Proposals affecting the benefice of Daventry in the Diocese of Peterborough.

Proposals for pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of Daventry in the Diocese of Peterborough.

The draft Scheme provides for:

• the termination of the team ministry established for the area of the benefice of Daventry, for the dissolution of that benefice and the transfer of the benefice’s parsonage to the Peterborough Diocesan Board of Finance for disposal;
• the creation of the new benefice of The Daventry Benefice, and the appointment of the Reverend Dawn Stokes as its first incumbent;
• the creation of the new benefice of Barby and Kilsby, and the appointment of the Reverend Nigel Fry as its first incumbent;
• the creation of the new benefice of Braunston, Ashby Saint Ledgers and Welton, and the selection of its first incumbent;
• the creation of the new benefice of Staverton, Hellidon and Catesby, and the appointment of the Reverend David Battison as its first incumbent;
• the housing arrangements for three of the new benefices; and
• the future patronage arrangements for the four new benefices.

This consultation expires on Monday 17th October 2022

Anyone may make representations (formal comments) for or against the draft scheme.

In order to be considered by the Commissioners, comments must be submitted in writing, either by post or electronically. You can do this in one of two ways:

  1. Email us using the form below, using "I would like to make a Representation". 
  2. Write to: James Davidson-Brett, Pastoral Division, Church Commissioners, Great Smith St, London, SW1P 3AZ
  3. The Pastoral and Closed Churches Team are continuing to work primarily from home, so please note:
    •    the best way to reach us quickly is via telephone or e-mail
    •    that it would be helpful if any correspondence is sent electronically 
    •    if you need to send hard copy post to Church House please confirm via email so we can make sure it is processed in a timely manner

Any representations must be received not later than Monday 17th October 2022. Any representation should include your reasons for your comments.

All correspondence received by the Commissioners will be treated as public correspondence.

If you have any queries about this draft scheme, please contact us using the form below using "I have a query about a draft scheme". 

To find out more, please read our leaflet "Your Views Count"

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