Sunday 20 May 2018, 6.30pm
Preacher: The Rev’d Andrew Thomas, Rector, Dulverton (All Saints) with Brushford, Brompton Regis, Upton and Skilgate
Andrew was brought up and schooled in Surrey. Following a career as a nurse in paediatric cardio thoracic medicine, he attended theological college at Westcott House, Cambridge. Made Deacon in 2010 he served his curacy at Cookham, Berkshire. Following his curacy Andrew took up a post as a Royal Naval Chaplain, attending basic officer training at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. In 2014, Andrew began his current appointment as the Rector of five rural parishes on Exmoor in Somerset, where he has built a ministry team, seeing three candidates through Reader training, and two candidates through the Bishops’ Advisory Panel selection process for ordained ministry. He and his partner, Mark, share the custody of a Dachshund called Monty, and Lola, a grumpy elderly cat.