Announcements


The Revd Ann Hall

With grateful thanks for her ministry and prayers of blessing for the future, we announce that The Revd Ann Hall, Associate Priest in the Benefice of Bosworth and Benefice Discipleship Enabler has been appointed as Priest in Charge of St Mary’s, Cubbington in the Diocese of Coventry.


The Revd Steve Sweet

Further to the announcement dated 15th March 2024 advising that The Revd Steve Sweet, Curate of The Cornerstone Benefice, has been appointed as Assistant Minister of St Bartholemew’s, Oldfield, in the Diocese of Baths and Wells, we can now confirm that Steve will begin his new parish funded role on Sunday 18th August 2024, and will be licensed by the Bishop of Ebbsfleet on Sunday 15th September 2024. Steve’s last working day in the Benefice will be Saturday 17th August 2024.


The Revd Dr Sarah Siddique Gill

We are pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Dr Sarah Siddique Gill, currently Vicar of the United Benefice of St. Stephen with St. James Blackburn in the Diocese of Blackburn, as Canon Missioner at Leicester Cathedral.


The Revd Christopher Johnson

With grateful thanks for his ministry and prayers of blessing for the future, we announce that The Revd Christopher Johnson, Associate Vicar in the Benefice of Wigston, has been appointed as Priest in Charge at St Mary and St Eanswythe with St Saviour, Folkestone, in the Diocese of Canterbury.


The Revd Andrew Micklethwaite

Further to the announcement dated 10th May 2024, advising that The Revd Andrew Micklethwaite has been appointed as Chaplain of Wyggestons and Trinity Almshouse Charity, and Associate Priest of Holy Apostles Leicester, we can now announce that Andrew will be licensed at Wyggestons on Friday 9th August 2024, at 3pm, by Bishop Martyn, and at Holy Apostles on Sunday 11th August 2024, at 10.30am, by Archdeacon Richard Worsfold.


The Revd Frances (Fran) Grasham

We are pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Frances Grasham, Clergy with Permission to Officiate in the Diocese of Durham, as Resident Chaplain of Launde Abbey, subject to the normal Church of England legal and administrative procedures. Fran will be joining the Abbey’s permanent praying community and will be a part-time member of the ministry team.


The Revd Manuela Schmucki

With grateful thanks for her ministry and prayers of blessing for the future, together with the Lord Chancellor, we announce that The Revd Manuela Schmucki, Curate at Leicester Cathedral and St Nicholas Church, has been appointed as the new Rector of St Margaret’s, Lee, in the Diocese of Southwark.


The Revd Pauline Cummins

With grateful thanks for her ministry and prayers of blessing for the future, we announce that The Revd Pauline Cummins, Associate Priest (SSM) in the Benefice of Broughton Astley and Croft with Stoney Stanton, has been appointed as Rector of the Waltham Group in the Diocese of Lincoln.


The Revd Rob Miles

With grateful thanks for his ministry and prayers of blessing for the future, we announce that The Revd Rob Miles, Team Rector in The Cornerstone Team Benefice, has been appointed as Patronage Development Officer for CPAS.


Jo de Graaf

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jo de Graaf, Associate Minister in the Parish of Old Dalby, also as Lay Chair of Framland Deanery. Jo will be welcomed into her new role during Deanery Synod on Wednesday 12 June 2024.

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