Announcements



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The Revd Bryony Wood
The Bishop announces that The Revd Bryony Wood, Team Vicar in the Benefice of Market Harborough and The Transfiguration – Little Bowden with Lubenham and Great Bowden, will be retiring with effect from Sunday 26th January 2020. Bryony’s last service will be on Sunday 12th January 2020.

The Revd Graham Gittings
The Bishop announces the death of the Revd Graham Gittings aged 72 on 6th November 2019.

The Revd Anthony Lees-Smith
The Bishop is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Anthony Lees-Smith as Area Dean of The City of Leicester Deanery.

Revd Richard Trethewey
The Bishop is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Richard Trethewey as Area Dean of the Sparkenhoe East Deanery.

The Revd Liz Rawlings
Further to the announcement that The Revd Liz Rawlings has been appointed as Diocesan Discipleship and Vocations Enabler we can now confirm that Liz will be licensed by the Bishop of Leicester, The Rt Revd Martyn Snow, on Monday 4th November 2019 at 8.30am during the Diocesan Eucharist at Leicester Cathedral.

The Revd Dr Gerald Thorneycroft Rimmington
The Bishop announces the death of the Revd Dr Gerald Thorneycroft Rimmington aged 89 on Thursday 10th October 2019.

Revd Helena Whittaker
The Bishop is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Helena Whittaker, as the Interim part-time St Nicholas Chaplain at Leicester Grammar School.

Revd Stephen Burnham
The Bishop is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Stephen Burnham, previously Vicar of Leicester St Anne, St Paul and St Augustine, as Chaplain at the Leicestershire Organisation for the Relief of the Suffering (LOROS). Stephen will be licensed by Bishop Martyn on Tuesday 1st October in the Chapel at Bishop’s Lodge at 8.30am.

Revd Vince Jupp
The Bishop is pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Vince Jupp, Rector in the Benefice of Birstall and Wanlip, as Diocesan Transition Enabler (Interim Priest). Vince’s last Sunday will be 1st December 2019 and he will begin his role as the Diocesan Transition Enabler shortly afterwards.

Revd Tom Ringland
Further to the announcement dated 15th July 2019 advising that Revd Tom Ringland has been appointed as the new Incumbent for the Penhill Benefice in the Diocese of Leeds; it is now confirmed that Tom’s final Sunday in the benefice will be Sunday 13th October 2019. Tom will be licensed to his new role on Monday 4th November at St Andrew’s Aysgarth by Bishop Nick Baines

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