We now have the addition of a curate (A first for our benefice!). Joe Knight was ordained a priest and licensed to the benefice at Gloucester Cathedral in June 2019, he will be working across the benefice for the next three years.
Joe is no stranger to Gloucestershire having been raised on the edge of the Forest of Dean. He is married to Kim and has two daughters. Joe joins us from Trinity Bristol.
Brian Brobyn became a deacon on 1st December 2019. Brian will be licensed to work as a self supporting local ordained minister and curate in the Newnham, Awre and Blakeney benefice along with the neighbouring benefice of Parkend and Viney Hill.
Brian is well known and has served as a reader in this benefice and deanery for more than 20 years.