Petertide Ordinations 2021

Petertide refers to the Sunday nearest to St Peter’s Day on 29 June and is traditionally one of the periods in the Anglican church for the ordination for new priests and deacons.  We are delighted to be able return to this tradition this year.  

This weekend, on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th July, we warmly invite you to pray for nine priests, and five deacon ordinands in three services to be held at Southwell Minster. The services will be led by the Bishop of Southwell & Nottingham, Paul Williams on Saturday, and The Revd Dr Andy Emerton, Bishop of Sherwood on Sunday. 

You can join the online service here at 1.30pm on Saturday where the following priest candidates will be ordained.  

Anna Clarke who continues to serve her title with The Revd Rich Atkinson at St Margaret’s, Aspley.  

Fran Finn who is serving her title with The Revd Canon Steve Silvester in the Nottingham St Nicholas Benefice. 

Jo Lees-Robinson who is serving her title with The Revd Jonny Hughes at Trinity Church Nottingham (Bishop’s Mission Order). 

Jess Savill who is serving her title with The Revd Rich Atkinson Aspley Benefice of Bilborough and Strelley.  

Grant Walton who is serving his title with The Revd Tom Gillum in the St Mary the Virgin, the Lace Market, Nottingham Benefice.  

On the same day at 4pm the following priest candidates will be ordained.  Please do join us for the online service here.

Lee Gordon who is serving her title with The Revd Canon Fiona Shouler in the Selston with Westwood Benefice. 

Esther Hutchinson who is serving her title with The Revd Lydia Cartwright in the Clifton Team Ministry Benefice. 

Pippa Scott who is serving her title with The Revd Caroline Phillips in the Mansfield St Peter and St Paul Benefice and St Mark Benefice.  

Peter Stanley who is serving his title with The Revd Luiz Lima in the Worksop Christchurch and Shireoaks Benefice.  


On Sunday 4 July at 11am we invite you to pray for five deacons who will be ordained by the Revd Dr Andy Emerton, Bishop of Sherwood, assisted by Paul Williams, Bishop Southwell at Southwell Minster. Please do join us for the online service here. 

The following deacon candidates will be ordained at 11am. 

Lynda Blakeley is serving her title with The Revd Canon Steve Silvester in the Benefice of Sneinton St Stephen with St Matthias and the Benefice Nottingham St Nicholas. 

Beau Brumley will begin by serving his title with The Revd Jonny Hughes at Trinity Church Nottingham whilst exploring the development of a missional opportunity in another part of the diocese.  

Amy Hughes will serve her title with Trinity Church Nottingham with The Revd Jonny Hughes.  

Ade Perham will serve his title with The Revd Mark Fraser in the Gamston & Bridgford Benefice and Edwalton Benefice.  

Mark Wreford will serve his title with the Revd Trevor Raaff in the Linby with Papplewick Benefice, and will be working to establish a new worshipping community in partnership with Trinity Church Nottingham.