OCTOBER 7th – THE NEW AVON VALLEY PARTNERSHIP COMES INTO BEING
All are welcome to attend any or all of these Services.
On October 7th there will be a day of Celebration of Ministry as the two new Benefices (Groups of Parishes) which comprise the New Forest North Group Ministry are brought into being.
The New Forest North Group Ministry.
The Benefice of Ringwood with Ellingham & Harbridge and St Leonards & St Ives.
The Benefice of Fordingbridge and Hyde and Breamore and Hale with Woodgreen (The Avon Valley Partnership).
A CELEBRATION OF MINISTRY THROUGHOUT THE DAY
SATURDAY OCTOBER 7th, 2017
From 8.30, Breakfast at All Saints’, St Leonards & St Ives, BH24 2LS, followed by…
9.15, Holy Communion with the Archdeacon of Bournemouth, as we pray for the new Benefices and the events of the day.
11.00, Induction by the Bishop of Winchester of the Revd Matthew Trick as Vicar, and the Licensing of the Revd Ian Whitham as Associate Minister, and the inauguration of the new Benefice of Ringwood with Ellingham & Harbridge and St Leonards & St Ives at the Church of Ss Peter & Paul, Ringwood, BH24 1AW, followed by refreshments.
2.00, Licensing by the Archdeacon of Bournemouth of the Revd Nicky Davies as Associate Priest in the Avon Valley Partnership,with special responsibility for the Parish of Breamore, at the Church of St Mary, Breamore, SP6 2DF, followed by drinks
4.00, Induction by the Archdeacon of Bournemouth of the Revd Canon Gary Philbrick as Rector, and the Licensing of the Revd Rachel Noël as Assistant Curate, and the inauguration of the new Benefice of Fordingbridge and Hyde and Breamore and Hale with Woodgreen (The Avon Valley Partnership),at the Church of the Holy Ascension, Hyde, SP6 2QJ, followed by Tea.