Congratulations to New Deacons

It’s that time of year when we congratulate students from throughout the region who have flown the Sarum nest, pleased and proud they have chosen to train here at the Centre for Formation in Ministry.

We look forward to welcoming back the new deacons in the next stage of their learning learning journey. Here are a few photos from the weekend (we’ll add more as they come in from elsewhere):

New Deacons from the Diocese of Salisbury after their ordination. Back row: the Revd Stéphane Javelle; the Revd Neal Robertson; the Revd Sue Hart; the Rt Revd Karen Gorham; the Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, the Rt Revd Edward Condry; the Revd Jean Audibert; the Revd Matt Levinsohn; the Revd Caroline Titley. Front row: the Revd Ruth Wells; the Revd James Holden; the Revd Hilary Bond; the Revd Lewis Pearson.

Methodist ministers who trained at Sarum, having completed their two years of probationary ministry, were Received into Full Connexion in the Methodist Church at ordinations at the Methodist Conference last weekend. Congratulations to Wendy Tucker, Patrick Stonehewer, Martin Slocombe, Denise Binks and Ruth Midcalf.

New Deacons from Winchester Diocese (photo above). Congratulations to all but especially Sarum grads Jackie Sellin (third from right) and Kat Mepham (fourth from right) and together in the photo right.

And finally congratulations to all new Deacons from the Diocese of Canterbury, especially Sarum graduate Helen Gunton (pictured left), who did her Sarum Centre for Formation in Ministry course commuting from Jersey where she’ll be serving her curacy.



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One Response to Congratulations to New Deacons

  1. Gill Kimber says:

    Hi there, lovely to see some rejoicing over deacons! Are any of these distinctive deacons?
    Rev Deacon Gill Kimber
    Warden of Deacons for Exeter Dioese

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