport, from TBC

December 2018

Appointments

  • Rev Andy Wilson, Vicar, Christ Church, Portsdown and Assistant Curate, Church of the Good Shepherd, Crookhorn to be also Priest in Charge, St John the Baptist, Purbrook but stepping down as Area Dean for Havant from January 13th, 2019
  • Rev Hazel O’Sullivan, Permission to Officiate to be Assistant Curate, Alverstoke from January 27th, 2019
  • Rev Susie Collingridge, Permission to Officiate to be Associate Priest, Steep with Froxfield with Privett from October 7th

Resignations

  • Rev Darcy Chesterfield-Terry, Assistant Curate St Mary, Portsea from February 24th, 2019

Deaths

  • Rev Jeannette Hayward, RIP September 10th
  • Rev Terry Sear, RIP November 13th
  • Rev Grenda Hurt, RIP November 13th
  • Rev Richard Thomas, RIP November 16th
  • Rev Chris Lewis, RIP December 11th
  • Rev Noel Toogood, RIP December 11th

November 2018

Appointments

  • Graham Salter, to be Honorary Lay Canon for Portsmouth Cathedral, from 18th November 2018
  • Robert Solomon, to be Honorary Lay Canon for Portsmouth Cathedral, from 18th November 2018
  • Bradley Albuery, to be Honorary Lay Canon for Portsmouth Cathedral, from 18th November 2018
  • The Revd John Owen, Vicar Steep with Froxfield with Privett, to be also Honorary Canon for Portsmouth Cathedral, from 18th November 2018
  • The Revd Tom Kennar, Vicar Havant, to be also Honorary Canon for Portsmouth Cathedral, from 18th November 2018
  • The Revd Kevin Arkell, Vicar Newport Minster, to be also Honorary Canon for Portsmouth Cathedral, from 18th November 2018
  • The Revd Canon Gregg Bakker, Vicar Sholing (Winchester), to be Mission Priest Holy Trinity with St Columba, Fareham and Diocesan Pioneer Development Officer from 27th January 2019.

Resignations

  • The Revd Dominic Clarke, Vicar of Greatham, remaining Vicar Blackmoor and Whitehill, from 9th September 2018
  • The Revd Alison Wood, Associate Priest of Greatham, remaining Associate Priest Blackmoor and Whitehill, from 9th September 2018
  • The Revd James Cook, House for Duty Priest in Charge Christ Church, Totland Bay, from 7th December 2018

September 2018

Appointments

  • The Revd Joanna Northey, Families Minister, Alverstoke, to be Pioneer Families and Fresh Expressions Minister, Warblington with Emsworth from TBC
  • The Revd Canon Peter Hall, Vicar of The Good Shepherd, Crookhorn and Dean of Pioneer Ministry, to be DDVO from 3rd December 2018
  • The Revd Dawn Banting, Assistant Priest, Portsmouth Cathedral, to be Chaplain at Queen Alexandra Hospital from 23rd November 2018
  • Francis Carabott, to be St Jude Church Plant Pioneer (St Margaret) from 1st September 2018
  • Stuart Holmes to be 0.5 Pioneer lay Minister for PO9 Havant from 1st September 2018

Resignations

  • The Revd Keith Adlam, Priest in Charge, Wroxall from 12th July 2018

August 2018

Appointments

  • The Revd Andrew Finn, Assistant Curate, Great Baddow Team Ministry (Chelmsford), to be Priest in Charge St Simon, Southsea from 21st November 2018
  • The Revd David Brown, PtO, to be Assistant Priest St John, Newport from 1st September 2018
  • The Revd Susie Collingridge, PtO, to be Assistant Priest Steep with Froxfield with Privett from 7th October 2018

Resignations

  • The Revd Rosemary Donald, Priest in Charge Blendworth with Chalton with Idsworth, from 28th October 2018
  • The Revd Canon Gill Hill, Vicar Catherington and Clanfield, from 31st October 2018
  • The Revd Barbara O’Sullivan, Assistant Curate St Mary, Portsea, from 30th June 2018

Deaths

  • The Revd Arthur Dean, RIP 21/7/18

July 2018

Appointments

  • The Revd Amy Adeniran, assistant curate, St James, Shirley (Winchester diocese) to be 0.5 Whiteley Pioneer Minister From 27th July 2018
  • The Revd Neil Smart Vicar, Brockenhurst with Boldre and South Baddesley (Winchester diocese) to be Associate Minister St Jude, Southsea from 10th September 2018

Resignations

  • The Revd Tim Wood, associate priest for St Mary, St Peter and St Andrew, Hayling Island, from 19th September 2018
  • The Revd Lionel Stock, vicar, West Meon and Warnford, (assistant curate, East Meon and Langrish) from 13th October 2018
  • The Revd Ben Bryant, assistant curate, Harbour Church and St Alban, Copnor, to take up another post, from 31st July 2018
  • The Revd Connie Sherman, priest in charge, St John the Baptist, Purbrook, (Assistant Curate Christ Church, Portsdown and Church of the Good Shepherd, Crookhorn) from31st July 2018to be Chaplain to the University of Portsmouth

Deaths

  • The Revd Robert (Bob) Earnshaw RIP 20/6/18

June 2018

Appointments

  • The Venerable Peter Sutton - to be also Acting Chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee

Resignations

  • The Revd Belinda Davies - Diocesan Director of Ordinands from 30th June 2018
  • The Revd Canon Graham Morris - Priest in Charge, All Saints, Ryde and St Michael and All Angels, Swanmore from TBC
  • Barney Barron Pioneer Minister, PO9 Pioneer Area from 27th May 2018
  • Sara Barron Pioneer Minister, PO9 Pioneer Area from 27th May 2018

March & April 2018

Appointments

  • The Revd Colin LawlorLead Chaplain, University of Brighton and Priest in Charge, Stanmer with Falmer (Chichester) to be Vicar St George,Waterlooville from TBC
  • The Revd Helen Mitchell PTO to be Assistant Priest St Peter, Petersfield withSt Mary, Buriton from 22nd April 2018
  • The Revd Canon Peter Leonard Canon Chancellor of Portsmouth Cathedral to be Acting Dean of Portsmouth Cathedral From 1st August 2018
  • The Revd Russell Lawson Vicar St Alban, South Norwood, (Southwark) to be Priest in Charge Holy Spirit Southsea from TBC
  • The Venerable Peter Sutton Archdeacon to the Isle of Wight to be Priest in Charge Empshott, Greatham and Hawkley with Priors Dean from TBC

Resignations

  • The Revd Damon Draisey Curate Emsworth with Warblington from TBC
  • The Revd Trevor Filtness Vicar Rowlands Castle from 2nd June 2018
  • The Revd Mike Pye Vicar All Saints, Portsea from 31st August 2018

Deaths

  • The Revd Wendy Smith RIP 13th April 2018