As we approach Christmas and the turn of the year, it is time to reflect on the change in the Union and to look to the future.
In January 2009, the Rev. Judith Hubbard-Jones, who left her distinct mark on he Union, returned to England, to continue her ministry in a new parish and be near her elderly mother. Sadly her experience in her new parish did not turn out as she expected and she has taken the decision to retire from ministry with effect from the end of the year. She remains fondly in the hearts and memories of the parishioners of this Union, and we continue to remember and pray for her. Continue reading Christmas Newsletter
At the start of May the three-month period allocated to the Board of Nomination to find a new Rector came to an end, unfortunately without success. The responsibility of finding a Rector now becomes the responsibility of our Bishop and in this task we commend him to your prayers. In his letter to . . . → Read More: June ’09 News
The vacancy continues. We wait, we pray and we give the Nominators space to do their work. In the meantime the prime function of the Church, which is the worship of God, continues. A little extra is called from each of us, and forbearance if some things have to be put on hold.
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Rev. Judith Hubbard-Jones
The Rev. Judith finished her ministry among the good people of Kinneigh Union with a flourish. Friday 12th January saw the dedication of the extension of Desertserges National School whilst on her final service the following Sunday in St. Mary’s, Desertserges the restored tower of the church was rededicated. On both . . . → Read More: March ’09 News
The Parish said farewell to the Rev. Judith Hubbard-Jones on 18th January after 6 years of faithful ministry in Kinneigh. She will be instituted on Tuesday 2nd February in her new Parish at Frampton-on-Severn in her native Gloucestershire. The Rev. Judith ended her time with us with a flourish for, on Friday 16th January . . . → Read More: February ’09 News