Monthly Archives: April 2018

New Rural Dean of Rotherfield announced

The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner has appointed The Revd Sharon Francis as Rural Dean of Rotherfield to serve for the next five years.

The Revd Sharon Francis

“I do appreciate Sharon’s willingness to serve the Deanery in this role, alongside her ministry in the parish of St Thomas the Apostle, Groombridge. Please support her with your prayers and commitment to the Chapter and life of the Deanery.”

“We have been well served by The Revd James Packman as Rural Dean and wish him well in his new ministry in Bath and Wells.”

Dr. Martin Warner – The Bishop of Chichester

The Revd Sharon Francis took up the new Rural Dean post on 16th April.

She will be commissioned by the Archdeacon of Hastings, Edward Dowler, on 30 April 2018.