Diocesan press releases

New Curate appointed for Berriew

A new curate for the Welshpool area has been appointed by the Bishop of St Asaph.

The Reverend Jonathan Skipper has joined the Pool Mission Area and will be based at St Beuno’s Church, Berriew, St John’s Mission Church, Fron, and Pantyffridd Mission Church.

He will complement the ministry already offered by Archdeacon Peter Pike and the Revd. Esther Yates.

Jonathan was ordained in 2014 and has until recently been assistant curate in Llanfyllin, Bwlch-y-Cibau and Llanwddyn.

Jonathan Skipper was licensed to his new ministry in the Bishop’s Chapel at St Asaph on Thursday, 30th June.

The Bishop of St Asaph, the Rt Revd. Gregory Cameron said: ‘Jonathan is a young cleric who brings a lot of enthusiasm to the business of making the healing offered in the ministry of Jesus available in today’s world. He will be joining a great team in Pool Mission Area.’