The Revd Adrian Hinksman
The Revd Don Dowling
The Revd Ian Friars
Thank you all for helping out during our vacancy
We are pleased to announce that the Reverend Virginia Dear (Ginni), currently Assistant Curate in the Hertford Team Ministry, based at All Saints Church, Hertford, has been appointed as Vicar of the Benefice of St Ippolyts with Great and Little Wymondley. This is subject to the completion of legal formalities and when those matters have been completed we will be able to announce the date of the Institution.
Please remember Ginni in your prayers.
Unofficial announcement -
We are absolutely delighted that Ginni is coming to our Benefice to be our new vicar. Ginni will be a great loss to All Saints Church Hertford and we pray that they quickly find somebody to take her place.
Looking after our Benefice is not an easy role but she will have our love and support. We are really looking forward to her ministry.
The name of our new vicar will announced at 09:30 on Sunday 13th March 2016 at the beginning of our Sunday Service.
If you want to be the first to hear the good news make sure that you are there!!!
Frani Williams has presented Mrs Andrews with a delightful picture showing the interior of St Ippolyts Church painted by Arthur Sibun. Mrs Andrews was absolutely delighted with her picture and has already found an appropriate place on her wall for it to be displayed. Frani payed tribute to the 65 years that Mrs Andrews has been cleaning our church and how her hard work is sorely missed.
The Annual Parishioners' Meeting (to elect the 2 Churchwardens) and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) of the Parish of St Ippolyts will be held in the St Ippolyts Parish Hall at 7.30pm on Thursday 7 April and everyone who is on the St Ippolyts Church Electoral Roll is encouraged to attend. The meeting is the Parish Church’s AGM and there will be a review of 2015 with reports from the Churchwardens, Treasurer, and the School, as well as the election of members of the Parochial Church Council (PCC) and the appointment of sidesmen and independent financial examiners. To make the event even more enjoyable, wine, soft drinks and nibbles will be available.
The Church Electoral Roll has to be confirmed and finalized 15 days before the APCM, so before then please check the Roll, which is in a file at the rear of the Church, to see whether you are registered; if not, complete one of the forms available in that file and hand it to Nicholas Watson, the Electoral Roll Officer, or a Churchwarden.
We are looking for new members of the PCC: if you are interested in playing a key role in the future of our church, please consider putting yourself forward for election - it is not a particularly onerous task. This will be a good time to join, as new PCC members and a new vicar should bring fresh ideas for our church.