Church rector conducts last service ahead of becoming priest-in-charge

PUBLISHED: 12:18 22 July 2020 | UPDATED: 12:18 22 July 2020

The team rector of Whittlesey, Pondersbridge and Coates, Reverend Nigel Whitehouse (centre)  is taking on the role of priest-in-charge of Upwell, St Peter and Outwell, St Clement. Pictured with him is Cllr David Mason and church warden Sue Palmer. Picture: ROBERT WINDLE

The team rector of Whittlesey, Pondersbridge and Coates, Reverend Nigel Whitehouse (centre) is taking on the role of priest-in-charge of Upwell, St Peter and Outwell, St Clement. Pictured with him is Cllr David Mason and church warden Sue Palmer. Picture: ROBERT WINDLE

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The team rector of Whittlesey, Pondersbridge and Coates is taking on the role of priest-in-charge of Upwell, St Peter and Outwell St Clement.

The team rector of Whittlesey, Pondersbridge and Coates, Reverend Nigel Whitehouse, is taking on the role of priest-in-charge of Upwell, St Peter and Outwell, St Clement. Picture: ROBERT WINDLEThe team rector of Whittlesey, Pondersbridge and Coates, Reverend Nigel Whitehouse, is taking on the role of priest-in-charge of Upwell, St Peter and Outwell, St Clement. Picture: ROBERT WINDLE

After conducting his last service at St Mary’s Church on Sunday July 19, Revd Nigel Whitehouse was presented with a leaving gift by the Mayor of Whittlesey, Cllr David Mason, on behalf of the community.

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He also received a second gift, presented by church warden Sue Palmer.

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Revd Whitehouse’s official licensing and welcoming as priest-in-charge of the parishes of St. Clement’s, Outwell and St. Peter’s, Upwell takes place on Tuesday August 18 at 7pm.

He will be welcomed by the Bishop of Huntingdon, the Rt Rev’d Dr Dagmar Winter and the Archdeacon, the Venerable Hugh McCurdy at St. Peter’s Church, Upwell.


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