Bishop licenses 15 lay ministers

PUBLISHED: 12:35 02 October 2006 | UPDATED: 22:16 28 May 2010

Front row centre: Stephen Tooke (preacher); The Bishop of Huntingdon, Dr John Inge; the Revd Christine Worsley and the Revd Canon Les Oglesby with the newly licensed lay ministers.

Front row centre: Stephen Tooke (preacher); The Bishop of Huntingdon, Dr John Inge; the Revd Christine Worsley and the Revd Canon Les Oglesby with the newly licensed lay ministers.

Fifteen lay ministers were licensed by the Bishop of Huntingdon, Dr John Inge, at Ely Cathedral today (30th September 2006).  Ten of the licensed lay ministers are newly trained; the remaining five were re-licensed.  They will take up the vital task of te

Fifteen lay ministers were licensed by the Bishop of Huntingdon, Dr John Inge, at Ely Cathedral today (30th September 2006). Ten of the licensed lay ministers are newly trained; the remaining five were re-licensed. They will take up the vital task of teaching and preaching in churches across the Diocese of Ely.

The ten new licensed lay ministers are:

Keith Stott, Derek Tombs, Jennifer Tombs and Isobel Wickens who will serve in the Cambridge South area; Patricia Latimer, Anthony Perryman and Janet Tiplady who will serve in the Huntingdon area; and Stevie Brooks, Vivienne Bull and Anne Clarke who will serve in the Wisbech area.

Those tranferring from other dioceses are Alan Hay and Lesley Bowring from Canterbury diocese; and Alison Atkins and Stephen Makin from Lincoln diocese; Paul Sibley from Ely diocese also had his license renewed.

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