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Dean of Hereford

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Dean of Hereford: 7 July 2021
The Queen has approved the nomination of The Reverend Canon Sarah Brown for election as Dean of Hereford.

From: Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street
Published 7 July 2021

The Queen has approved the nomination of The Reverend Canon Sarah Brown, Canon Missioner at Peterborough Cathedral and Bishop’s Advisor for Women’s Ministry, for election as Dean of Hereford, in succession to The Very Reverend Michael Tavinor following his retirement on 28th February 2021.

Background

Sarah was educated at the University of Nottingham and trained for ministry on the Eastern Region Ministry Course. She served her title in the Benefice of Welford, Sibbertoft and Marston Trussell in the diocese of Peterborough and was ordained Priest in 2009.

In 2011, Sarah was appointed Team Vicar with Daventry Team Ministry in the diocese of Peterborough and in 2013 became Rural Dean of Daventry. Sarah was made an Honorary Canon of Peterborough Cathedral in 2015.

In 2018, Sarah took up her current roles as Canon Missioner at Peterborough Cathedral and Bishop’s Advisor for Women’s Ministry.

There is more on the Hereford Cathedral website.

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Tim Chesterton
3 months ago

My mum, who lives in Peterborough diocese, describes Sarah as ‘a breath of fresh air’!

Simon Bravery
Simon Bravery
3 months ago

New Dean of Sheffield too

Perry Butler
Perry Butler
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3 months ago

Pleased to have been her DDO!

Stephen Griffiths
Stephen Griffiths
3 months ago

Two Peterborough canons exported as deans within a year.

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