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Update on our new Vicar

10 July 2021

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The Benefice of Great Barton and Thurston

The churchwardens are pleased to share with you the following announcement made at St Peter’s on Sunday 27th June 2021

The Right Revd Martin Seeley, the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, is delighted to announce that The Revd Ben Edwards has been appointed as Vicar of The Benefice of Great Barton and Thurston. Ben is currently Assistant Curate at St Edmundsbury Cathedral. A date for Ben’s Licensing will be confirmed in due course. 

The Bishop has asked me to pass on his thanks to the parish representatives and all those involved in the process of Ben’s appointment, and he assures you of his prayers.  Please pray for Ben, his wife Caroline and their children , Dora, Bertie and Trinity as they prepare for their move.

Licensing of Ben

We are pleased to announce that the Licensing of Rev’d Ben Edwards will take place on Monday 27th September 2021. Further details will be available later.