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Following the announcement made on the 11 November at the Remembrance Day service, we have much pleasure in confirming that the Reverend Anna Moore, who is at present Curate at St. Mark’s Reigate and has recently been assisting the Reverend David Eaton here in Betchworth and Buckland, has been appointed as the Rector of the United Benefice of Betchworth and Buckland, subject to the necessary procedures. Further details of when she will take up the position and the date and time of the Licensing Service will follow in due course.
However the Bishop has asked that Anna be allowed a period of preparation and reflection so with this in mind she will not be taking any more services in either church until her Licensing. I know she was looking forward to being with us for some of our Christmas services but we have to respect the Bishop’s wishes and Anna’s need for some quiet time. Meanwhile we take this opportunity of warmly welcoming Anna to her new position and look forward to getting to know her, her husband Alastair and her three children in due course.
David Sayce and Liz Vahey