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- Created: Sunday, 03 August 2008 17:38
- Published: Saturday, 28 December 2013 16:38
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A Priest-in-Charge has been appointed for Skirlaugh with Long Riston, Rise and Swine. The following announcement, issued by the Bishop, was read in the churches in our parishes on Sunday 27th July. “The Reverend Christopher John Simmons, Vicar of Pocklington and Owsthorpe and Kilnwick Percy with Great Givendale and Millington & Priest-in-Charge of Burnby, Hayton, Huggate, Londesborough, Nunburnholme and Shiptonthorpe has been appointed to the post of
Priest-in- Charge of Skirlaugh with Long Riston, Rise and Swine. This appointment is made subject to the necessary Criminal Records Bureau disclosure. Mr Simmons is to be Licensed in Skirlaugh by the Bishop of Hull at 7.30pm on Monday 10th November, 2008”
We congratulate Chris Simmons on his appointment and look forward to him taking up his new post in November. A personal message from Chris will be in the next newsletter.