His ministry in Newcastle as Area Dean
and Master of St Thomas gave him a strategic and public profile which he enjoyed, and for which he was widely respected.
THE Rev Adele Kelham, Area Dean
of Sedgefield and SSM Priest in Charge of Bishop Middleham, St Michael's (Diocese of Durham), is moving to Switzerland to become Priest-in-Charge of Christ Church, Lausanne.
Davies is the area Dean
of Cardiff and has been vicar of St Paul's in Grangetown for more then 30 years.
A large crowd gathered in glorious weather for the service, led by area dean
, the Rev Michael Jones.
Also giving poor Adam a headache are the new Area Dean
and Diocesan secretary who seem to have big but destructive plans for St Saviour's.
The service will be led by area dean
Rev Canon Jim Robinson, vicar at Whittingham.
The 49-year-old is Rector of the parishes of Llanbedrog and Llannor with Llanengan and Llangian, and Area Dean
of Llyen and Eifionnydd.
The problem has led the Rev Richard Inglesby, Vicar of Moxley and Area Dean
of Wednesbury, to write a stirring defence of the region in a parish profile for the St Bartholomew's job.
The Archdeacon of Coventry, the Venerable Ian Watson, and area dean
Reverend Ruth Walker also attended the ceremony.
When the Vicar and Area Dean
Philip Cunningham was asked 'Why put on mystery plays in Gosforth?' he replied: 'Because it would provide a number of opportunities.'
The Rev Stewart Jones, aged 48, is moving to Birmingham from Kent where he is currently priest-in-charge of All Saints, Canterbury, as well as diocesan missioner, area dean
and a provincial canon of Canterbury Cathedral, to become rector of St Martin-inthe-Bullring.
THE Rev John Richard Dobson, area Dean
of Darlington and vicar of Blackwell All Saints and Salutation, Diocese of Durham, is also to become Priest in Charge of Coniscliffe St Edwin from November 2.