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Saturday 4 November 2006
All Saints', Pittville, Cheltenham

Eucharist of Thanksgiving for Ministry and Marriage

Priests listening to Bishop Michael preaching.  
Picture by David Price
A College of Priests (some 20 in all) attended this service to give thanks for 38 years of Fr Stephen's ministry
and 40 years of marriage for Fr Stephen and Vicky.
The Bishop of Gloucester was the celebrant and preacher.

The invited priests and Reader, Linda Biggs, lining up before entering All Saints' church

Eucharist of Thanksgiving

On 4 November in All Saints’ church Bishop Michael presided and preached at a Eucharist of Thanksgiving for Fr Stephen’s and Vicky’s forty years of marriage and Fr Stephen’s thirty eight years of ordained ministry. The service was followed by a buffet lunch in the Princess Hall at Cheltenham Ladies’ College.


After the service

At the Ladies College


Fr Stephen's Last Sunday at St Nicolas'

Fr Stephen's Last Sunday at St Mary's

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