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Joy and celebration at the ordination of priests

01 July 2017


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The Rt Revd Christopher Lowson, Bishop of Lincoln, has ordained 10 priests in Lincoln Cathedral.

At a service attended by the families, friends, colleagues and parishioners of the ordinands, the congregation prayed for – and later joyfully congratulated – the following newly ordained priests:

Jennifer Billson (to serve Crowland)

Susan Hentley (to serve The Haven Group)

Rachel Heskins (to serve Welton & Dunholme w Scothern)

Trudy Hobson (to serve Brigg, Wrawby & Cadney cum Howsham)

Rhona Knight (to serve Sleaford)

Samantha Parsons (to serve The Horncastle Group)

Katharine Plant (to serve Holbeach)

Laurence Price (to serve The Waltham Group)

Jane Robertson (to serve Boston)

Jennifer West (to serve Holton le Clay, Tetney & North Cotes)

The preacher at the service (and retreat leader) was the Very Revd Michael Sadgrove, Dean Emeritus of Durham. The text for the sermon may be obtained by clicking on the following external link, and the addresses offered during the ordination retreat are available here.

To read about the service of ordination for our deacons, please see here.

An initial gallery of photos from this special occasion appears below...

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