“Canon Trevor Pitt is being Licensed as Associate Priest (Self-Supporting) in the Parishes of Escomb, Etherley, Hamsterley, Witton-le-Wear and Witton Park.
Derek Jago is being Licensed as Reader in the Parishes of Hamsterley and Witton-le-Wear – Derek was already Licensed to Escomb, Etherley, and Witton Park. (Trevor and Derek will exercise their ministries across the Escomb Group of Parishes, and will both have a particular involvement in their local communities.)
Trevor Pitt, Tim Atkins and Richard Deimel are being invited to be Associate Ministers
in the Methodist Church, to recognise and enhance their ministries in the Auckland Methodist Circuit, including our villages.
All these Licences and Invitations will be officially handed over at a special service around the opening of the Christian Centre in Hamsterley in the future refurbished Methodist Chapel.”