Petertide Ordinations 2023 - picture gallery

3 July 2023

Last weekend we welcomed eight new priests and six deacons to our Diocese.

On Saturday 1 July Bishop Graham ordained the following men and women as priests:

  • Julian Bryant, serving in Earlham
  • Sarah De Bats, serving in the Glaven Valley Benefice
  • Samantha Luscombe, serving in Norwich, St Stephen
  • Sally McCubbin, serving in Old Catton, St Margaret
  • Natalie Rees, serving in the Aylsham Team Ministry
  • James Shelton, serving in the Earsham and Harleston Benefices
  • Naomi Tuma, serving in Norwich, St Peter Mancroft
  • John Wigfield, serving in Cringleford, St Peter

On Sunday 2 July Bishop Graham ordained the following men and women as deacons:

  • Elizabeth Dawes to serve in the Great Yarmouth Team Ministry
  • Alastair Gledhill to serve in Holy Trinity, Norwich
  • Kirsty Long to serve in Poringland and the Venta Group
  • Fiona Munn, to serve in the King’s Lynn Team Ministry
  • Karl Ross to serve in Gorleston, St Mary Magdalene
  • Joshua Whitnall to serve in the Harling and Guiltcross Benefices with Wretham and Shropham

You can view the services on the Norwich Cathedral YouTube channel. Each of the new ordinands has shared a little of their story – you can view it here.

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