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David Parker Commissioned as Authorised Lay Minister

By February 2, 2022No Comments

On Saturday 8 January David Parker from Forestside was commissioned for lay ministry in the Octagon Parish by The Rt Revd Ruth Bushyager, Bishop of Horsham, at a special Eucharist in Chichester Cathedral.
Fifty-seven other ministers were commissioned alongside David for a range of ministries including Chaplaincy, Children, Youth and Family, Pastoral, Mission and Worship and Liturgy. After attending the Diocese of Chichester’s Living Faith discipleship course, David took an elective in Worship and Liturgy and has been commissioned to lead services of the word such as Morning Worship, All-Age Services and Evensong.
He will join Lindsay, Edward, Maria and Will as a member of the Octagon Ministry Team.Congratulations David.
We look forward to your services!

Author: Rachel

The Octagon Parish administrator