18 October 2005
The following were ordained to the priesthood by the Bishop of Southwark, The Rt Rev. Dr Thomas Butler, on Sunday 9th October 2005 at 11 am at Southwark Cathedral.
The Rev Latiff Adenekan - Holy
Trinity and St Matthias, Tulse Hill
Note: Stipendiary means they receive the equivalent of a salary, NSM means non-stipendiary (i.e. they are unpaid for their work) and OLM means Ordained Local Minister, who are also non-stipendiary but can only serve in their local parish.
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES FOLLOW……..
Latiff Adenekan, 66, was
born in Nigeria and is married to Mavis with three grown-up
children. His hobbies are reading and watching television – Songs
of Praise, football and gymnastics.
Mark Budden, 43, works at the Home Office Health and Welfare Department as a Welfare Officer. He enjoys the theatre and cinema and spending time with friends. Mitcham, St Barnabas (NSM)
Ruth Burge-Thomas, 38, is a
solicitor who enjoys reading, cinema, cooking, entertaining and
music. She has a degree in History and Classics; is married to
Daniel and they have two children.
Joan Burkitt-Gray, 57, works
as journalist and has degrees in sociology and zoology as well as
Diploma in Personnel Management. Married to Alan with three
children she and her family enjoy visiting museums and galleries
Rachel Carnegie, 42, works
as a Consultant on development matters and has a degree in English
and a Masters Degree in Education. She is married to Mark Golding
and they have two children.
Anne Clarke, 53, is the
daughter of a parish priest in Hither Green and has spent most of
her life in East Dulwich. She was an English teacher in secondary
schools until 1998. She has been a magistrate since 1990 and is a
member of the SENDIST Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and
Disabilities). She enjoys reading, travelling, walking, spending
time with friends and family. She is married to Peter Bibby.
Jonathan Croucher, 37, works
as a solicitor following a degree in economics and law. Married to
Yvette they have three small children including twin boys. When he
has the time he likes to listen to music and read and aspires to
be better at DIY and gardening!
William David, 47, has spent
most of his life in Eltham and has had a long involvement with St
Barnabas. He is senior medical photographer at Queen Mary's
Hospital, Sidcup. William is a keen sports fan particularly of
cricket. He enjoys travelling to varied destinations and
experiencing different cultures and societies – quite possibly
including a test match.
Paul Goodridge, 50, works as
a Learning and Development Manager for the newly formed Commission
for Patient and Public Involvement in Health, a body which
supports forums of local people who monitor the provision of
health services. Married to Elizabeth, he has four children
varying in age from eight to 23. His ministry at St Dunstan’s will
focus on the needs of young families. His wife is a Reader at the
church and his younger children sing in the choir. He enjoys
reading and listening to music and he is being encouraged to go
out and do more bike riding with his family.
Emmanuel Ilori, 47, was born
in Nigeria where he trained as a marine engineer and he now works
as a ship surveyor for an international maritime regulation
organisation. He is married to
Grace and they have four children.
Marie John, 56, was born in
St Lucia, and has two sons and four grandchildren. After the birth
of her children, she became involved in working with local
voluntary organisations, in particular setting up a Saturday
school for black children. Marie was commissioned as a Southwark
Pastoral Auxiliary in 1996. Marie enjoys reading and organising
entertainment events, for herself and for the church.
Carol Jones, 59, works as a
dental nurse in a practice in Shirley, where she has lived for
most of her life. She has worshipped at St George’s for many
years. Married to Eric, she has a grown-up son and daughter and
three grandchildren. She was commissioned as a Southwark Pastoral
Auxiliary in 1991 and licensed as a Reader in 1998.
Patrick Jordan, 35, has
worked for much of his working life in retail selling books and
most latterly as an administrative assistant in the Bishop’s
Office here in Southwark Diocese. He enjoys reading and spending
time with his family and is married with two children.
