St Philip and St James’s church, Grafton Road, Cheltenham, GL50 2DD


Arrangements during Nick’s sabbatical


Nick will be on leave and subsequently on his sabbatical from 26 December 2017-Tuesday 10 April 2018.  He will be using this time to visit recently reordered Churches in the UK and US, in order to learn from their experiences.  He will also be visiting St Andrew’s in Ramallah.  During this period, he will not be available to the parish.   He will also not be contactable by phone or email.  During his sabbatical the Churchwardens will be in charge of Pip and Jims and will be chairing our Church Council.  Natalie will be leading on worship and preparations for Lent and Easter.  Natalie will also be line managing Laura.  Liz will continue to be pastoral co-ordinator for those who are ill, housebound or in hospital.  David Mace will continue to lead the Reordering Board.  Sara Turner will be in charge of the South Cheltenham Team as Lay Chair and Gary Grady will be Acting Team Rector.  If in doubt about who to contact, do feel free to ask Laura.  Nick will be back for the 10am service on Sunday 15 April.

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