New Salvation Army Divisional Leaders
From Monday 15 July, Lieutenant-Colonel Joao Paulo (JP) Ramos will become Commander of the West Midlands Division of the Salvation Army. From his base in Birmingham, he will lead a Division which stretches from Worcestershire to North Staffs, and from Shrewsbury to Coventry.
Lieutenant-Colonel Karin Ramos will be in charge of Leader Development in the Salvation Army’s West Midlands Division. JP and Karin, who have served as Salvation Army officers in their homeland of Portugal, Sweden and the UK, have three children.
New Methodist District Administrator
Leigh Maydew is leaving his role as Administrator for the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury District of the Methodist Church in order to train for the Methodist ministry. Leigh’s farewell service will be held at Central Methodist Church, Spring Head, Wednesbury, WS10 9AD, at 3.00pm on Sunday 28 July. Leigh’s replacement as District Administrator will be Richard Lockley (pictured). Alongside his new role, Richard will continue to work as Administrator of the Telford Methodist Circuit.
New Archdeacon Missioner
The Venerable Sue Weller has been named as the new Archdeacon Missioner in the Diocese of Lichfield. Currently Archdeacon of Walsall, Sue will take on the role which combines the responsibilities of Archdeacon of Lichfield with a role as Missioner across the diocese, plus an attachment at Lichfield Cathedral. She will take up her new role in September. More information HERE.