New Lead for Curate Training and Development appointed
4 weeks ago
The Bishop of Southwark, the Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, has appointed the Revd Jeremy Clark-King, Priest-in-Charge of St John the Evangelist, St Francisco, USA to be the new IME2 Lead for Curate Training and Development. He will take up his appointment on Tuesday 1 December 2020. This new post has been developed to give a specific focus on the ministerial development and training of curates within the Diocese, offering them pastoral care and support as they prepare for their future ministry.
Commenting on his appointment Jeremy Clark-King said, ‘I am very excited to engage in this role of supporting the ongoing formation of the remarkable women and men called to ordained ministry and serving as curates in the Diocese. I want those in this phase of IME to enjoy their curacy and flourish in these challenging times. I am looking forward to being part of a team of talented colleagues and getting to know the curates and parishes as I return to my roots in South London’.
Bishop Christopher said, ‘I am delighted to have appointed Jeremy Clark-King to this exciting important post. With his very varied ministry Jeremy will bring a wealth of experience as he works alongside our curates in their ongoing formation and training. Our priority is to help equip our curates for confident, effective and joyful ministry in God’s church’.
Brief Biography the Revd Jeremy Norman Clark-King:
1985 - 1998 Kings College, London BD, Associate of Kings College
1988 - 1990 Ordination Training at Ripon College Cuddesdon
1990 Ordained Deacon
1990 - 1993 Curate, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, St Helen w Cole Orton, Diocese of Leicester
1991 Ordained Priest
1993 - 1996 Curate, Ledbury, St Michael and All Angels and St Katherine's Chapel w Eastnor, Diocese of Hereford
1996 – 1999 Chaplain to the University of Cambridge, Chaplain, Praelector and Bye Fellow, Girton College, Cambridge and Assistant Priest, St Mary the Great w St Michael, Diocese of Ely
1997 - 1999 Heythrop College, London, MA
2000 – 2005 Vicar, Byker (St Anthony), Diocese of Newcastle
2005 – 2011 Rector, St Martin, North Vancouver, Diocese of New Westminster, Canada
2011 – 2012 Interim Rector, St Christopher, West Vancouver, Diocese of New Westminster, Canada
2012 – 2016 Rector, Kerrisdale, Vancouver, Diocese of New Westminster, Canada
2018 - 2020 Priest-in-Charge (p/t), St John, San Francisco, Diocese of California, USA and Consultant in Congregational Development.