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Appointments and Retirements

The Bishops' Office has recently announced the following appointments and retirements. In addition, the Diocesan Secretary has announced staffing changes at the Diocesan Board of Finance; these are included below.

Updated 16 June 2017

The Reverend Rachel CORNISH currently SSM Assistant Curate the Benefice of Great Finborough with Onehouse, Harleston, Buxhall and Shelland and Assistant Curate the Benefice of Combs and Little Finborough is to be Interim Priest-in-Charge (to be known as Priest-in-Charge) of The Alde River Benefice. She will be licensed at Benhall Parish Church on 13 July 2017 at 7.30pm.

The Reverend Deirdre Ann WEST is to retire with effect from 17 August 2017 and to have Bishop’s Permission to Officiate upon retirement with immediate effect.

The Reverend Eleanor Mary GOODISON currently SSM Assistant Curate South Hartismere Benefice is to be SSM Assistant Curate (to be known as Associate Priest) in The Benefice of Athelington, Denham, Horham, Hoxne, Redlingfield, Syleham and Wingfield. She will be licensed at Hoxne Parish Church on 12 July at 7.30pm.

The Reverend Harry STALKER is to retire with effect from 18 August 2017 and to have Bishop’s Permission to Officiate upon retirement with immediate effect.

Updated 12 June 2017

The Reverend Canon Malcolm Dawson ROGERS currently Vicar of St Mary with St Peter, Bury St Edmunds is to be Chaplain of The Anglican Church of St Andrew, Moscow (Europe). He will be licensed on 3 September 2017 at St Andrew's, Moscow.

The Reverend Canon Susannah Amanda IZZARD currently has Permission to Officiate in the Diocese is to be Bishop’s Adviser for Pastoral Care and Counselling from 1 June 2017.

The Reverend Paul William TAMS currently SSM Assistant Curate the Benefice of Lakenheath with Santon Downham and Elveden is to be Rector The Benefice of  Lakenheath with Santon Downham and Elveden. He will be inducted on 5 July 2017 at 7.30pm at St Mary the Virgin, Lakenheath.

Updated 1 June 2017

The Revd Sharron Dawn COBURN currently Priest in Charge the Parish of Brandon with Wangford is to be Rector the Benefice of Brandon and Assistant Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Young Vocations Champion. She will be inducted on 19 June at 7.30pm at St Peter's Church, Brandon.

Updated 26 May

The Revd Jennifer Mary RIDLEY currently SSM Assistant Curate of the Benefice of Sudbury All Saints is to be SSM Assistant Curate (known as Associate Priest) in The Parish of Great Cornard. She will be licensed on 29 June at 7.30pm at St Andrew's Church, Great Cornard 

Updated 30 March

The Reverend Dr Simon George HILL currently Vicar of Copthorne in the Diocese of Chicester is to be Rector of the Suffolk Heights Benefice. He will be installed on 26 July 2017 at 7.30pm at Chevington Parish Church.

Updated 24 March

The Reverend Robin James BARNES currently SSM Assistant Curate (known as Assistant Priest) in the Benefice of Debenham and Helmingham in to retire on 30 April 2017.

The Reverend Susan Rita BATES currently Assistant Curate at the Yoxmere Benefice is to be Rector of the Benefice of Debenham and Helmingham. She will be licensed on 6 July 2017 at St Mary Magdalene Church, Debenham.

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