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Clergy and Staff moves February 2021

Into the Diocese

The Revd Susan Gerrie Sturgeon, non-stipendiary Minister, Abbeydale, St John the Evangelist and Millhouses, Diocese of Sheffield, is now Permission to Officiate as Distinctive Deacon (4600), from 29 January 2021.

The Revd Robert Mayo, Chaplain at Rochester Prison, Diocese of Rochester, is to be a Chaplain at HMP Wormwood Scrubs (0885), from 21 April 2021.


Within the Diocese

The Revd Preb Dr Tony Kyriakides, Spiritual Care Lead and Chaplain, Marie Curie Hospice, Hampstead (0390), is to be Chaplain within Barts Trust, based at the Royal London Hospital (0792), from a date TBC.

The Revd Claire Carson, Head of Chaplaincy-Spiritual Care at The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust(1698), is also to be Bishops Adviser for Healthcare Chaplaincy, from 1 March 2021.

The Revd David Neno, Vicar of St Peter, Ealing (2208), is also to be Area Dean of Ealing (2200), from 25 March 2021.

The Revd Julia Porter-Pryce has been issued with Permission to Officiate.

The Revd Michael Walcott has been issued with Permission to Officiate.

The Revd Peter Bradley has been issued with Permission to Officiate.

The Revd Richard Gary Lloyd has been issued with Permission to Officiate.

The Revd David Julian James Evans has been issued with Permission to Officiate.

The Revd Daniel Wignall, has been issued with Permission to Officiate.



The Revd Katherine Rumens, Rector of St Giles Cripplegate (0111), is to retire on 23 May 2021.

The Revd Canon Simon Evans, Vicar of St Martin, Ruislip (2512), will retire on 31 July 2021.



The Revd Jonathan Kissell, at present Associate Vicar of St John the Baptist, Hampton Wick (0915), is to resign with effect from 4 July 2021.

The Revd Jill Scot, SSM Distinctive Deacon at St Barnabas, Ealing (2311), resigned with effect from 31 January 2021.


Out of the Diocese

The Revd Heike Prentice, Curate at St Peter, Black Lion Lane (0819), is to be Rector of Coggeshall, Markshall, Cressing, Stisted, Bradwell-Juxta-Coggeshall and Pattiswick, Diocese of Chelmsford from 10 May 2021.

The Revd Stephen Foster, Curate at Holy Trinity with St Paul, Onslow Square and St Augustine, South Kensington (1209), is to be Vicar of St Aldates, Diocese of Oxford, from 11 April 2021.

The Revd Walter King has relinquished his Permission to Officiate with immediate effect.

The Revd Stephen Hardwicke is no longer Rector of St Lawrence, Cowley (2501).


Staff changes at the London Diocesan Fund


Farewell from the LDF

Ivis Williams, Finance Team, has left the London Diocesan Fund, we wish her well.