Annie Kurk, 48, is a
recruitment consultant in the PR industry. Married to David and
with two teenage children, Annie spends her spare time as governor
of St Cecilia’s, a new Church of England secondary school in
David Larlee , 26, has a Bachelor of Theology degree from Oxford. He came to Britain from Canada to train for ordination and is to stay and serve his title in this country. Selected for Ordination in Canada he is to be ordained here, by the Bishop of Southwark with letters dimissory which means that the Bishop of Southwark is ordaining him on behalf of the Bishop of Fredricton, Canada. He is married to Rachel . St Mark Battersea Rise (NSM)
Rosemarie Mallett, 45, was
born in Barbados and has worked as a medical researcher and has a
degree in History and French and PhD in Sociology. She enjoys
sport of every kind.
Robert Norbury, 43, is
married to Paula and has lived in Eltham Park since the age of
four and has worshipped at St Luke’s for many years. He has
acquired valuable experience of other traditions through his
current work as Parish Administrator at St Stephen’s Rochester Row
and prior to that at St James’ Piccadilly. He was licensed as a
Reader in 2000.
Trudy Payne, 56, is a civil
servant in the Home Office. Prior to this she had spent 17 years
as a French teacher. Born in East Yorkshire, Trudy has lived in
London since her university days at Kings College and has
worshipped at St Stephen Clapham Park for most of that time. She
is a voracious reader, keen cook and fair-weather gardener. She
enjoys eating out and needlework. She has been married to Robin,
now retired, since 1975.
Mark Smith, 44, has a degree in law and works as a government lawyer. He is married to Gillian and they have two children. He enjoys walking, cycling, photography and wine making as well as the theatre and going to concerts. East Wickham, St Michael the Archangel (NSM)
Irene Thomas, 62, was born
and brought up in Bexleyheath; Irene has worshipped at St
Michael’s since childhood. She worked for an insurance company in
the City for many years before joining the staff of the local
church school as a clerical assistant and clerk to governors.
Since retiring she has continued to work as clerk to governors and
now also undertakes some invigilating work at the local Grammar
Mike Todd, 43, has worked in
Further and Higher Education for about 16 years and is about to
take up a new role as a Deputy Director of the newly opened Centre
for Business, Arts and Technology at City & Islington College. He
has studied at the Universities of Brighton, Surrey and Kent. In
his spare time he enjoys the theatre, good food and wine and
relaxing with friends.
Alison Warner, 60, works as
a Trust Fund-raiser for Oxfam having graduated in business and
journalism from the University of New York. Having spent most of
her adult life working abroad she is interested in travel and
international and current affairs as well as music theatre and the
David Weightman, 57, is a
Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and runs his
own building surveying consultancy business. He is married to
Karen and they have two married daughters and a grandson. He has
been a Parish Councillor since 1987 and a District Councillor
since 1994. He was Chairman of Tandridge District Council in
2002/03. He plays golf occasionally, enjoys DIY, gardening,
photography and watching most sport.
Leslie Wells, 43, is married to Stephanie and they have five children (the youngest of whom Les delivered). His ministry at St Peter, St Helier includes working with children – he has recently started a boys group for 10-14 year olds, as well as helping to run a Christian summer camp. Les is a day service support worker supporting adults with learning difficulties. In his spare time, Les enjoys reading, walking the dogs, music, singing, the cinema, bowling and going to football. St Peter, St Helier (OLM)
Cathy Wiles, 53, is Team Leader of the Chaplaincy team at S.W London and St George’s Mental Health Services NHS Trust. She has a BEd and a Diploma in Pastoral Counselling. Her two sons are now grown up. Wandsworth Common, St Mary Magdalene (NSM)
Anne Williamson, 47, was born in the United States of American and came to England when she married Michael and they now have two sons. She has a degree in international finance and enjoys reading, swimming and sailing. Blackheath, St John (NSM)
Josh Zvimba, 44, was born in
Zimbabwe and before his ordination he worked as a London City
Missioner, working as manager of the St Mary Magdalene Church
Centre. He has diplomas in economics and development and sociology
and enjoys reading walking and listening to classical and
religious music. He is married to Janice and they have five
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