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    Role of Rural Dean.

    Robert WardThe Rural Dean is appointed by the Bishop and is given by him a share in the pastoral oversight, spiritual leadership, encouragement and development of mission and general administration of the Deanery. He has a particular pastoral responsibility for the clergy of the Deanery, and provides a link between them and the Bishop and the Archdeacon. In his leadership role the Rural Dean is joined by the Lay Co-Chairman of the Deanery Synod.

    The Rev. Robert Ward, rector of Cradley with Mathon and Storridge, was appointed in September 2013. Tel 01886 880438: e-mail robert.ward776@gmail.com

    Role of Lay Co-Chairman.

    Shiela Mullaney The Lay Co-Chairman, elected by the Deanery Synod, aims to bring together the views of the parishes of the Deanery on issues of common purpose, and then to discuss and formulate common policies on these issues. In the process of doing this to foster a sense of community and interdependence among those parishes and generally to promote in the Deanery the whole mission of the Church - pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical.

    Sheila Mullaney was elected as Lay Co-Chair on 21 June 2017. Sheila is a former Diocesan President of the Mothers' Union and has served twice as a Church Warden at Cradley. She is well acquainted with the Church and its' ways. Tel 01886 880237: e-mail Sheila.Mullaney@hotmail.co.uk

    Minutes Secretary: Revd. Joan Wakeling

    Correspondence and Filing secretary: vacant. Members of Ledbury Deanery Synod may have access to a minutes archive held on DropBox.

    Chapter Clerk: Sue Ronan

    Treasurer: Andrew Mence