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Announcements January 2019

Announcements January 2019

Posted: 16th January, 2019

Appointments The Revd Michelle Parkman has been appointed as University Chaplain at Marjon and the Revd Claire Mcllory has been appointed as Assistant University Chaplain at Marjon and both were licensed by the Bishop of Plymouth on the 23rd October 2018. Bishop Nick licensed The Rev’d Sarah Nichols as Licensed Lay Worker (Assistant Chaplain) at HMP Channings Wood on 25th September 2018. The Revd Rosie Austin has been appointed to be Rural Dean of Shirwell…

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Diocese appoints BBC journalist to communications role

Diocese appoints BBC journalist to communications role

Posted: 9th January, 2019

The Diocese of Exeter has appointed an accomplished broadcast journalist as its new Director of Communications and Engagement. Chloe Axford has spent the past decade working as a reporter and producer at BBC South West. She also spent two years working in creative arts, drama and video ministry at the Church of the Ascension in south London before moving to Devon in 2007. Chloe said: “I am honoured to be appointed to this role, and…

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Rev John Fisher to be new Diocesan Director of Ordinands

Rev John Fisher to be new Diocesan Director of Ordinands

Posted: 9th January, 2019

We are delighted to announce that the Rev John Fisher, has accepted the post of Diocesan Director of Ordinands and we expect him to be in post in early April.  John is currently Patronage Secretary at Church Pastoral Aid Society. John was ordained in 1994 and served his title in Chelmsford diocese.  He subsequently was an incumbent in Nottingham for 10 years.  During this time he was also Rural Dean and Chaplain to the East…

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A Christmas message from Bishop Robert preached in Exeter Cathedral

A Christmas message from Bishop Robert preached in Exeter Cathedral

Posted: 2nd January, 2019

Christmas turns everything upside down. I don’t mean in the sense of disrupting our routine, but in the sense of challenging the way we live. Shot through the events that took place two thousand years ago on that first Christmas is the exhilarating sense of God coming into a divided world and inviting us to share in his project of renewing creation. The extraordinary power of this realisation came home to me in a slightly…

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Announcements December 2018

Announcements December 2018

Posted: 12th December, 2018

Notice of Appoinment Rural Dean : Kenn Deanery The Bishop of Exeter has appointed the Reverend Dallas Jane Ayling, B.A., to be Rural Dean of Kenn Deanery in the Archdeaconry of Exeter. The Bishop of Crediton will commission Mrs Ayling, at a service on 13 January 2019 at 6.30pm in St Gregory’s Church, Dawlish.

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Special Safeguarding Sunday Service on BBC Radio Devon on Christ the King Sunday

Special Safeguarding Sunday Service on BBC Radio Devon on Christ the King Sunday

Posted: 22nd November, 2018

Sunday 25 November is Christ the King Sunday and also the International Day for Ending Violence Against Women.  On this day, Rev’d Marisa Cockfield has recorded a special Sunday Service for broadcast on BBC Radio Devon at 6.30am. Rev’d Cockfield will call us to reflect on what it is to follow Christ, and on the model of his kingship, while also acknowledging that the 25th of November is an international day calling for the ending of…

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