Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage
Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage
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People News: November 2018

Rachel Allen Chaplaincy Team Leader at East and North Herts NHS Trust to be Spiritual Care Co-ordinator at Isabel Hospice.

Martin Burrell Chaplain to Gypsies, Travellers and Roma, Licensed Clergy (Public Preacher Licence) and Member Luton Deanery Synod to retire to the Diocese of Oxford.

Roger Chapman to be Priest-in-Charge (half time) of Cheshunt, St Mary (Interim Ministry: 6 months)

Peter Crumpler to leave his post as Associate Minister (SSM) at Sandridge to be licensed as a Public Preacher (continuing as Diocesan SSM Officer for St Albans Archdeaconry)

Lucy Davis Vicar, St Peter and St Paul with St Andrew, Flitwick to be also Assistant Dean of Women’s Ministry, Diocese of St Albans

Paul Davies Senior Priest at the Anglican Church of the Epiphany, Qatar, Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf to be Church Growth Officer (half-time) for Bedford Archdeaconry.  Also to be Priest-in-Charge (half-time), All Saints, Bedford

Bonnie Evans-Hills Vicar of Kimpton with Ayot St Lawrence is leaving the parish.

Mary Kingsley Assistant Priest, to be Associate Minister (SSM) of Bushey (Interim Ministry: 6 months).

Robert Kozak Assistant Curate of All Saints Leavesden to be Priest-in-Charge of Letchworth.

Stephen Lyon to be Chair, Caribbean Links Group for the Diocese of St Albans

Alastair McKay Curate, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Diocese of London to be Church Growth Officer (half-time) for Hertford Archdeaconry

Lindsey Moss Associate Minister (SSM) of ChristChurch, Ware to be Associate Minister (SSM) at Caddington.

Anne Poultney Assistant Curate at Aldenham, Radlett & Shenley Team Ministry has completed her curacy.

Sharon Smith Assistant Curate in Training (SSM) at Caddington, Farley Hill to be Vicar at Christ Church, Orpington.

Anne Underwood Assistant Curate (SSM) at Bushey has completed her curacy.


We learned with sorrow of the following deaths:

  • Sister Jean Harris C.A. formerly Accredited Lay Minister with Permission to Officiate, on 27th September 2018
  • The Revd Adrian Hinksman formerly SSM at King’s Walden and Offley with Lilley and Diocesan Widows’ Officer, on 9th October 2018


Austin Janes Team Vicar of the Church of the Resurrection in Grovehill, Hemel Hempstead has written and illustrated a Christmas poem resource for very young children, called Spider’s First Christmas.  Written in a very simple way reminiscent of Incy Wincy Spider, children can see that whatever changes come, God is travelling with us and we don’t need to be afraid.

The A6 booklet is printed in full colour and makes an ideal gift for nursery and primary school age children. The books are £1.50 each but bulk discounts are available. A power Point is also available for projecting in assemblies or services. contact Revd Austin Janes for an order form. All proceeds go towards supporting the ongoing ministry of the church in Grovehill and Woodhall Farm,

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