Jeff Pearse who has served as a Licensed Lay Minister here for the past six years was today Ordained Deacon by the Bishop of Monmouth at Newport Cathedral.
Having served as a Reader (LLM) for many years in Manchester Jeff retired to Abergavenny at the turn of the decade, and has served as a Lay Minister in Abergavenny during that period.
Welcoming his ordination, Canon Mark Soady said,
” Jeff is a very gifted preacher whose sermons have been a blessings to us here, I look forward to seeing is other skills at work in his new expanded ministerial role. WE are indeed blessed to have him on the team!”
Deacon Jeff is expected to be Priested at Petertide 2017.