New Priest in Charge Licensed

 

The Revd John Davies is now officially in post as the priest serving Austwick, Eldroth, Clapham and Keasden.  A large congregation of parishioners, visitors and representatives of local organisations gathtered in Clapham Church to welcome John and  witness his licensing by the Bishop of Leeds, the Rt. Revd Nick Baines, and installation by the Archdeacon of Craven, the Ven Beverley Mason.

The ceremonial procession was led by crucifer Annie Parker from Keasden into a church which had been beautifully decorated by representatives of all four churches.

 

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