29 Oct 2017 • General news
On Friday 20th October our new Vicar Fr Gerry Sykes was instituted as incumbent of the parish by the Rt Rev'd David Urquhart, Bishop of Birmingham.
Bishop David presents the Deed of Institution to Fr Gerry
The bishop annoints Fr Gerry
Fr Gerry receives a folder about the history of our parish from an older member of our congregation
Fr Gerry receives a large Bible from a member of our congregation
Fr Gerry receives bread and wine from young members of our congregation
Fr Gerry receives a symbol of music from our Organ Scholar
Fr Gerry receives a presentation from the head girl and head boy of Ark St Alban's Academy
Fr Gerry is Chaplain to the Academy as well as Vicar of the parish.