The Archdeacon of Colchester, the Venerable Annette Cooper, has recently issued the following announcement which affects St Mary’s Church:
I am pleased to let you know that The Revd. Mandy Elmes has accepted my invitation to become the Priest in Charge of Langham with Boxted and West Bergholt with Great Horkesley. Please make this announcement in all of your churches on Sunday morning. It is of course subject to the completion of all the necessary legal checks. Currently Mandy is serving as a Self-Supporting Associate Priest in the West Mersea benefice. Mandy, who is married to Paul will be moving to the Rectory at West Bergholt in the early summer following her holiday already booked in the first half of July.