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Bishop John welcomes new ministers to East Lancashire
1:16pm Monday 12th August 2013 in News
TWO new ministers are taking up the reins at churches in East Lancashire after being officially welcomed by the Acting Bishop of Blackburn.
The Rt Rev John Goddard, who is also Bishop of Burnley, licensed the Rev David Roscoe as associate priest of St Francis Church, in Feniscliffe. He will take on the role alongside his existing role as priest-in-charge of Feniscowles.
And the Ven Dr Stephen Adessanya was inducted by Bishop John as vicar of St Cuthbert’s, Burnley, and St Luke’s Brierfield. He has previously been a priest-in-charge at churches in County Durham. Bishop John also licensed the Rev Bill Sloan as associate priest of All Saints Church, Hesketh Bank, which is also part of Blackburn Diocese.
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